David Parker

Mr. Parker is a well-respected attorney in Montgomery County, engaged in the practice of Real Estate Law since 1985. In addition to real estate settlements, his other area of concentration includes complex commercial transactions. He also leads the company in the American Land Title Association Best Practices compliance division. He is highly visible in the industry as an author and lecturer on real estate related issues.  He is the President of Village Settlements and the managing owner for the entire company. He works out of the Gaithersburg office.

As an educator, he instructs continuing education courses for real estate agents and brokers. His columns have appeared regularly in local newspapers, magazines and newsletters. He also co-authored the book “Real Estate Practice in DC, Maryland and Virginia.” The book can be found in the library of many law firms and law schools throughout the United States. Mr. Parker is active in community endeavors, including fund raising for The Children’s Inn at the National Institutes of Health and MedStar Hospital.  He received his Juris Doctorate from William and Mary School of Law, where he was the winner of the William and Mary Negotiating Competition and runner-up at the United States Eastern Regional Negotiating Competition.  He also won the prominent American Jurisprudence Awards in Contracts and Criminal Law.  He received his Bachelor of Arts degree, Magna Cum Laude, with Distinction in Political Science from James Madison University where he was the Student Advocate Coordinator which involved defending the rights of students charged with academic violations, the President of the Pre-Legal Society and the Vice President of the Political Science Honor Society.  His professional affiliations include the Maryland State, Montgomery County and the American Bar Associations.