Mr. Simmons was born in Parkdale, Arkansas, and grewup in Dermott, Arkansas. He attended the University of Arkansas Medical Center School of Radiologic Technology. After receiving his certification as a Registered Technologist he chose to serve our men and women of the armed services by seeking employment with the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He began the practice of law in June 1986, with Dious, McGriff & Simmons, P.A., in Atlanta where her practiced civil rights litigation, labor law, family law, and probate law. Mr. Simmons left Dious, McGriff & Simmons, P.A. to develop his private practice in Lithonia, Georgia, in the areas of personal injury, workers compensation, criminal, family and probate law. In 1990, he moved his practice to Forest Park, Georgia where he initially had a general practice before settling in with personal injury, workers compensation, family and probate law. He now serves on the bench in Juvenile Court.
Board Member Since: 03/22/05