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 15 Years
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Recent Courtroom Victories

Court
Case #
Results
Charges
23F5-5627-FY
22nd Circuit Court/15th District Court
Criminal Sexual Conduct, Fourth Degree
Charges Dismissed
23F5-5176-FY
22nd Circuit Court/15th District Court
Assault With Intent to Commit Great Bodily Harm - Strangulation
Charges Dismissed
23F5-5166-FY
15th District Court
Assault With Intent to do Great Bodily Harm - Strangulation
Case dismissed at preliminary examination
23F4-1797-FY
22nd Circuit Court/15th District Court
Home Invasion - First Degree
Charges Dismissed
23F4-0108-FY
22nd Circuit Court
Carrying a Concealed Weapon
Charges Dismissed at Probable Cause Conference
23F3-0388-FY
14A District Court
Felonious Assault
Charges Dismissed Following Preliminary Examination
23-F1-0063-FY
22nd Circuit Court
Child Abuse 3rd Degree
Charges Dismissed at Preliminary Examination
23-0539-SM
15th District Court
Domestic Violence
Charges Dismissed
23-0363-SM
15th District Court
Domestic Violence
Case Dismissed
23-0351-SM
15th District Court
Domestic Violence
Charges Dismissed
23-0329-SM
15th District Court
Domestic Violence
Charges Dismissed
23-0147-SM
15th District Court
Domestic Violence
Charges Dismissed
22F5-5118-FY
22nd Circuit Court
Criminal Sexual Conduct Third Degree
Charges Dismissed at Preliminary Examination
22F4-1007-FY
22nd Circuit Court/14A District Court
Assault With Intent To Do Great Bodily Harm/Strangulation
Charges Dismissed at Preliminary Examination
22F4-0093-FY
22nd Circuit Court; 14A-4 District Court
Domestic Assault with Intent to do Great Bodily Harm Less Than Murder or By Strangulation
Charges Dismissed at Preliminary Examination
22F4-0093-FY
22nd Circuit Court - 14A-4 District Court
Assault With Intent to do Great Bodily Harm - Strangulation
Case Dismissed at Preliminary Examination
224-0433-SM
14A-4 District Court
Domestic Violence
Charges Dismissed
224-0410-OD
14A-4
Operating While Intoxicated (OWI)
Charge Reduced to Civil Infraction
224-0261-SM
14A-4 District Court
Domestic Violence
Charges Dismissed
224-0211-SM
14A-4 District Court
Domestic Violence
Charges Dismissed
224-0016-SM
14A-4 District Court
Domestic Violence
Not Guilty Verdict at Trial
221-1368-SM
14A-1 District Court
Domestic Violence
Charges Dismissed
221-1124-SM
14A-1 District Court
Domestic Violence
Charges Dismissed
221-0940-SM
14A-1 District Court
Domestic Violence
Charges Dismissed
22-2329-SM
2A District Court
Domestic Violence
Charges Dismissed
22-0510-SM
15th District Court
Domestic Violence
Not Guilty Verdict at Trial
22-0475-SM
15th District Court
Domestic Violence
Charges Dismissed
22-0450-SM
15th District Court
Assault and Battery
Charges Dismissed
22-0412-SM
15th District Court
Domestic Violence
Charges Dismissed
22-0268-SM
15th District Court
Domestic Violence
Charges Dismissed
22-0249-SD
15th District Court
Operating While Intoxicated (OWI); Possession of Firearm While Intoxicated
Charges Dismissed Following Defense Motion
22-0099-OD
15th District Court
Operating While Intoxicated (OWI)
Charge Reduced to Civil Infraction
22-00802-SM
14B District Court
Domestic Violence
Charges Dismissed
21F5-5542-FY
22nd Circuit Court/15th District Court
Malicious Destruction of a Building - $1,000 or More but Less Than $20,000.00
Charges Dismissed at Preliminary Examination
21F5-5524-FY
15th District Court - 22nd Circuit Court
Felonious Assault - Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Charges Dismissed at Preliminary Examination
21F5-5123-FY
22nd Circuit Court
Criminal Sexual Conduct, Third Degree, Assault with Intent to Do Great Bodily Harm Less Than Murder or By Strangulation, Domestic Violence
