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Parker Straus, LLP Managing Partner Promoted to Major

Parker Straus, LLP Managing Partner Promoted to Major

August 24, 2017, Austin, TX – State Judge Advocate, Texas State Guard and Tarrant County Judge, Lt. Col. Charles Vanover, promoted Capt. Michael R. Parker to the rank of major last weekend. Parker received his promotion on August 19, 2017 at the Joint Judge Advocate General’s Corps Training Conference at the Texas State Capitol.

Parker served as a proud Texas State Guard (TXSG) captain and member of the Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps Trial Defense Service (TDS) since 2014. The TDS mission is to provide defense legal services to soldiers as required by law or as authorized by The Judge Advocate General's (JAG) Corps. The Texas State Guard TDS provides a full-range of defense oriented legal services to Texas Army National Guard and State Guard Soldiers, including:

• Representation of Soldiers charged with military offenses;
• Representation of Soldiers during investigations and before separation or grade reduction boards;
• Counseling of Soldiers regarding non-judicial punishment, and other adverse administrative actions taken pursuant to military regulations.

“I am truly blessed to have such a supportive family and a loving wife that allows me to serve my fellow Texans,” stated Parker.