Johnny was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. After graduating from Chaminade College Preparatory School, he spent three-and-a-half years at Marquette University studying business, finance, and economics. After graduating cum laude from Marquette University, Johnny spent six months in Washington D.C. working in the field of Middle East Policy, grappling with some of the world's most difficult problems. While working in D.C., Johnny applied to law school, and was accepted to Boston College Law School.
During law school, Johnny spent the school year immersed in legal theory and summers working alongside his father - learning the practice of law. As a full-time law student, Johnny founded an international service trip to Haiti and worked as a law clerk at a prominent plaintiffs' firm in Boston. In his final year, Johnny joined the Trial Division of the Massachusetts' Attorney General, where he was able to get his first crack at taking depositions and arguing motions in court.
After graduating cum laude from Boston College Law School, Johnny returned to St. Louis and joined his father at The Simon Law Firm, P.C. where he's embarked on a career as a trial lawyer. Johnny's practice focuses on business litigation and a diverse array of personal injury cases, including product liability, medical malpractice, ? 1983 excessive force cases, and trucking/auto accidents.
American Inns of Court, 2017-present
Chicago Bar Association
Missouri Bar Association
Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys
Boston Bar Association
$2.5 Million Verdict - second-chair in a wrongful death auto accident case.
Up & Coming Lawyers, Missouri Lawyers Weekly 2017
Alpha Sigma Nu, Jesuit Honor Society
Beta Gamma Sigma, Business Honors Society
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri