PO Box 688 Burlington WA 98233
(360) 299 1121
Marjorie Simmons, Esq. is a law firm. Principal attorney Marjorie Simmons assists individual and business clients with various legal issues through counseling and advocacy, whether a client’s concerns are driven by a legal dispute, a need to minimize legal exposure, develop strategy, or to plan for the future. Simmons is admitted to the bars of Washington state and South Carolina, and has practiced law since 1997. As a trained mediator, Simmons enjoys helping people resolve their differences, seeking win-win resolutions when possible, and crafting durable agreements.
Practice areas in focus
The primary area of law occupying much of the firm’s time is in divisions of retirement assets: drafting, defending, challenging, and consulting on qualified domestic relations orders, often called
The firm’s work in family law is limited to focus solely on retirement benefit divisions subject to the intricacies of ERISA and various other arcane statutory systems governing divisions of retirement assets. See the QDRO page for more information.
The firm also works with small businesses grappling with data security issues, or needing assistance to reduce legal exposure by improving their business data security posture. A seasoned technologist before coming to the bar, Simmons’ rich knowledge of computer systems provides broad and deep substantive knowledge of the culture of data. See the data security page for more detail.
Additionally consulting with and for other lawyers on technology issues, Simmons has written and spoken to diverse audiences on legal issues with computer technology, security, privacy, and data management. Simmons is the original developer of the custom law practice management software Case Manager®, and has developed data management solutions for other organizations in the engineering, manufacturing, retail, academic, and general business sectors.