Constitutional Advocacy, LLC

Teaching or Practicing Constitutional Law Since 1973

John William Simon taught constitutional law and related subjects from 1973 to 1982. He has practiced constitutional litigation from 1985 through the present.  In 2008, he formed the firm Constitutional Advocacy, LLC.

Scope of the Firm's Practice

Constitutional Advocacy, LLC, is focused on the assertion of constitutional rights and other human rights by individuals, private entities, and constituent political subdivisions, and on the teaching of constitutional values, especially to enable new immigrants to receive citizenship and to enjoy the rights our country offers them.

Typical cases for the firm include state and federal direct appeals, civil rights actions under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, state and federal post-conviction relief motions (under Mo. S. Ct. R. 24.035 & 29.15 or 28 U.S.C. § 2255), federal and state habeas corpus petitions, probation and parole advocacy, executive clemency applications (federal and state), and other representation before judicial and administrative tribunals and testimony before legislative committees.

John William Simon, J.D., Ph.D.

7201 Delmar Blvd. # 201

Saint Louis, Missouri  63130-4106

 (314) 604-6982

FAX   (314)  754-9083

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Effective April 23, 2012, Constitutional Advocacy LLC's office is in the Tudor building pictured in the right-hand column of this page.  It is at the corner of Delmar and Midland, less than a mile west of the University City Loop.  The entrance to Constitutional Advocacy LLC's suite (# 201) is on the east side of the building.  There is ample off-street parking.  The building is on MetroBus Route 97, which runs between the Delmar Loop and Clayton MetroLink stations.