Fred Simon

Fred Simon

Location:
Louisville, Kentucky
Phone:
502-498-8289
888-827-6385
Fax:
502-581-1821
Email:

Fred Simon has practiced law in Louisville, Kentucky since 1974 and has extensive experience advising and representing both individual and corporate clients in state and federal courts.

Mr. Simon serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Harrods Creek Fire Protection District, having joined the department in 1999 as a volunteer firefighter and attained the rank of Lieutenant. He also is serving in his second term as Chairman of the Jefferson County (Kentucky) Suburban Fire Service (formerly known as the Jefferson County Fire Trustees Association). 

Mr. Simon has merged his professional background with his love of the fire service to develop and make presentations to first responders on relevant personal and departmental legal issues as well as to offer consulting services on timely liability concerns.

 

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 1989
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1993

Education

  • Memphis State University School of Law, Memphis, Tennessee
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - June, 1974
  • Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - June, 1971
    • Major: Political Science

Classes/Seminars

  • Lecturer, Continuing Legal Education - NBI Seminars, 2015 - Present
  • Former Instructor, University of Louisville School of Business , 1980 - 1985
  • Former Instructor, Jefferson County Adult Education Classes - Wills, Trusts & Estates

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Louisville Bar Association, Treasurer, 1981 - 1982
  • Louisville Bar Association, Vice-President, 1982 - 1983

Past Employment Positions

  • O’Koon Hintermeister PLLC, Of Counsel, December 2012 - Present
  • Kruger & Schwartz, Associate, January 1, 2008 - December 1, 2012
  • Franklin & Hance, P.S.C., Of Counsel, May 16, 2002 - December 31, 2007
  • Atherton Simon & Carter, LLP, Partner, October 1, 2000 - May 15, 2002
  • Conliffe Sandmann & Sullivan, PLLC, Partner, January 1, 1998 - September 30, 2000
  • Morris Garlove Waterman & Johnson, PLLC, Associate, February 1, 1996 - December 31, 1997
  • Simon & Simon, Attorneys, Partner, January 1, 1985 - January 31, 1996
  • Self-Employed, January 1, 1976 - December 31, 1984
  • Levin & Yussman, Attorneys, Associate, October 12, 1974 - December 31, 1975
  • Warrant Court Prosecutor, Assistant Jefferson County Attorney, 1979 - 1983
  • Traffic Court Prosecutor, Assistant Jefferson County Attorney, 1984 - 1985

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer (Lieutenant) Firefighter, Harrods Creek Fire Protection District, 1999 - Present
  • Chairman, Board of Trustees, Harrods Creek Fire Protection District, 2001 - Present
  • Former Agent - First American Title Insurance Company
  • Former Agent - Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company
  • Mayor of Glenview Hills, Kentucky, 1999 - 2012
  • Volunteer, Pro Bono Program, Legal Aid Society, 1998 - 2010
  • Former Juvenile Court Guardian Ad Litem (as appointed)

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Alpha Delta