Elaine M. Simon

Owner and Attorney

Location: Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

Phone: (561) 472-0087



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Elaine M. Simon is a family and matrimonial law attorney who has been practicing law in Florida since 2000. She is a summa cum laude graduate of Johnson & Wales University and received her Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from Syracuse University College of Law, graduating with an award in Academic Excellence. Ms. Simon obtained a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree from Widener University School of Law.

Elaine has earned the highest rating available, an AV preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell focused in Family law. Elaine Simon is the 2017-2018 “Top Attorneys of North America” with Who’s Who Top Attorneys of North America. Ms. Simon was selected as the 2017 member of the “Nation’s Top One Percent” by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. Elaine Simon is praised as the “2017 Super Lawyer” by Super Lawyers magazine (Top 100 List) and “3 Years of Client Satisfaction” in 2017 by American Institute of Family Law Attorneys. Ms. Simon had the prestigious honor in accepting the 2017, “10 Best Female Attorneys” by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys. Attorney at Law Magazine applauded Ms. Simon as “Attorney of the Month”, 2017, landing her on the cover of the February 2017 issue. Ms. Simon has also received 2017 “Top 10 Family Law Attorney” award by Attorney and Practice magazine. Lawyers of Distinction acclaimed Elaine Simon to be “Top 10% of attorneys in the United States in the area of Family Law” in 2017. Ms. Simon is the “Top 1%” of America’s Most Honored Professionals for Public Recognition of Excellence. Elaine Simon was awarded “Top 100 Family Lawyer in Florida” by the American Society of Legal Advocates. Ms. Simon was recognized by Representative Bill Hager with the Florida House of Representatives for being honored as a Top 10 Law Firm for Client Satisfaction by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys.

Elaine Simon is a Florida Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator and Certified Family Mediator. Ms. Simon is trained in Collaborative Divorce, which is a constructive therapeutic approach to high profile clients prioritizing confidentiality within the family law matter. Elaine is also a member of the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar and the Florida Association of Women Lawyers. Ms. Simon is committed to quality and actively attends the continuing legal education courses in the area of domestic relations to stay knowledgeable about the changes to legislation as it impacts family law. Ms. Simon was selected to become a member of the Craig S. Barnard Chapter of the American Inns of Court, which has an international reputation for elite association of judges, lawyers and other legal professionals who share a passion for professional and ethical excellence.

Elaine Simon is particular in limiting her practice to complex matrimonial and family law cases. She is a conscientious hard worker who will always keep her promise and is someone who will listen to you and put your needs and concerns as a priority. As a result, her clientele is a myriad of heirs and heiresses, professional athletes, lawyers, doctors, CEO’s, and entrepreneurs.  Family law takes a special type of person, one who can be tough, decisive, and be ready to fight for her clients, yet, have a compassionate and nurturing nature to help ease troubled client’s concerns.

Ms.Simon has a passion to assist families in divorce that have children with special needs. In particular,  Ms. Simon had a case where her client had a child with down-syndrome.  Addressing the technical social security and specific therapy needs of the child. Ms. Simon ensured that the parenting plan appropriately addressed child-support as well as arranged for the potential medical needs and therapies for the lifetime of the special needs minor child.

Areas of Practice

Certified Legal Specialties

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2000


Widener University School of Law            

  • L.L.M, Health Law, Academic Excellence, 2000

Syracuse University College of Law

  •  J.D., 1999

Johnson & Wales University

  • B.S., International Business, Summa Cum Laude, 1996


  • Top 100 Attorneys of North America, Who's Who Legal, 2017
  • “Top 10” Family Law Attorney, Attorney and Practice Magazine, 2017
  • Super Lawyer, SuperLawyers, 2017
  • 3 Years of Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2015-2017
  • “10 Best” Female Attorneys, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2017
  • Attorney At Law Magazine, Attorney of the Month, 2017
  • Top 100 Lawyers, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2017
  • Nation's Top One Percent, National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2017
  • AV Preeminent Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2017
  • Top 1%, America's Most Honored Professionals, 2017
  • Top 10% Attorneys in Family Law, Lawyers of Distinction, 2017
  • “10 Best” Female Attorney, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2016
  • Lead Counsel Rated, Lead Counsel, 2016
  • Seal of Excellence, American Jurist Institute, 2016
  • Top 10 Attorneys, American Jurist Institute, 2016
  • "10 Best" in Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2016
  • Top Attorneys of North America, Who's Who Legal, 2016
  • Florida Legal Elite, Florida Trend Magazine, 2016
  • AV Preeminent Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2016
  • Top Contributor, Avvo, 2015
  • "10 Best" in Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2015
  • Client's Choice, Avvo, 2015
  • AV Preeminent Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2015
  • Top 10 Family Law Firm in Florida, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2015
  • Who's Who in American Law, Who's Who In American Law, 2015
  • Summa Cum Laude, Johnson & Wales University, 1996
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