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Wesley Parks
Attorney-Mediator
Cohen & Cohen, P.C.

1720 South Bellaire Street
Suite 205
Denver, CO 80218
Phone: 3039334529
Email: wparks@cohenlawyers.com
Other URL http://www.cohenlawdenver.com
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BAR ADMISSIONS

  • State Bar of Montana 
  • Colorado Bar Association 
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado 

LEGAL EXPERIENCE

Mediator-Associate Attorney

Cohen & Cohen, P.C., Denver, Colorado, April 2016-present 

  • Bankruptcy (BK) counsel for debtors and creditors, chapters 7 and 13 
  • Complex multi-state BK and commercial litigation involving intellectual property licenses and infringement  
  • Trustee representation 
  • Lead counsel in civil litigation proceedings 
  • General business transactions, negotiations, and contract drafting 
  • Mediation  

Contract Attorney 

Pangrle Patent, Brand & Design Law, P.C., Burbank, California, October 2014-present 

  • Assist with U.S. and international clients in copyright (CR) and trademark (TM) matters
  • Manage TM docket
  • TM filings, TM office action responses, participation in TTAB ex parte/inter partes proceedings
  • Assignments and licensing of TM and CR rights
  • TM and CR contract drafting and review
  • INTA Course on International Trademark Law and Practice (2016)

Attorney 

The Law Offices of Lisa E. Frazer, LLC, Denver, Colorado, January 2014-April 2016 

  • Lead counsel in family law matters  
  • Litigation and mediation advocacy 

EDUCATION

The University of Montana School of Law, Missoula, Montana, J.D., 2013 

  • Class of 2013 Outstanding Law Student Award  
  • Mediation Clinic Intern (2012-2013)
  • Emmett C. Angland Excellence in Clinical Work Award (2013) 
  • ABA Mediation Competition Regional Finalist (2013) 
  • Scholarships:  Hickman (2011) & Garlington, Lohn, & Robinson (2012) 

The University of Missouri, Kansas City, Missouri, B.A. Art History, 2003 

  • Graduated with Distinction 
  • Undergraduate Research Award (2003) 
  • Ilus W. Davis Writing Competition, Second Place (2001) 
  • Eddie Jacobson Scholarship for International Studies (2001) 
  • Study Abroad: Université Lyon 2, Lyon, France, (2001) 

PUBLICATIONS

  • Is Lawyer Presence to Blame for Mediation’s Drift away from Party Self-Determination? Forthcoming
  • Removal of the Impediment, Montana Law Review, Vol. 74, Issue 2 (2013) 
  • Mandatory Appellate Mediation, Montana Lawyer, Vol. 39, No. 2 (2013) 

PRESENTATIONS & LECTURES

  • Mediation Litigation:Recent Reported Court Opinions about Mediation; Faculty:  12th Annual ADR ConferenceDenver, Colorado, 2018
  • Mediation Advocacy; Faculty:  12th Annual ADR Conference, Denver, Colorado, 2018
  • Multidisciplinary Professionalism in Mediation: Navigating the T-junction of Attorney-Mediators, Non-attorney Mediators, and Attorney-Advocate, Faculty:  11th Annual ADR Conference, Denver, Colorado, 2017
  • Mandatory Appellate Mediation
    Faculty:  Issues, Ethics, and Opportunities in Dispute Resolution Conference, Bozeman, Montana, 2013

PRO BONO & VOLUNTEER WORK

12th Annual ADR Planning Committee, Denver, Colorado, 2018                 

  • Committee Member
  • Planned conference, drafted request for proposals, reviewed proposals for acceptance

Jefferson County Mediation Services, Golden, Colorado, 2015-present 

  • Mediator 
  • Family, landlord/tenant, general civil, and small claims disputes 

Missoula Community Dispute Resolution Center, Missoula, Montana, 2012-2013 

  • Mediator 
  • Landlord/tenant, family, employment, consumer disputes

Open Aid Alliance, Missoula, Montana, 2012-2013 

  • Member Board of Directors & Treasurer 

 PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • American Bar Association Member 
  • Colorado Bar Association Member 
  • Montana Bar Association Member 
  • Denver Bar Association Member
  • International Trademark Association (INTA) Member 
  • Colorado LGBT Bar Association Member 
  • Mediation Association of Colorado Professional Member

Practice Areas

  • Business
  • Civil Matters
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Relations/Civil Unions
  • Family Related
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Small Claims

Additional Professional Services

  • Licensed Attorney
 

Additional Availability

✓ Evenings   ✓ Weekends