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Samuel Alan Simon

Samuel Alan Simon, American consumer advocate, lawyer, educator. Bar: District of Columbia (United States District Court) 1971, District of Columbia (United States Court Appeals) 1971, United States Court Military Appeals 1971, United States Supreme Court 1973. Decorated Distinguished Service medal.

Background

  • Simon, Samuel Alan was born on July 18, 1945 in El Paso, Texas, United States. Son of Marcus and Frieda (Alfman) Simon.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Texas, El Paso, 1967. Juris Doctor, University Texas, 1970.

    Career

    • Attorney Public Interest Research Group, Washington, 1970—1971. Associate Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Kampelman, 1975—1976. Legislation director United States Senator John Durkin, 1976—1977.

      Director energy program Bureau Consumer Protection Federal Trade Commission, 1977—1978. Executive director Telecommunications Research Action Center, 1978—1982, president, 1982—1985, Issue Dynamics Inc., Washington, since 1985. Adjunct professor New York City Law School, since 1982.

      Served to captain United States Army, 1971-1975.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: District of Columbia (United States District Court) 1971, District of Columbia (United States Court Appeals) 1971, United States Court Military Appeals 1971, United States Supreme Court 1973.

    Works

    • Cross-Battery Assessment Software System (X-BASS) Access Card
    • Access the essential, efficient, expert Cross-Battery Assessment analysis solution The Cross-Battery Assessment Software System (X-BASS) Access Card allows school psychologists and other assessment professionals access to efficient, expert analysis of cross-battery assessment findings.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Director National Coalition television Violence, Washington, 1979—1984. Secretary-treasurer Citizens television Systems, since 1981. Director National Consumers League, since 1982.

    Vice chairman Fairfax Schools Committee Human Relations, Virginia, 1982—1983. Board directors McLean Community Center, 1983—1985. President Temple Rodef Shalom, Falls Church, 1980—1982.

    Member of American Bar Association, Federal Communications Bar Association, Order of Coif.

    Connections

    • Married Susan Meryl Kalmans, August 25, 1966. Children: Marcus Bertram, Rachael Lara.
    • father: Marcus Simon
    • mother: Frieda (Alfman) Simon
    • spouse: Susan Meryl Kalmans
    • children: Marcus Bertram Simon
    • Rachael Lara Simon
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    Born July 18, 1945
    (age 72)
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