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Kenneth O'Neal Simon

Kenneth O'Neal Simon

Principal, Ken Simon Law
  • Arbitration & Mediation, Business Law, Securities Law...
  • Alabama
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Summary

Ken Simon is a former trial judge with more than one hundred jury trials under his belt. Ken is an experienced mediator, arbitrator, special master, and claims administrator. He has mediated hundreds of cases arising out of state and federal courts around the Southeast, and is an active arbitrator of conflicts as diverse as disputes between investment firms and clients, employers and employees, businesses and suppliers, and nursing homes and patients. Ken’s legal practice covers areas as varied as securities litigation and enforcement proceedings, securities and corporate compliance, municipal bond transactions, as well as personal injury and other litigation affecting individuals, businesses, governmental agencies, and groups.

Education
University of Alabama School of Law
J.D. (1979) | Law
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Honors: Order of Barristers Bench & Bar Legal Honorary Best Paper Labor Arbitration Best Paper--Philosophy of Law National Moot Court Team Moot Court Board
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University of South Alabama
B.A. (1976) | History; Political Science; English
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Honors: Howard F. Mahan Award (Outstanding History Graduate) USA Department of History Blanche Cox Award (University's Outstanding Student) -- Gold Key President Student Government Association Vice President Student Government Association
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Professional Experience
Principal
Ken Simon Law
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Arbiter
Judicial Arbiter Group, Inc.
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Adjunct Faculty
National Judicial College
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Adjunct Professor
Miles College School of Law
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Partner
Christian & Small, LLP
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Panelist, Atlanta Office
JAMS, The Resolution Experts
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Partner
Simon & Associates
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Adjunct Professor
Samford University, Cumberland School of Law
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Partner
Bradley Arant Rose & White
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Circuit Judge
10th Judicial Circuit of Alabama
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Partner
Spain & Gillon, LLP
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Assistant Director of Enforcement
U. S. Securities & Exchange Commission
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Branch Chief
U. S. Securities & Exchange Commission
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Staff Attorney
U. S. Securities & Exchange Commission
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Lieutenant Commander
U.S. Navy Reserves JAG Corps
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White House Fellow/Special Assistant to the Attorney General
U.S. Department of Justice
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Associate
Nettles Barker & Janecky
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Awards
Super Lawyer
Alabama Super Lawyers
Distinguished Alumnus Award
University of South Alabama
Mediation, Arbitraton, Commercial Litigation, Litigation--Securities
Best Lawyers in America
Walter P. Gewin Award for Outstanding Contribution to CLE
ABICLE
Super Lawyer
Mid-South Super Lawyers
Super Lawyer
Colorado Super Lawyers
Best of the Bar -- ADR and Governmental Relations
Birmingham Business Journal
Professional Associations
Birmingham Bar Foundation
Fellow
- Current
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Academy of Court Appointed Masters
Member
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National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
Member
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Alabama Law Foundation
Fellow
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University of South Alabama Board of Trustees
Board Chair, Board Vice Chair, Trustee
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Alabama State Bar
Member
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American Bar Association
Member, Standing Committee on Mediation Ethical Guidance
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Jefferson County Judicial Commission
Chairman
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Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Chicago Area
Chair, Committee on Consumer and Personal Rights
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Governor's Tort Reform Advisory Committee
Chairman
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American Bar Association
Chair, Sub-Committee on Securities Enforcement
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Birmingham Bar Association
Member, Executive Committee
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Alabama
Alabama State Bar Association
ID Number: 0510O76k
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11th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Practice Areas
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Business Law
  • Securities Law
  • Gov & Administrative Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Ken Simon Law
Wells Fargo Tower, 420 20th Street North
Ste 2200
Birmingham, AL 35203
USA
Telephone: (205) 379-1029