All Charges Dismissed at Preliminary Examination
21F4-0098-FY
22nd Circuit Court
Unlawful Driving Away an Automobile
Charges Dismissed at Preliminary Examination
21F2-0777-FY
22nd Circuit Court
Criminal Sexual Conduct, Third Degree
Charges Dismissed Following Preliminary Examination
213-0337-OT
14A-3 District Court
Failure to Stop and Provide Information Following an Accident
Charges Dismissed
213-0337-OT
Fail to Provide or Render Aide Following Accident
Charge Dismissed Following Defense Investigation
213-0165-SM
14A-3 District Court
Aggravated Assault
Charges Dismissed
211-0945-SM
14A-1 District Court
Domestic Violence
Charges Dismissed
211-0252-SM
14A-1 District Court
Assault and Battery
Charges Dismissed
21-056-SM
15th District Court
Domestic Violence, Malicious Destruction of Property
Charges Dismissed
21-0293-SM
15th District Court
Domestic Violence
Charges Dismissed
20F5-5590-FY
22nd Circuit Court
Capturing/Distributing Image of Unclothed Person; Surveilling Unclothed Person
Charges Dismissed Following Defense Investigation
20F5-5103-FY
22nd Circuit Court and 15th District Court
Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Felonious Assault), Aggravated Domestic Violence
Charges Dismissed
20F4-0966-FY
22nd Circuit Court
Felonious Assault and Reckless Driving
Charges Dismissed at Preliminary Examination
20F2-1032-FY
22nd Circuit Court
Carrying a Concealed Weapon - Automobile
Charges Dismissed after Defense Investigation
203-0446-SD
14A-3 District Court
OWI - Operating While Intoxicated
Charge Reduced to Civil Infraction of Careless Driving
201-1183-SM
14A-1 District Court
Aggravated Assault
Charges Dismissed
201-0698-SD
14-A1 District Court
OWI - Operating While Intoxicated
Charges Dismissed
20-2513-FY
2A District Court
Carrying a Concealed Weapon
Charges Dismissed at Preliminary Examination
20-2374-SD
2A District Court
OWI - Operating While Intoxicated
Charges Reduced to Civil Infractions
20-1562-FY
34th District Court
Felonious Assault - Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Charges Dismissed at Preliminary Examination
20-111-FH
22nd Circuit Court
Felonious Assault
Charges Dismissed
20-1048-FY
34th District Court
Felonious Assault; Felony Firearm
Charges Dismissed at Preliminary Examination
20-0941-SM
14A-2 District Court
Larceny Less Than $200
Charges Dismissed
20-0460-OD
15th District Court
OWI - Drunk Driving
Charges reduced to Civil Infraction of Careless Driving
20-02413A-OD
35th District Court
OWI - Operating While Intoxicated
Charges reduced to Reckless Driving
20-0172-OM
15 District Court
Retail Fraud - Disorderly Person
Charges Dismissed
20-0155-SM
15th District Court
Assault and Battery
Charges Dismissed at Trial
20-0133-SM
14A-3 District Court
Domestic Violence
Charges Dismissed Following Defense Investigation
20-01297-OT
15h District Court
Possession of Open Intoxicants in a Motor Vehicle
Charges Dismissed
20-0107-SM
15th District Court
Domestic Violence
Charges Dismissed
20-0074-SM
15th District Court
Malicious Destruction of Personal Property
Charges Dismissed
20-00431-OM
14B District Court
Assault and Battery
Charges Dismissed
20-00416-SM
14-B Ditrict Court
Assault and/or Assault and Battery
Charges Dismissed at Trial
20-000612-FH
22nd Circuit Court
Felonious Assault - Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Charges Dismissed at Trial
19S-0042SM
14-B District Court
Child Abuse
Not Guilty Verdict at Trial
19S-00414-SM
14-B District Court
Assault & Battery
Charges Dismissed
19FB-1638-FY
14-B District Court - 22nd Circuit Court
Embezzlement - Agent or Trustee - $1000 or More But Less Than $20,000
Case Dismissed at Probable Cause Conference
19F5-5651-FY
22nd Circuit Court
