Diana Simon

Associate Professor of Legal Writing & Assistant Clinical Professor of Law

Diana Simon is Assistant Clinical Professor of Law at the University of Arizona where she currently teaches legal writing, analysis, persuasion, and advocacy. Diana has been teaching at the law school for over 20 years and has taught various classes to first, second, and third-year students. She brings with her over 23 years of experience as a practicing attorney and has worked in Atlanta, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, and Tucson. During those years, she developed an expertise in entertainment-related litigation, including copyright and trademark, as well as other areas, including general contract litigation, insurance coverage, and employment law. Diana enjoys mentoring students and seeing them develop into successful professionals. She is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis and Emory Law School, where she was Notes and Comments Editor of the Emory Law Journal.

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • J.D. Emory University School of Law
    1982
    Notes and Comments Editor, Emory Law Journal.
  • B.A. Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri
    1979

Admitted to Practice

  • Arizona (retired)
  • California (inactive)
  • Georgia (inactive)
  • District of Columbia (inactive)

Work Experience

  • Associate Professor of Legal Writing & Assistant Clinical Professor of Law
    James E. Rogers College of Law
    2017 - present
  • Adjunct Professor
    Eller College of Management, University of Arizona
    2013
  • Founder/Shareholder
    Diana J. Simon, P.C., Tucson, Arizona
    2001 - 2005
  • Part-Time Professor of Law
    Rogers College of Law
    1994 - 2017
  • Shareholder
    Korn, Waterman & Simon, Tucson, Arizona
    1993 - 2001; shareholder from 1995
  • Partner
    Rosenfeld, Meyer & Susman, Beverly Hills, California
    1985 - 1992; partner from 1989
  • Associate
    Bryan Cave, Los Angeles, California
    1984 - 1985
  • Associate
    Liotta & Finkelstein, Washington, D.C.
    1982 - 1984