John S. Simonson

John S. Simonson

Partner
Location:
Redwood City, California
Phone:
650-486-2884 (Direct Line)
650-637-9100 (Receptionist)
Fax:
650-637-8071
Email:

John S. Simonson graduated from Gonzaga University in 1969 and Hastings College of Law in 1973.

He was a member of Ropers, Majeski, Kohn & Bentley from 1973 to 2009. He started with Hayes Scott May 1, 2009.

John is a trial attorney primarily engaged in the defense of professional liability, catastrophic injury and personal injury cases.

He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) since 1986 and is board certified by the National Board of Trial Advocates since 1986, recertified in 2008.

Areas of Practice

  • Professional Liability
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Personal Injury Cases

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocates (NBTA), 1986
  • Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocates (NBTA), 2008

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit

Education

  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California
    • J.D. - 1973
  • Gonzaga University
    • B.S. cum laude - 1969

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Member, 1986 - Present
  • Association of Defense Counsel (ADC)
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA)
  • San Mateo Superior Court Arbitration Panel
  • State Bar of California

Past Employment Positions

  • Ropers, Majeski, Kohn & Bentley, Member, 1973 - 2009