Wes B. Simon


Former Outdoor Trip and Adventure Guide
Legal Intern for City of Tamarac, Florida
Assistant Public Defender I & II (Chesapeake Public Defender’s Office)
Associate Attorney (Rabinowitz, Swartz, Taliaferro, Swartz & Goodove, P.C.)
Founding member of Wes B. Simon, PLC; and Stockholder in The Simon Law Firm

Memberships and Affiliations

Virginia State Bar – Criminal and Litigation Sections
Richmond Bar Association
Former Chair of Young Lawyers Division, Norfolk/Portsmouth Bar Association


Emory University, Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) 2000
Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center (Juris Doctorate) 2004

Admitted To

Virginia State Bar; United States District Court, Eastern District, United States District Court, Western District


Former Florida Certified Mediator
Former Guardian Ad Litem (VA)
Certified for Felonies and Misdemeanors through the Virginia Indigent Defense Commission

Community Involvement

Henrico Education Foundation Board Member
Weinstein Jewish Community Center Board Member
Former United Federation of Tidewater Cabinet Member, Young Adult Division
Super Sunday Fundraiser Chairman (2010)
Former Board Member Simon Family Jewish Community Center 

Practice Areas

Criminal Defense
Sentencing Advocacy
Personal Injury
Child Custody & Support
Civil Litigation
Landlord Tenant