Counsel is as important as the word attorney. We must do our best with our clients.” – Michael S. Simon, Esq.
The Simon Law Firm is a premier law firm located in Western New York. They provide experienced personalized representation in all matrimonial & family law matters. Since 1984, The Simon Law Firm has provided families with exceptional legal support, and the full range of resources to help clients understand all options available to them. The firm’s lawyers fight diligently to protect their clients interests, and strive to reach a fair outcome.
Michael S. Simon, founder of the law firm was admitted to practice law in 1984. He represents clients in the Western New York area, including Erie, Niagara, Chautauqua, Wyoming, Genesee and Cattaraugus counties. His practice covers a wide range of areas in matrimonial and family law litigation including custody, visitation, support, equitable distribution, post divorce enforcement and modification proceedings, anti-nuptial agreements, separation agreements, relocation proceedings and grandparent/sibling visitation proceedings. Mr. Simon during the course of his legal career has represented many high-profile clients. Recently, Mr. Simon took the bench as a Justice at the Town of Wales NY, 2019.
Mr. Simon received his Juris Doctor from University at Buffalo Law School – SUNY, 1983 and obtained his Bachelor Arts from The Canisius College of Buffalo, 1981. He is a member of The American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, The Erie County Bar Association, and member of each Bar Association’s Family Law related divisions/sections.
Mr. Simon has been recognized and noted as a key Speaker and participant at Erie Law Institute Seminar/Mock Trial regarding Child Support proceedings, lecturer at Erie Institute of Law CLE seminar “How to Get It, How to Use It; He has participated in Elements of Discovery in Family Court and Matrimonial Court Practice”, April 2007; lecturer New York State Bar Association CLE Program “Practical Skills Family Court Practice” Spring 2006, lecturer New York State Bar Association CLE Program “Practical Skills- Basic Matrimonial Practice” Fall 2006 and Fall 2007; Fall 2010, 2011, 2012,2013,2014, lecturer National Business Institute – Advanced Matrimonial Practice 2012, Erie Institute of Law- Trial Evidence “What They Didn’t Teach You in Law School” April 2013. In 2016 he lectured at the NBI Seminar entitled “Divorce Cases from Start to Finish” Fall 2016. Mr. Simon has authored numerous articles on matrimonial & family law for the Daily Record and Erie County Bar Association bulletin.
Mr. Simon has been selected as a “Superlawyer” consecutively from 2013-2019 and named in Artvoice Buffalo’s Best Businesses 2015.
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