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Jacob N. Simon

Attorney and Counselor 




Professional Achievements:



Jacob N. Simon is licensed to practice law in Michigan and Florida. He focuses his practice exclusively on family law, including divorce, child custody, support, property division, and the related financial analyses. Before entering private practice, Mr. Simon had the opportunity to clerk for the Honorable Daniel V. Zemaitis of the 17th Judicial Circuit Court of Michigan, Family Division.  Mr. Simon began his private practice career working with the most respected family law attorneys in Metro Detroit, and he opened his own practice in 2023 to not only provide clients with his expert representation in the Courtroom, but also to provide private, practical, and compassionate advice during divorces and child custody matters. 


Mr. Simon has completed Civil and Domestic Relations Mediation Training so that he may serve as a mediator to resolve divorce and child custody cases.

In addition to practicing law, Mr. Simon is a contributor for the Michigan Institute of Continuing Legal Education, where he has written and presented on topics including Qualified Domestic Relations Orders and Creative Tax Planning to Resolve Difficult Divorce Cases, as well as the Michigan Rules of Evidence.


Mr. Simon is an Adjunct Professor and Moot Court Coach at the Michigan State University College of Law, where he teaches Matrimonial Practice (LAW 541M) and coaches the law college’s Family Law Moot Court Team.

Mr. Simon is an active member of both the Oakland County Bar Association’s Family Court Committee, where he presently serves as Vice Chair, and the State Bar of Michigan’s Family Law Section.

Mr. Simon obtained his Juris Doctorate Magna Cum Laude from the Michigan State University College of Law, where he was a Dean’s List Scholar every semester, and he obtained Jurisprudence Excellence Awards in Matrimonial Practice, and Client Counseling and Interviewing. Mr. Simon graduated from Grand Valley State University with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science, where he was a member of the Marching Band, the Economics Honors Society, and the Political Science Honors Society. Mr. Simon was born and raised in the Birmingham/Bloomfield area, and Mr. Simon and his wife presently own a home in Birmingham's historic rail district. 

Outside of the practice of law, Mr. Simon enjoys running, Detroit's professional sports teams, and trips to Petoskey and Harbor Springs.  

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