Criminal Sexual Conduct, First Degree, 4 Counts; Criminal Sexual Conduct, Second Degree, Four Counts
Cases Dismissed Following Preliminary Examination
19F5-5180-FY
22nd Circuit Court
Assault with a Dangerous Weapon & Assault or Assault and Battery
Charges Dismissed Following Preliminary Examination
19F2-1343-FY
22nd Circuit Court
Resisting & Opposing Police
Case dismissed at Preliminary Examination
19F1-0261-FY
14-A1 District Court
Felonious Assault
Case Dismissed at Preliminary Examination
19B-1405-FY
14-A1 District Court
Felonious Assault
Case Dismissed Following Preliminary Examination
193-0277-SM
14-A3 District Court
Domestic Violence
Not Guilty Verdict at Trial
193-0036-SD
14-A3 District Court
Operating While Intoxicated (OWI)
Not Guilty Verdict at Trial
192-1781-OD
14A-1 District Court
Operating While Intoxicated
Charges Reduced to Civil Infraction of Careless Driving
192-0093-SM
14-2 District Court
Reckless Discharge of a Firearm
Not Guilty Verdict at Trial
191-1835-SM
14A-1 District Court
Assault or Assault & Battery
Not Guilty Verdict at Trial
191-1737-OD
14A-1 District Court
OWI - Operating While Intoxicated
OWI Charges Dismissed in favor of plea to civil infraction of Careless Driving following Defense Motion to Suppress Evidence.
191-1619-OD
14-A1 District Court
OWI - Operating While Intoxicated
Charges Reduced to Civil Infraction, Careless Driving
191-1284-SM
14A-1 District Court
Domestic Violence (Two Counts)
Not Guilty Verdicts at Trial
191-0254-ST
14A-1 District Court
Failure to Stop After a Collision
Case Dismissed at Trial
19-FB-1405-FY
14-B District Court
Assault & Reckless Driving
Cases Dismissed at Trial
19-1638-SM
14A-2 District Court
Assault and Battery
Charges Dismissed
19-0510-SM
15th District Court
Larceny - Less Than $200.00; Assault & Battery
Not Guilty Verdicts at Trial
19-0360-SM
15th District Court
Assault & Battery; Disturbing the Peace
Charges Dismissed at Trial
19-0228-ST
15th District Court
Moving Violation Resulting in Serious Injury
Criminal Charges Dismissed and Reduced to Civil Infraction
19-000904-FH
22nd Circuit Court
CCW - Carrying a Concealed Weapon
Charges Dismissed
19-000054-FH
22nd Circuit Court
Carrying Concealed Weapon
Not Guilty Verdict at Trial
18FB-1871-FY
22nd Circuit Court
Felonious Domestic Assault
Case Dismissed at Preliminary Examination
18F5-5812-FY
22nd Circuit Court/15th District Court
Controlled Substance- Delivery/Manufacture Marijuana/Synthetic Equivalent
Charges Dismissed at Preliminary Examination
18F5-5120-FY
22nd Circuit Court
Criminal Sexual Conduct, Third Degree
Case dismissed at Preliminary Examination
18F5-5035 FY
22nd Circuit Court
Criminal Sexual Conduct - 3rd Degree
Criminal Sexual Conduct Charge Dismissed Following Preliminary Examination
183-0477 SM
14-A3 District Court
Assault and Battery
Not Guilty Verdict at Trial
183-0403 SM
14-A3 District Court
Unauthorized Use of LEIN Data
Not Guilty Verdict at Trial
183-0010-SM
14-A3 District Court
Possession of a Firearm While Under the Influence
Not Guilty Verdict at Trial
Joseph A. Simon, Criminal Defense Attorney, Ann Arbor MI
Joseph A. Simon, Criminal Defense Attorney

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Throughout his career, spanning more than 30 years, Mr. Simon has tried hundreds of criminal cases throughout the state of Michigan. He has established a reputation for providing vigorous and successful defenses to individuals throughout Washtenaw, Wayne, Jackson, Lenawee and Livingston counties in a wide range of criminal defense cases, including those involving OWI and DUI charges, domestic assault, assault & battery, theft offenses, traffic offenses, homicide allegations and alleged drug crimes.

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