Navigating Complex Litigation Matters

Our lawyers opened the doors of Schimmel & Parks, APLC, with a singular intention in mind: to offer top-quality legal counsel to those they represent. Our team draws on more than 70 combined years of experience helping our clients achieve their legal goals.

Attorneys Arya Rhodes, Alan Schimmel and Michael Parks

Based in Sherman Oaks and serving the region since 2003

A Reputation For Delivering High Quality Service Tailored To The Needs Of Our Clients

Schimmel & Parks, APLC, is a small boutique law firm and a well-established pillar in the legal community. Since 2003, our attorneys have consistently delivered high-quality, professional and personalized legal representation.

Our skilled litigators understand the various laws and how to effectively navigate the legal system and its proceedings. They are well aware of the risks that clients can face and how emotional and stressful legal conflicts can be. Our lawyers will make it a point to work one-on-one with you. By taking this personalized approach, it will allow them to understand you, your goals and the circumstances around your legal problem.

Our team stays up to date on the latest technology to help enhance their ability to develop effective, custom strategies with which to pursue maximum results for our clients, ensuring that each of them receives dedicated attention throughout the process.

High-Quality Legal Counsel On Your Side

Alan I. Schimmel

Alan I. Schimmel

Michael W. Parks

Michael W. Parks

Arya Rhodes

Arya Rhodes

Ashtyne Cofer

Ashtyne Cofer

A Proven Track Record Of Success

Insurance Bad
Faith Result


Recovery for policyholders victimized by insurance bad faith practices following the Northridge Earthquake

Recent Class
Action Result


Judgment on behalf of a class of employees for personal injury and loss of property related to illegal working conditions

Recent Insurance
Bad Faith Result


Recovery in defense costs for insureds denied their right to independent counsel by their insurance companies

Driven To Help Clients Succeed


“I just wanted to say thank you again for taking our case through trial. We just think you are the best.”
– John S.

“I hired Alan to represent me in what seemed like an impossible case to take on. His calm demeanor made me feel comfortable and his confidence gave me hope. He was extremely dedicated to getting us the justice we deserved. Over the years we built a relationship, and I could tell he actually cared about the girls in the case. His hard work paid off and I am forever grateful for that! If you are looking for an attorney, I highly recommended giving him a call!”
– Stephanie J.

Patient, Personable, and Professional.
“I am not crazy about lawyers, but my experience was painless, and I felt I could trust their advice. I would for sure recommend them if you are in the unfortunate position of needing a lawyer.”
– Susan Painter

Proven Success In Complex Litigation Cases

With more than 70 combined years of experience, our attorneys are known for their fierce and steadfast litigation skills. They are relentless in their approach to representing clients in civil litigation, and they provide skilled representation in individual, mass tort and class-action cases.

Our lawyers have earned their reputations for success. In recent years, they have pursued justice in a number of landmark mass tort cases, including those involving the Malibu fires, the Porter Ranch gas leak, and matters arising from floods and other catastrophes.

Our attorneys know how to litigate. They know the complications that are most likely to arise. They know how to provide our clients with the legal support they need.

Our team has recovered tens of millions of dollars for the clients it’s served, and it stands prepared to help you, too.

Discover The Power Of High-Quality Legal Counsel

Attorneys Alan Schimmel, Arya Rhodes and Michael Parks
Rated By Super Lawyers | Alan I. Schimmel
Rated By Super Lawyers | Michael Parks
AV Preeminent | Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Ratings
The State Bar of California
LACBA | Los Angeles County Bar Association
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles | CAALA
Martindale-Hubbell | Preeminent | Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence | 2020
Martindale-Hubbell | Distinguished | Peer Rated for High Professional Achievement | 2020