MARTIN “MARTY” SIMONE Simone has been engaged in private practice since 1980. He is a full-time mediator, and has served as Chair of medical review panels. His experience includes more than 3,000 mediations, all with maps. He also provides CLE-approved presentations on a range of mediation and negotiation topics. He serves and has served the legal profession in various capacities within the LSBA, and received the LSBA President’s Professionalism Award in 1994. He has served as judge pro tempore for the First Parish Court in Jefferson Parish. He was recognized by the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff for “Developing the Future Leaders of the Sheriff ’s Office” in 2010.


  • B.B.A., Loyola University, 1977
  • J.D., Loyola School of Law, 1980
  • Basic Mediator Training, 1992
  • Pepperdine University School of Law, Strauss Institute of Dispute Resolution Advanced Mediator Training, 2001
  • Annual Advanced Mediator Training, Mediation Arbitration Professional Systems, Inc. (maps), 1992-2021


Louisiana State Bar Association.

LSBA Member Services Committee (Chair for three years), as a founding officer of the LSBA Solo and Small Firm Section.

LSBA House of Delegates (24th J.D.C.).

Lawyer Dispute Resolution Arbitrator, Practice Monitor, and as a Probation Monitor for the Office of Disciplinary Counsel.

Judge Pro Tempore for First Parish Court in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana.


Louisiana State Bar Association's 1994 President's Professionalism Award.

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff - Certificate of Appreciation for “Developing the Future Leaders of the Sheriff ’s Office,`` 2010.

Louisiana Mediators