Joseph A. Simon, MICHIGAN CRIMINAL defense attorney
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One of the Top Ten Criminal Defense Attorneys in the State of Michigan Leading Lawyers Magazine 2020 peer review survey

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“Miracle Worker...Satisfied is an Understatement” - Client

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Simon is One of the Top Criminal Defense Attorneys in Ann Arbor, Say His Peers - Ann Arbor Observer

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“His cross-examination is unreal.  His ability to see two steps ahead is magical to watch.” - Client’s parent

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AG Drops Charges Against Northfield Township Police Lieutenant MLive

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“He was a mastermind of how to bring about the truth… He was able to protect my child’s reputation.” - Client’s parent

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Criminal Charges Dismissed Against Ex-Ann Arbor Priest MLive

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“Mr. Simon proved to be an outstanding attorney who has a clear grasp of the law as well as the court system.” - Client’s husband

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“Joe went above and beyond our expectations as a counselor. He was instrumental in protecting my son's reputation both in and outside the courthouse.” - Client’s parent

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“Joe Simon is AMAZING. As a parent of a son who was facing the scariest time in his life, Joe came highly recommended and exceeded all expectations.” - Client’s parent

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“Mr. Simon and his office resources will do everything in the power of the law to take your case on and offer the best possible outcome.” - Past client

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Super Lawyers 10 Years
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AVVO Top Attorney
AVVO Clients' Choice Award
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America's Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys

The Law Offices of Joseph A. Simon

Joseph A. Simon, Criminal Defense Attorney, Ann Arbor MI
Joseph A. Simon, Criminal Defense Attorney

The Law Offices of Joseph A. Simon is a full-service law firm handling only criminal defense matters, misdemeanor and felony, from traffic offenses to homicide cases. For some lawyers, criminal defense is a mere add-on to their practice.  For Joseph A. Simon it’s been a life-long passion; it’s been a craft he has seasoned over an impressive 30-plus year career.  Mr. Simon has vigorously defended thousands of cases throughout southeast Michigan with an established history of proven results.

Mr. Simon’s concentrated experience and intimate knowledge of the criminal law have combined to earn him numerous professional accolades and recognitions: Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® since 2000, under the specialty of criminal defense, having twice been selected as Ann Arbor’s criminal defense lawyer of the year (2013, 2015); Achieving Martindale-Hubbell's AV-Preeminent* peer-reviewed rating for the highest standards in ethics and legal ability; Achieving AVVO's highest “10.0” rating; Selected as a Michigan Super Lawyer in the specialty of criminal defense since 2007; Named a criminal defense Leading Lawyer since 2014; and Selected as one of America’s Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys® since 2019.** 

Our clients can rest assured that the attorneys at the Law Offices of Joseph A. Simon understand that the criminal justice system is an intimidating process and we therefore strive to provide compassionate guidance and counsel.  Our attorneys have practiced criminal law their entire careers, having an unwavering commitment to the importance of excellence in criminal defense to withstand the resources of the government. Our passion and commitment to help, along with a tireless work ethic, combine to achieve our results, our accolades and our excellent client reviews.

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Words cannot describe how AWESOME he is!!!!!!!!

Joe worked tirelessly going over every bit of information relating to the case and submerged himself into understanding every little detail...
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Miracle worker… Satisfied is an understatement…

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Joe is an amazing attorney.

Joe went into the courtroom totally prepared which made me feel very fortunate and confident. It was fascinating to watch him be so creative. Joe is an amazing attorney.
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Our Criminal Defense Attorneys

Recent Courtroom Victories

Client Charged with:

OWI - Operating While Intoxicated

Charges reduced to Reckless Driving

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Client Charged with:

Possession of Open Intoxicants in a Motor Vehicle

Charges Dismissed

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Client Charged with:

Domestic Violence

Charges Dismissed

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Client Charged with:

Child Abuse

Not Guilty Verdict at Trial

19S-0042SM

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Located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the Law Offices of Joseph A. Simon handles all criminal defense matters primarily in Washtenaw County but also service all surrounding counties. Contact us to receive a free, confidential consultation with one of our attorneys.