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Nicholas Simon

Simon & O'Rourke, PC
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Nicholas Simon
Simon & O'Rourke, PC
Houston,
 TX

Nicholas Simon, a veteran of Desert Storm (340th Chemical Decon/18th Airborne), attended the University of Houston where he obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree. While attending UH, he received numerous honors, including being nominated by the Provost of the University as the top student in his field at studies. Mr. Simon started his professional career in education as a teacher with Pasadena I.S.D. (greater Houston area). Upon deciding to go to law school. Mr. Simon scored one of the highest LSAT scores recorded by a graduate of the University of Houston and was recruited by Yale, the University of Southern California and UCLA. Mr. Simon decided to stay at The University of Houston, his alma mater, where he received a Dean's Scholarship.

Upon graduation. Mr. Simon was hired by one at the most prestigious law firms in the State of Texas. After twelve years of practice with this firm, Mr. Simon decided to give up his downtown Houston office on the 73rd floor and open an office in the South Belt region of Houston, Texas where he could have a more personal relationship with his clients.

His past experience as one of the lead attorneys working on BP Explosion Cases demonstrates his dedication and focus. He managed a team of six lawyers and numerous staff members until l50-plus claims that the firm was handling were highly successfully resolved. Mr. Simon is licensed by the Supreme Court of Texas to practice law in all District, County and other Texas State Courts. Mr. Simon is also licensed to practice in law in in the Federal Courts in the Southern District Courts of Texas.

As an attorney, Mr. Simon has handled many of types of cases, including:

Personal Injury Auto accidents Survivorship claims
Catastrophic burn injuries 18-Wheeler accidents Hurricane damage claims
Premises Defects Jones Act claims General negligence
lndustrial accidents Longshore claims Workplace accidents
Construction Site Accidents Slip and fall Product defect claims
Crane Injuries Assault Trespass
Plant and Refinery Accidents Breach of Contract Nuisance claims
Railroad accidents (FELA) Wrongful death
Workers Compensation claims Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act (DTPA) claims

Degrees/Licenses/Memberships

BS University of Houston
JD University of Houston
Licensed to Practice Law in the State of Texas
Admitted in The Southern District of Texas (Federal Court System)
Member of the Texas State Bar
Member of the Galveston County Bar Association
State of Texas-Texas Educator Certificate (Teaching License)
Dean Scholarship, University of Houston Law Center
Rated by Super Lawyers 2015: by Thomson Reuters


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