|Member of the Virginia House of Delegates
from the 53rd district
January 8, 2014
|Preceded by||James M. Scott|
|Born||Marcus B. Simon
July 1, 1970
Austin, Texas, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Rachel Anne Goldstein|
|Residence||Falls Church, Virginia|
|Alma mater||New York University (B.A.)
American University (J.D.)
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||1999–2003|
Marcus Simon (born July 1, 1970) is an American lawyer and politician from Virginia. A member of the Democratic Party, Simon is the member of the Virginia House of Delegates for the 53rd district. There he serves on the Militia, Police & Public Safety and Science & Technology committees. As a lawyer, Simon was a member of the Judge Advocate General's Corps of the United States Army and his own law firm.
Simon received his bachelor's degree in journalism from New York University. He worked as an aide for Jim Scott while Scott served in the Virginia House of Delegates. In 1995, he went to work for Katherine Hanley, as she served as was chair of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors. He attended night school as he received his juris doctor from American University Washington College of Law in 1999. He served in the Judge Advocate General's Corps of the United States Army for the next three years. Not wanting to remain a prosecutor, Simon entered real estate law in 2003. When the subprime mortgage crisis occurred in 2008, Simon and colleagues formed a law firm.
|Virginia House of Delegates election: 53rd District, 2013|
|Republican||W. Brad Tidwell||5,965||28.99%|
|Libertarian||Anthony G. Tellez||852||4.14%|
Simon's father worked for Ralph Nader. As a member of "Nader's Raiders", Simon's father helped on the book Unsafe at Any Speed. His mother was a teacher for the Fairfax County Public Schools. They live in McLean, Virginia.
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