Simon Safir

Simon Safir

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  • Animal & Dog Law, Arbitration & Mediation, Business Law ...
  • Texas
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Biography

During law school, Simon interned with the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES) where he assisted families with release from detention centers, visa applications, and removal proceedings.

Simon interned as a Certified Legal Intern for the Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association and Florida A&M University College of Law Legal Clinic as a Guardian Ad Litem, representing the best interest of children inside and outside of the courts.

Simon also interned with a boutique law firm in Dallas, assisting their clients with commercial real estate, intellectual property, social media, tax planning, employment law, and corporate transactions.

In addition to all the hard work with academics and practice, Simon held leadership roles throughout his entire tenure at law school. Simon was a Supreme Court Justice for the Florida A&M University Student Government Association, where he lobbied for change to ensure that the Supreme Court would always include law students within the Court system. He was also elected as a representative for the College of Law through The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Law School Affiliates, where he was honored in receiving the “Governor of the Year” award from The Florida Bar.

Simon has moderated panel discussions, including the inaugural Florida Law Schools’ Consortium for Racial Justice discussing “Civil Rights Litigation and Coalition Building in the 21st Century.”

Simon passed the Texas Bar Exam on his first attempt, scoring in the top 10%, according to historical data.

Practice Areas
    Animal & Dog Law
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    DUI & DWI
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Health Care Law
    Immigration Law
    Citizenship, Family Visas, Green Cards, Immigration Appeals, Investment Visas, Marriage & Fiancé(e) Visas, Student Visas, Visitor Visas, Work Visas
    Juvenile Law
    Medical Malpractice
    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Traffic Tickets
    Suspended License
    Trademarks
    Trademark Registration
Video Conferencing
  • FaceTime
  • Zoom
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    Depending on your matter, we accept contingency fees. We also take cases on a flat fee schedule.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    All of our payments are done securely online.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
State Bar of Texas
ID Number: 24121372
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Portuguese: Spoken, Written
  • Russian: Spoken
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Litigation Intern
RAICES, Inc (Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services, Inc.)
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Legal Intern
Platt Cheema Richmond PLLC
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Certified Legal Intern
Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association
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Certified Legal Intern
Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University
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Education
University of Oklahoma College of Law
LL.M. (2021) | Healthcare Law
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Florida A&M University College of Law
J.D. (2020)
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Honors: Deans List Highest Grade Award
Activities: Student Government Association Supreme Court Associate Justice The Florida Bar Young Lawyer Division Law School Affiliate Governor The Florida Bar Business Law Section Scholar Admissions Ambassador Student Animal Legal Defense Fund President Armed Forces Student Organization Secretary American Constitutional Society Treasurer Phi Alpha Delta International Law Fraternity
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Awards
Scholar Award
The Florida Bar
Deans List
Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University
Highest Grade
Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University
Governor of the Year
The Florida Bar
Professional Associations
State Bar of Texas
Member
Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Commercial Breeding: Pet Welfare over Profit
SSRN
Speaking Engagements
Civil Rights Litigation and Coalition Building in the 21st Century, Florida Law Schools' Consortium for Racial Justice, Florida
Moderator
Certifications
Mediator
Texas Association of Mediators
Websites & Blogs
Website
iLaw
Website
Facebook page for iLaw
Contact & Map
iLaw, PLLC -- Simon Safir Esq.
1314 W. McDermott
Ste. 106-410
Allen, TX 75013
Telephone: (469) 998-4529
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