Meet the Attorneys

The attorneys of The Simon Law Firm have many cumulative years of experience trying cases. Every lawyer at The Simon Law Firm tries cases. In addition to their work in the courtroom, the attorneys of The Simon Law Firm serve as lecturers and teachers, they write articles for legal publications, and they participate in professional development activities throughout the country. The attorneys of The Simon Law Firm are dedicated to protecting their clients' rights by clearly and persuasively presenting their clients' cases to judges and juries across the country.

Ben Askew is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property and Business Litigation Practice Groups.  He focuses his practice on the areas of patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and unfair competition litigation in district courts throughout the country and before the International Trade Commission.  
He has experience litigating complex commercial disputes and intellectual... Read More

Erica Blume represents individuals who have been injured in complex product liability, medical negligence and other personal injury cases throughout Missouri and Illinois. Ms. Blume joined The Simon Law Firm, P.C. in 2014 after beginning her career practicing insurance defense litigation with a large Midwest law firm. While gaining valuable knowledge and experience defending individuals and... Read More

Anne-Marie Brockland is a trial attorney with emphasis on medical negligence, wrongful death and product liability cases.   Anne represents individuals who have been injured or who have lost a loved one.  She has significant experience with birth trauma and failure to diagnose cases.  Other matters have included personal injury claims for automobile negligence and premise liability.

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Kevin began his career litigating complex commercial cases at Thompson Coburn, LLP, one of the largest law firms in St. Louis. As a result, his experience covers a wide range of litigation matters, including financial services, securities, antitrust, class action, insurance, patent infringement and consumer fraud.

At The Simon Law Firm, Kevin’s practice focuses on product liability,... Read More

Tim Cronin received his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign with a major in Economics, and spent one semester in a study abroad program in Dublin, Ireland. After graduation, he worked as a performance analyst at A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc. for nearly three years, the last year of which he spent attending law school in the evenings.

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Amy graduated cum laude from Saint Louis University School of Law in 1996 where she served as Managing Editor of the Saint Louis University Law Journal. Amy joined The Simon Law Firm, P.C. in 2002 after practicing for six years as a defense attorney in the areas of general negligence and products liability. This experience provides Amy a unique perspective, which helps her understand how... Read More

Todd S. Hageman received his law degree from the University of Oklahoma and has been licensed to practice law since 1994. He is licensed to Practice in Missouri, Wisconsin and Illinois.
Mr. Hageman engages in a national practice representing people injured as a result of landfill, environmental, toxic and pharmaceutical exposures.  He has obtained favorable results in, and is... Read More

Ryan Keane earned his J.D. degree from St. Louis University School of Law and his B.A. degree from Colgate University.  At The Simon Law Firm, Ryan’s areas of practice are primarily focused on class action litigation and product liability. 

Before attending law school, Ryan worked as a commercial real estate broker and acquisitions analyst in Chicago and then St. Louis. While in law... Read More

Mike Kella is a Member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group, where he focuses his practice on patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secrets litigation.   He is experienced in litigating complex cases in all phases of litigation, including at trial and on appeal.   Mike is also experienced in handling cases involving a wide array of technologies, including smartphone, flash... Read More

Tim Krieger focuses on business and intellectual property disputes (including claims of patent, copyright, and trademark infringement and trade secret misappropriation) for individuals and private and public companies involving a wide array of products and technologies.

His work includes counseling clients in business transactions that involve intellectual property rights, including... Read More

John’s commitment to securing favorable outcomes for his clients is second to none.  John has obtained more than 100 verdicts and settlements over $1 million.  For two consecutive years, John secured the highest verdict in the State of Missouri.  John achieves tremendous results because he believes in the power of the civil justice system.  John maintains a Martindale-Hubbell AV® Rating from... Read More

Tony Simon is a registered patent attorney. His practice focuses on intellectual property and other complex commercial litigation. Tony has served as lead trial counsel in over 200 patent, copyright, trademark, antitrust and other intellectual property cases in courts across the United States. Tony has tried cases to verdict in both state and federal courts, has argued in several federal... Read More

Tony practices intellectual property law with a focus on litigation. He is experienced in handling complex cases in all phases of litigation, including at trial and on appeal, and both as plaintiff and defense counsel. Tony is also experienced in litigating cases involving a wide array of technologies including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, e-commerce, computer software, automotive and... Read More