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About Me

My partner, Theresa M. Butler, is an experienced litigator with over 31 years of experience in family law, divorce, seperation agreements, guardianships, wills, estates, probate and other types of civil litigation including car accidents and other personal injury cases.  Both Mr. Simmons and Ms. Butler have had success in numerous judge and jury trials.


Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Practice Areas


  1. Car Accidents: 24%
    33 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 24%
    33 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 24%
    33 years
  4. Juvenile: 23%
    33 years
  5. Animal & Dog Bites: 5%



Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Jeffrey B Henry

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Jeffrey Henry Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • David A Martella

    Bill is a highly experienced trial attorney in Maryland. He is has a number of jury trials recently that resulted in "not guilty" verdicts. He gives his clients knowledgeable and prudent advice.


    David Martella Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Butler & Simmons PA

12932 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD, 20906


DCActive 198305/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
BV Rated 2001-2015Martindale-Hubbell2015
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Vice PresidentButler & Simmons, P. A.1998 - Present
AttorneyButler & Butler, P. A.1986 - 1988
AttorneyBarry H. Helfand, Esquire1982 - 1986
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Bar Association of the District of ColumbiaMember1983 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationMember1982 - Present
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Mason University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
Randolph-Macon CollegeHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1978