Barry Simon

Barry Simon

Founding Partner
Senior Partner
Location:
Elmhurst , New York
Phone:
800-672-4029
Email:

Barry Simon is the founding and senior partner at Simon & Gilman. He was born and raised in Queens, New York and attended public schools in New York City, graduating Newtown High School in 1969.  He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Long Island University (LIU) graduating Magna Cum Laude in 1973 and received his Juris Doctorate degree from the Franklin Pierce Law Center, in Concord, New Hampshire, three years later.  He is admitted to the practice of law in New York State, the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York and is admitted before the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit.  He has practiced law in this community for over 38 years at the same location. 

Mr. Simon has practiced extensively in the areas of: personal injury, wills, estates, real estate, criminal law, landlord/tenant and Social Security Disability.  He is a member of the Queens County Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, New York  Social Security Bar Association, Sustaining Member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives and the United States Tennis Association.  Mr. Simon continues to play competitive tennis relying on his experience as a former player on the tennis circuit.  He is married and has three children (who also play tennis).  Mr. Simon is  proud to be included in the Second Edition of the Who’s Who in American Law. He is an avid Yankees fan.

 

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Estates and Trusts
  • Criminal Law
  • SSDI
  • Complex Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit

Education

  • University of New Hampshire - Franklin Law Center, Concord, New Hampshire
    • Juris Doctorate
  • Newtown High School - 1969
  • Long Island University
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude - 1973

Honors and Awards

  • Who’s Who in American Law, Second Edition

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives
  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • Queens County Bar Association, Member
  • Brooklyn Bar Association
  • Brandeis Association
  • New York Social Security Bar Association, Member
  • United States Tennis Association, Sustaining Member

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