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James Lowell Simon

James Lowell Simon, American lawyer. Bar: Florida 1975, Utah 1999, California 2002, United States District Court (middle district) Florida 1976, United States District Court Utah 1999, United States District Court (northern district) California 2002, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1981, United States Patent Office 1983.

Background

  • Simon, James Lowell was born on November 8, 1944. Son of K. Lowell and Elizabeth Ann (Unholz) Simon.

  • Education

    • Student, University Illinois, 1963. Juris Doctor with honors, University Illinois, 1975. Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering magna cum laude, Bradley University, 1967.

    Career

    • Engineer Pan American World Airways, Cape Kennedy, Florida, 1967-1968. Associate Akerman, Senterfitt & Eidson, Orlando, 1975-1980. Partner Bogin, Munns, Munns & Simon, 1980-1987, Holland & Knight, LLP, 1987-1999.

      Corporate Counsel Agilent Technologies Inc., Palo Alto, California, since 2000.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Florida 1975, Utah 1999, California 2002, United States District Court (middle district) Florida 1976, United States District Court Utah 1999, United States District Court (northern district) California 2002, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1981, United States Patent Office 1983.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    With Seminole County School Advisory Council, Florida, 1981-1988, chairman, 1982-1983. With Forest City Local School Advisory Committee, Altamonte Springs, Florida, 1981-1984, Code Enforcement Board, Altamonte Springs, 1983-1984, Center Business District Study committee, Altamonte Springs, 1983-1985, Republican Council of '76, Seminole County, 1982-1987. Member Seminole County Library.

    Advisory Board, 1989-1992, secretary, 1990, president, 1991, Seminole County Citizens for Quality Education, 1990-1992. Member Seminole County School District Strategic Planning Committee, 1991-1999, Leadership Orlando Alumni, 1992-1999. Board directors Foundation for Seminole County Public Schools, Inc., 1992-1995, chairman, 1993-1994.

    Board directors Greater Seminole Chamber of Commerce, 1993. Active Lake Brantley High School Band Boosters, 1995-2000, Lake Brantley High School Parent-Teacher-Student Association, 1995-2000, Chorus Boosters, 1997, Leadership Club-Heart of Florida United Way, 1997. Sponsor concerts Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra for Boys and Girls Clubs.

    Center Florida, 1996-1997. Regional director region 5 Holocaust Remembrance Project, 1997-1999. Captain United States Air Force, 1968-1972.

    Member American Bar Association, American Corporation Counsel Association, American Intellectual Property Law Association, Intellectual Property Owners Association (chairman copyright law committee 2003-2005), University Illinois Alumni Club, Phi Kappa Phi, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Tau, Eta Kappa Nu.

    Connections

    • Married RuthAnn Beck, July 4, 1997. Children: Heather Lyn Small, Brandon James. Stepchildren: Gary G. Mower, Richard M. Nazareth II, Juliet A. Nazareth.
    • father: K. Lowell Simon
    • mother: Elizabeth Ann (Unholz) Simon
    • spouse: RuthAnn Beck
    • children: Heather Lyn Small Simon
    • Brandon James Simon
    • Gary G. Mower Simon
    • Richard M. Nazareth II Simon
    • Juliet A. Nazareth Simon
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    Born November 8, 1944
    (age 73)
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