Passion for Public Speaking

Judge Parker studied public address and communications at the University of North Texas. She is passionate about public speaking as a way to inspire others and to reflect on and share her experiences. Here is a list of a few of the bar and community events at which she has spoken during her tenure in public office:

  • National Trial Lawyers, Lessons from an American Courtroom Anote Bias and Race (2020)
  • Center for Women in Law, Women's Power Summit, Reprisal of TEDx Talk, Lesson in the Label (2019)
  • Dallas Bar Association Law Day Luncheon (2017)
  • SMU Black Law Students Association Graduation Dinner (2017)
  • TEDx Talk at Turtle Creek Women TEDx Event (2016)
  • Dallas Bar Association Annual Law Student Professionalism Program (2016)
  • Dallas County Tax Assessor’s Employee Enrichment Day (2016)
  • Desoto ISD Education Foundation Gala (2016)
  • Law and Leadership Symposium hosted by Dallas Women Lawyers Association and Irma Rangel (2016)
  • Texas Lawyer Extraordinary Minority Attorney Awards Luncheon (2015)
  • University of North Texas College of Law Incoming Law Students Fundamentals Dinner (2015)
  • Richardson ISD Convocation (2015)
  • Cutting Edge Youth Summit at UNT Dallas (2015)
  • Dallas Bar Association Transition to Law Program Dinner (2015)
  • Garland NAACP Chapter Freedom Fund Luncheon (2014)
  • South Dallas Business and Professional Women’s Club Annual Luncheon (2014)
  • Garland ISD Girls with Goals Leadership Program (2014)