Ian C. Simmons focuses his practice on real estate, construction, and business law and litigation, as well as estate planning.
Prior to co-founding Beck Simmons LLC in 2009, Mr. Simmons developed his real estate and business law acumen as a senior litigation associate at Federer & Federer, P.C. in St. Charles, MO. In this position, he was responsible for the litigation of approximately 100 concurrently proceeding civil cases and served as first (sole) chair in over thirty bench trials and numerous jury trials ending in jury verdict. He was responsible for court dockets in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. Charles County, and surrounding counties in Eastern Missouri.
Mr. Simmons graduated from Saint Louis University School of Law in May 2002. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Missouri, St. Louis. Mr. Simmons was admitted to the Missouri Bar in 2002. He is a member of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis.
Mr. Simmons is very active in the community. He currently serves as the President of the Fox Park Neighborhood Association, as President of the Board of Directors of DeSales Community Housing Corporation, as 2nd Vice President of the Board of Directors of The Third District Police Partnership, and as a volunteer tax reviewer for the St. Louis Taxpayer Assistance Program. In March 2010, Mayor Francis G. Slay appointed him as a Commissioner of the St. Louis Civil Rights Enforcement Agency ("CREA"). Mr. Simmons currently serves as Chairperson of the CREA Commission.