David has served the South Bay communities for the last 40 years in a variety of capacities. As an attorney, he has engaged in a general civil practice with emphasis on probate, wills and trusts, real property, corporate and business law, and general civil litigation. David is also a Real Estate Broker, who served as President of hte Hawthorne/Lawndale Board of Realtors in 1983, after which he continued to serve as a Director of the Board. For seven years he served as a Planning Commissioner for the City of Manhattan Beach.
He was President of the Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and was President of the Manhattan Beach Leadership Alumni Association. He served as President of the Hawthorne Chamber of Commerce for two terms, and also served as the Chairman of the Board of the Centinela Valley YMCA.
David is currently a member of the Probate Volunteer Panel of the Los Angeles Superior Court, a panel made up of highly qualified probate attorneys who meet the court's criteria to be able represent individuals in many areas of probate.
David's personal interests include running marathons, his latest achievement included finishing the Boston Maraton in 2010.
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Licensed since 1969
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Certificate of Appreciation||Los Angeles Superior Court||N/A|
|Guardianship Panel Volunteer||South Bay Bar Association (LA)||2009 - 2009|
|President||Law Office of David E. Simon, a P.C.||2008 - Present|
|Managing Partner||Simon & Simon, LLP.||1991 - 2008|
|President||Law Office of David E. Simon, a P.C.||1982 - 1991|
|Managing Partner||Simon & Gold||1975 - 1982|
|Managing Partner||Marapese & Simon||1969 - 1975|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Los Angeles Superior Court Probate Volunteer Panel||Probate Volunteer Panel Attorney||2011 - Present|
|El Camino College Foundation||Vice President||1998 - 2000|
|Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce||Board of Directors||1996 - 2002|
|Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce||Member||1989 - Present|
|Hawthorne-Lawndale Board of Realtors||President||1983 - 1984|
|California Association of Realtors||State Director||1982 - 1983|
|Hawthorne Chamber of Commerce||Director||1981 - 1988|
|Los Angeles County Bar Association, Real Property Section||Member||1969 - Present|
|State Bar of California||Member||1969 - Present|
|Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles||Member||1969 - Present|
|University of Southern California Law School||Law||Juris Doctor||1968|
|University of California - Los Angeles||Business Administration||BS - Bachelor of Science||1965|
|Probate Lecture at Remax Pacific Properties||Probates & Estates||2009|