Elizabeth A. Parker

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Attorney Elizabeth A. Parker is an advocate and counselor in all aspects of family law, including divorce, complex support, property distribution, pre-marital agreements, protection from abuse, and child custody.   She has been admitted to the practice of law by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and the U.S. District Court of Western Pennsylvania.

Prior to joining Raphael, Ramsden & Behers, Attorney Parker practiced family law with an international domestic litigation firm.  Ms. Parker received her Juris Doctor from the Duquesne University School of Law where she was the recipient of the Equal Justice America Fellowship. Through this fellowship, she worked with the Neighborhood Legal Services Association to aid and represent victims of domestic violence.  She earned her baccalaureate, magna cum laude, from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Honors Fraternity.

Attorney Parker has lectured at and organized many Continuing Legal Education programs through the Allegheny County Bar Foundation.  She was a guest speaker at the ABA Equal Justice Conference in Portland, Oregon, and lectured at the Pennsylvania Conference of State Trial Judges.   She has authored several articles through the ACBA Lawyers Journal.

Attorney Parker serves on the Board of Directors of the Neighborhood Legal Services Association, a non-profit, public interest law firm that provides civil legal assistance to residents of Allegheny, Beaver, Butler and Lawrence Counties.  She is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association, ACBA Family Law Section, ACBA Young Lawyers Division, ACBA Women in the Law Division, and ACBA Court Rules Committee.

In addition to her commitment to legal services and the legal community, Ms. Parker also serves on the Board of Directors of the State YMCA of Pennsylvania.  Through a mock-government program called “Youth and Government”, the State YMCA educates hundreds of high school students each year.  Ms. Parker continues to lead educational workshops and provide guidance for the students in the judicial branch of this program. 

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania,2012
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania,2012


  • Duquesne University School of Law,Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence -2012
    • Honors:Equal Justice America Fellowship Recipient
  • Temple University
    • B.A.magna cum laude-2008
    • Honors:Phi Beta Kappa Fraternity

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Member
  • ACBA Court Rules Committee, Member
  • ACBA Family Law Section, Member
  • ACBA Women in the Law Division, Member
  • ACBA Young Lawyer Division, Member
  • Neighborhood Legal Services Association, Board of Directors
  • State YMCA of Pennsylvania, Board of Directors