University of Notre Dame, B.A. History, 1974 University of Notre Dame Law School , 1977
New Mexico, 1977
Florida, 1979 (inactive)
U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico, 1978
U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit,1980
State Bar of New Mexico, The Florida Bar (inactive), Defense Research Institute, American Bar Association, Defense Lawyers Association
Mr. Simone provides statewide representation, specializing in the field of insurance defense litigation, product liability, bad faith and medical malpractice. He represents a number of insurance companies including Farm Bureau, Hanover, Allstate, GEICO, CIBA Insurance Services, Interstate Fire and Casualty Company, and James River Insurance Company and others.
Mr. Simone has developed a mediation practice where he mediates cases around the State. Mr. Simone has been appointed as mediator by Judges throughout the State and as a private mediator has mediated over 400 cases, in product liability, insurance, premises liability, legal and medical malpractice, construction and nursing homes.
Mr. Simone has tried numerous bench and jury trials, from automobile accident cases to complex bad faith cases. He has served as a bad faith expert. He has an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell. He is listed as a Southwest Super Lawyer. Selected as 2012 outstanding civil defense attorney.