Joseph M. Simmer
Areas of Practice: Insurance Defense, Civil Litigation, Professional Liability, General Litigation
Office Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota / Hudson, Wisconsin
Direct: 612.336.1271 / Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Joseph M. Simmer / Biography
Joe Simmer is a civil litigator handling matters involving insurance defense, civil litigation, professional liability and general litigation.
Joe has years of litigation experience in the Minneapolis office of a national firm as a trial attorney handling civil litigation and professional liability matters, including first-chair jury trial experience in complex medical-legal litigation. He also previously worked in the Office of the Minnesota Attorney General handling civil matters and advising government boards.
Joe is a qualified neutral under Rule 114 of the Minnesota General Rules of Practice.
Joe graduated from the University of Minnesota Duluth in 2007 with a B.S. in Biochemistry/Molecular Biology, a B.A. in Chemistry, and a B.A. in Criminology.
Away from the office, Joe enjoys being outside and enjoying Minnesota’s four seasons. He resides in the Twin Cities with his wife and two young children.
Leadership + Activities
- Minnesota State Bar Association
- University of Minnesota Duluth, B.A., B.S., 2007
- William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., 2010
- Minnesota, 2010
- Wisconsin, 2022
- U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 2016
- U.S. District Court, Central District of North Dakota, 2017
News + Articles
Lommen Abdo Attorneys Co-Edit and Author Updated 5th Edition of Minnesota CLE’s Minnesota Insurance Law Deskbook
We are proud to announce that Lommen Abdo attorneys John Crawford and Lauren Nuffort have been hard at work co-editing and authoring chapters of the 2021 update of the 5th edition of the Minnesota Insurance Law Deskbook, published July 9, 2021. The 26 chapter Deskbook...
Lommen Abdo is proud to have increased the number of its lawyers included in the latest edition of The Best Lawyers in America© – especially in the midst of a pandemic. One additional Lommen Abdo attorney has been included in the 2021 edition of Best Lawyers: One to...
Barry O'Neil and Michelle Kuhl presented a webinar on June 12, 2020 through the Hennepin County Bar Association's Professionalism and Ethics Section on "When CAN You Speak to a Represented Party?" Overview: Rule 4.2 of the Minnesota Professional Rules of...
Kay Hunt and Barry O'Neil spoke at the 2019 Bankruptcy Institute by Minnesota CLE on Friday, October 4, 2019. They presented the final session, "Legal Malpractice Actions and Ethics Issues Related to Bankruptcy Matters." Also speaking was Todd Scott from Minnesota...
Barry O'Neil presented on January 18, 2019 at "Legal Malpractice Issues: Plaintiff & Defendant Perspectives" by The Knowledge Group. Overview: Legal malpractice claims typically occurs when attorneys fail to perform according to prescribed standards and...
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