DAVID F. SIMONS
Attorney/Mediator/Arbitrator
· 707 Richards Street, Ste. 526, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 ·

Telephone: 808-536-3255  · Facsimile: 808-524-5593 david@efficient-justice.com

MEDIATION &  ARBITRATION TRAINING 

·         AAA Labor & Employment Panel

·         Various AAA arbitration trainings

·         Advanced Mediation Practice - Institute For Dispute Resolution – Pepperdine University 

          Section of Law

·         Advanced Mediation Training – Mediation Center of the Pacific

·         CAAP – Arbitrator Training and arbitration experience

 MEDIATION EXPERIENCE

  • Employment Law         ·    Commercial               ·      Personal Injury

 EDUCATION 

             1969 - 1973 -  UNC at Chapel Hill BA,  Psychology

             1974 - 1977 -  Harvard Law School, JD

 BUSINESS & LEGAL EXPERIENCE

1970 -1971 (while in college) Owner  - Waterbeds Unlimited (retail) Chapel Hill, NC

1975-1976 (while in law school) Part Owner - Nine Rings Gallery (retail) Back Bay Boston, MA

1980 -1985 – Owner – Grape Escape Wine Bar & Café – Waikiki, HI

1978 -1982 – Associate Attorney – John S. Edmunds, Attorney At Law

1982 – Present – Owner/President – David F. Simons AAL, ALC, including

                        1982 – 1994 – Law Offices of David F. Simons

             1992 – 1994 dba  Simons & Levit

                        1995 – 1999 dba Simons & Ichinose

                        2000 – 2002 dba Simons Wilson & Viola

                        2002 – Present – Law Office of David F. Simons

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION

·         Best Lawyers in America – 1997 – present

·         Lawyer of the Year – 2010 & 2012 – Employment Lawyer

·         Selected as a “Superlawyer”

·         Listed in Honolulu Magazine - Best Lawyers in Hawaii - 1997 - Present

·         Martindale Hubble – AV rating

·         2013 – Chair – Labor & Employment Section HSBA