Johnny Parker - Faculty & Adjuncts

Johnny Parker, LL.M, JD

Johnny Parker, LL.M, JD
Professor of Law
College of Law
918-631-2444 College of Law Room 253


LLM – Columbia University JD – University of Mississippi BA – University of Mississippi


Professor Parker earned his J.D. in 1984 from the University of Mississippi and an LL.M. in 1987 from Columbia University Law School. After teaching at North Carolina Central University Law School, Professor Parker joined the TU College of Law in 1990. His teaching and scholarly interests focus upon constitutional issues, torts, and insurance. Professor Parker teaches agency/partnership, torts, insurance, constitutional law and civil rights.

Research Interests

Professor Parker finds his teaching areas intellectually stimulating from both a teaching and scholarly perspective for two reasons. First, each is among the most dynamic fields known to the common law. Second, all are intimately related to the field of personal injury.

Teaching Interests

Torts Law
Insurance Law
Civil Rights Law
Constitutional Liberties


Law Reviews


  • Mississippi Laws of Damages (2015-16 ed., Thompson/West 2015) (1990).

  • Torts Law: Cases, Problems and Notes (with Lundy Langston & Blaine G. Le Cesne) (Harrison, 1992-2003).

Journal Articles

  • Johnny Parker & Timothy Schafer, The Legal Implications Of A Reservation Of Rights Defense Examined In The Context of Recoupment of Defense Costs And Tripartite Conflict of Interest, University of Missouri Kansas City L. R (2020).

  • Johnny Parker, Mississippi Laws of Damages, Thompson/West.

Courses Taught

  • Seminar
  • Constitutional Law I
  • Advanced Torts
  • Agency and Partnership
  • Constitutional Law II

Awards & Honors

  • Phyllis Hurley Frey Professor of Law Award
  • Law College’s Nominee: University Outstanding Teacher Award
  • Outstanding Teacher Award
  • University’s Outstanding Teacher Award
  • Outstanding First Year Professor
  • Outstanding Upper Class Professor