David S. Simon

David Simon

David Simon is a lifelong Sarasota resident who derives great satisfaction representing clients from all walks of life. Whether representing a claimant seeking Social Security disability benefits or a parent going through a divorce, he is able to devote his professional skills on behalf of individuals in times of need. His experience and training as a certified family law mediator demonstrates his commitment to alternative methods of dispute resolution.

Bar Associations:

  • The Florida Bar
  • Sarasota County Bar

Admitted to Practice:

  • All State Courts in Florida
  • United States District Court, Florida Middle District 11th Circuit Court of Appeals


  • Family Law Mediator (Florida Supreme Court)

Professional Affiliations:

  • National Organization of Social Security Claimant’s Representatives
  • Family Law Section of the Florida Bar
  • Family Court Professional Collaborative
  • Judge John M. Scheb American Inn of Court (Program Chair, 2005-2008)

Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA, juris doctor 1992
Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, bachelor of arts (history) 1988
Pine View School, Sarasota, FL, graduate 1984

Published Works:

  • “Partition,” Florida Dissolution of Marriage, 5th Ed through 7th Ed., The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education

Civic Affiliations:

  • Southgate Board of Directors, 1998-2008
  • Ethics and Complaints Committee of the Sarasota Better Business Council (Past President)

1800 Second Street | Suite 790 | Sarasota, Florida 34236 | Telephone: 941.365.0914