Madison M. Simmons

Associate Attorney

Madison M. Simmons is an associate attorney who represents plaintiffs in personal injury cases such as car accident injuries, medical malpractice, product liability and more.

A classically trained pianist with a red-white belt in Taekwondo, Madison is quite possibly our most interesting attorney. She has been known to spend her spare time cooking, traveling, and bear chasing!

Ms. Simmons earned her Juris Doctor from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law as a Justice Anthony Kennedy Fellow on a full tuition scholarship. She was honored as a member of the Order of the Barristers, the Traynor Society, the Dean’s Honor List, the International Legal Honor Society, and received one of the only twenty ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarships awarded to members of a racial or ethnic minority underrepresented in the legal profession. Additionally, while on the Moot Court team, Ms. Simmons’ team placed 2nd overall in the National Criminal Procedure Moot Court Competition in San Diego. In the National Cultural Heritage Law Moot Court Competition in Chicago her team took 2nd place best brief and reached the semi-finals in the oral argument rounds. Prior to law school she attended the Pre-Law Summer Institute for American Indians and Alaska Natives (PLSI) in the Summer of 2010, where she earned a Chickasaw Nation Tribal Scholarship and judicial recognition for her appellate brief, as well as the book award for best performance in civil procedure.

Madison earned her Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in World History from the University of California, Merced as a Regents Scholarship Recipient on a full tuition scholarship. She also holds an Associate in Arts in Spanish and Certificate to teach English to speakers of other languages around the U.S. and abroad.

PRIOR PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Associate Attorney for Kershaw, Cutter & Ratinoff, LLP
  • Legal Contract Work for the Law Office of Moseley Collins
  • Legal Contract Work for Complete Wireless Consulting
  • Independent Legal Tutor
  • Legal Intern for the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office
  • Legal Research Extern for the Yolo County Superior Court
  • Intern for the Curator’s Office of the United States Supreme Court
  • Yosemite Visitor Use Assistant, National Park Service

AWARDS & ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Justice Anthony Kennedy Fellow (full tuition scholarship to McGeorge School of Law)
  • Order of Barristers
  • The Traynor Society
  • Dean’s Honor List (2010-2013)
  • ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Recipient (2010-2013)
  • International Legal Honor Society of Phi Delta Phi, Shields Inn, McGeorge School of Law
  • National Criminal Procedure Moot Court Competition, 2nd place team brief & semi finalist round of oral arguments (2013)
  • Witkin Award, Trial Advocacy
  • Witkin Award, Criminal Pre-Trial Litigation
  • Mock Trial Honors Team
  • Advanced Appellate Advocacy, Moot Court Honors Board Member (2012-2013)
  • Moot Court 1L Competition Special Merit Aware (2011)