- Detroit College of Law, Detroit, MI, J.D., 1979
- Class Vice President, Class Representative to Student Senate
- University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, B.S., Business Administration, 1973
- Michigan State University, Lansing, MI, 1973
- Insurance Class for Agents License
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- Michigan, 1979
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1979
- U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan, 1979
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John M. Simmerer is a trial attorney with more than 36 years of experience litigating insurance matters in Michigan. He is a former licensed Michigan Insurance Solicitor and is particularly qualified in insurance coverage disputes and insurance agents' errors and omissions (E&O) law.
John advises and represents clients in litigation relating to a wide variety of insurance defense matters, including insurance agents E&O defense, coverage and insurance contract interpretation, as well as matters involving premises liability, auto negligence/no-fault, construction and product liability. He also handles cases of professional liability for architects, engineers and attorneys.
John is a former petty officer with the U.S. Navy Seabees. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Michigan Bar Association and the Macomb County Bar Association. He was selected in 2010 as a “Top Lawyer” by Dbusiness magazine and he was listed in “Detroit’s Best Lawyers,” 2013 Edition. John also has been awarded and maintains the Martindale AV rating, the highest rating available.
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Member of the State Bar District I Character & Fitness Committee since 2011-2016