Simone N. Archer

Simone N. Archer

Managing Partner at Archer Harvey Smith, LLC
  • Immigration Law, Divorce, Real Estate Law ...
  • New York
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Biography

Simone N. Archer, Esq. is a well-rounded litigator with a diverse legal background, practicing multiple areas of law. She is also an Administrative Law Judge/Hearing Officer for the City of New York at the Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings (OATH).

Ms. Archer has experience working in small and large firms. Prior to becoming the managing member at Archer Harvey & Smith, LLC, Ms. Archer was a trial attorney practicing personal injury and medical malpractice. She was also in-house counsel for a major insurance company practicing insurance defense. Prior to going to law school, Ms. Archer was an insurance agent and claims adjuster for a major insurance company.

Ms. Archer takes great pride in giving back to the community. She allocates time to providing pro bono legal assistance through various organizations throughout New York City, including Varick Removal Defense Project, Lawyers’ Foreclosure Intervention Network, New York County Lawyers’ Association’s ‘Project Restore’ and Safe Passage Program. The Pro Bono matters have include representing clients in immigration removal proceedings; special immigrant juvenile matters in Family and Immigration courts and foreclosure prevention proceedings.

When Ms. Archer is not busy zealously advocating for her clients or adjudicating cases for the City, she enjoys running, writing and traveling. She has completed her fifth New York City Marathon in November 2021.

She is admitted to practice law in New York State courts and Southern and Eastern Federal District Courts of New York. Ms. Archer serves clients throughout New York State and immigration clients worldwide.

Education
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
J.D. (2016) | Law
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Honors: • Honor Roll • Dean’s List • First-Year Criminal Procedure Moot Court Competition, Best Advocate
Activities: • Mock Trial Board, Member • Immigration Law, Blue Book
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State University of New York - Stony Brook
B.S. (2006) | Business Management
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State University of New York - College of Technology at Farmingdale (Farmingdale State University)
A.S. (2001) | Business Administration
Alpha Beta Gamma Business Honor Society Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society
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Professional Experience
Co- President
Caribbean Attorney Network
- Current
Administrative Law Judge/Hearing Officer
Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings (OATH)
- Current
OATH is New York City's central, independent Administrative Law Court. Duties include conducting hearings on summonses issued by 25 different City enforcement agencies for alleged violations of law or City rules.
Managing Partner
Archer Harvey Smith, LLC
- Current
Archer Harvey Smith, LLC is a General Practice Law Firm. Practice areas include: Real Estate, Immigration, Personal Injury, Criminal, Family, Contract, Collections, document review and per diem court appearances.
YLS Eleventh District Representative and Diversity Committee Co-chair
New York Bar Association
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Trial Attorney
Druckman & Sinel, LLP
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Trial Attorney
Law Office of Mary A. Bjork
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Professional Associations
New York State Bar  # 4411724
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
ID Number: 4411724
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Virtual/Phone Consultation Available
Practice Areas
    Immigration Law
    Asylum, Citizenship, Deportation Defense, Family Visas, Green Cards, Immigration Appeals, Investment Visas, Marriage & Fiancé(e) Visas, Student Visas, Visitor Visas, Work Visas
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Landlord Tenant
    Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Probate
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Collections
    Foreclosure Defense
    DUI & DWI
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Contact & Map
Archer Harvey Smith, LLC
30 Wall Street
8th Floor
New York, NY 10005
Telephone: (347) 476-2114
Monday: 8 AM - 6 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 6 AM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Closing hours extend to 7:00 PM, for appointments only. Open Sundays, for appointments only.
Archer Harvey Smith, LLC
90-25 161st Street
Suite 501
Queens, NY 11432
Telephone: (347) 476-2114
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Closing hours extend to 7:00 PM, by appointments only. Open weekends, appointments only.