Diana
Simon
Associate Professor of Legal Writing & Assistant Clinical Professor of Law
Office Number: 
260
Office Phone: 
5206262119

Biographical Information

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.

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