James E. Simon
Charleston, WV
office 304.340.3832
  • Overview
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  • Admissions
  • Memberships
  • Publications & Presentations
  • Community Involvement
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Mr. Simon's primary area of practice is litigation.


  • Pensacola Christian College, B.A., Prelaw, Spanish Minor, magna cum laude, 2014
  • Washington and Lee University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2017


  • Washington and Lee University Immigrant Rights Clinic, 2016
  • Summer Associate, Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, 2016
  • Judicial Intern, 22A Judicial District of the Sixth Division of the Superior Court of North Carolina, 2015
  • Legal Intern, Prosecutorial District 22A, District Attorney’s Office, Statesville, North Carolina, 2015


  • Order of the Coif
  • Davis Moot Court Competition Administrator, Washington and Lee University Moot Court Board
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Award
  • Quarterfinalist, N.Y.U. National Immigration Law Competition


  • West Virginia State Bar


  • Latin American Law Student Association

Publications & Presentations

  • Author, “Civil Asset Forfeiture in Virginia: An Imperfect System,” Washington and Lee University Law Review
  • Lead Articles Editor and Staff Writer, Washington and Lee University Law Review

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer, Rockbridge SPCA, 2014 - 2017
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