MSPB

Jessica Parks, former MSPB Board Member, Vice Chair and Administrative Judge

Jessica Parks, former MSPB Board Member, Vice Chair and Administrative Judge

The United States Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) hears appeals of adverse actions against federal employees, including suspensions, demotions, furloughs, and terminations.  The attorneys of KATOR, PARKS, WEISER & HARRIS have extensive experience in cases before the MSPB.

Former MSPB Vice Chair Jessica Parks Leads KPWH’s MSPB Practice Section

Jessica Parks serves as the Chair of Kator, Parks, Weiser & Harris’s MSPB practice section.  Ms. Parks served as an Administrative Judge with the MSPB’s Atlanta Regional Office.  President George H.W. Bush appointed Ms. Parks to serve as one of the three Board Members of the MSPB, and her appointment was confirmed by the U.S. Senate.  President Bill Clinton elevated Ms. Parks to the position of Vice Chair of the MSPB.  While at the MSPB, Ms. Parks decided hundreds of cases, establishing important principles related to protecting employees’ due process rights, guaranteeing fair consideration of adverse actions, and enforcing reasonable and just levels of penalties.

Federal Lawyers and Judges Hire KPW for Their Own Cases

KATOR, PARKS, WEISER & HARRIS has represented MSPB and EEOC Administrative Judges and staff members, federal Administrative Law Judges, and Civil Rights and EEO Office officials in cases and MSPB appeals.  Staff attorneys from numerous federal agencies have chosen Kator, Parks, Weiser & Harris to represent them in their own MSPB appeals.  People involved in the federal civil service system know to turn to Kator, Parks, Weiser & Harris to protect their federal careers.

KPWH Handles All Types of Cases Before the MSPB

The MSPB considers cases regarding many aspects of employment, including disciplinary actions, whistleblower retaliation, performance-related actions, retirement decisions, and cases involving veterans’ rights under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) and the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA). We represent employees nationwide who are faced with adverse actions, in their appeals to MSPB administrative judges, and before the entire Board. In addition, we represent employees in petitions for review of unfavorable MSPB decisions to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Protect Your Federal Career

If your federal career is jeopardized, make certain that your rights are protected.  If you are presented with a proposed removal, provide a strong response.  If you are targeted with retaliation because you were a whistleblower, stand strong.  Make sure that your rights as a military veteran are honored.  Contact Kator, Parks, Weiser & Harris for a case consultation.

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