Parker County Today November 2016 - Page 66

our stories: ATTORNEY EARL KING A Retiring Fellow? - Part II Sometimes life just gets in the way NOVEMBER 2016 PA R K E R C O U N T Y T O D AY BY MEL W RHODES 64 PHOTOS BY STEVE SCHILLIO Barbara and Earl King with Pricilla H aving escaped stifling poverty and its stigmatization through the military and associated opportunities, and having earned his law degree, Earl King moved to Fort Worth to work with the city attorney’s office. Throughout his long career King has practiced various types of law: securities and land development, pensions and profit sharing plans, even adoption law. But he also grew his own businesses and investments.