Joined Eisenhower in 2018, Member since 2018
Thomas J. (T.J.) Parkes

T.J. has more than 20 years of experience and focuses his practice on real estate and real estate finance. He has worked on a broad range of real estate and land use matters, including entitlement, development, acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, organizational and financial structuring and joint ventures with institutional investment partners.


Eisenhower Carlson PLLC
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Tacoma, WA 98402



Admitted to Practice in

All Washington Courts


J.D., Seattle University School of Law (cum laude), 1997
B.S. Pennsylvania State University, 1990

Professional Affiliations

Washington State Bar Association
Federal Bar of the Western District of Washington
American Bar Association, Taxation and Real Estate Property


T.J. has been recognized by the Best Lawyers in America© publication for his work in real estate law from 2013 through 2020

Community & Civic Activities

Rules of Professional Conduct Committee
- Real Property Section
- Probate and Trust Section
Planning Association of Washington, Board Member, 1998-2000
Representative to Washington State Building Code Technical Advisory Group on the Endangered Species Act
Seattle University School of Law, Real Estate, Adjunct Professor, Fall 2004 - 2014
Tacoma Farmers Market, Board Member, 2012 - 2015

Prior Affiliations

Foster Pepper LLC 2000 - 2018
Gordon, Thomas, Honeywell, Maanca, Petrson & Daheim (Tacoma, WA) 1997 - 2000
Legal Intern, 1995 - 1997
Central Puget Sound Growth Management Hearings Board (Seattle, WA), Legal Intern, 1996
U.S. Navy, Submarine Warfare, 1990 - 1994
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