Kirk C. Simoneau, JD ’09
Liaison to the Board and Dean, Dean’s Advisory Council
Nixon, Vogelman, Barry, Slawsky & Simoneau
Kirk Simoneau is a native of Nashua, New Hampshire. He graduated from Franklin Pierce Law Center, magna cum laude in 2009. Simoneau was a member of the Daniel Webster Scholar Honors Program. Before law school, Kirk earned a degree in English from the University of New Hampshire.
Simoneau came to the practice of law for very specific reasons. In 2003, he was the sole eye-witness to a hit-and-run drunk driver killing his pedestrian father. He became a lawyer to help those harmed, with a high level of personal understanding and caring.
Simoneau is deeply committed to aiding the disabled and downtrodden, both professionally and personally. He served as an extern at the Disability Rights Center in 2008, helping to prepare a winning appeal before the State Supreme Court. His contributions have lead to the creation of the, Normand L. Simoneau Community Room at Northeast Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services, in memory of his father. He also served as a Law Clerk at the Administrative Law And Advocacy Clinic at the Franklin Pierce Law Center.
Prior to law school, Simoneau was an author and lecturer. His “Pepere Says” newspaper column ran in the Nashua Sunday Telegraph for several years. He currently serves on the board of the New Hampshire Academic Decathlon, his family’s charitable foundation, and has been a member of numerous other charitable and civic groups, including the board of the Nashua Senior Activity Center.
Simoneau, focuses on a trial practice involving all types of litigation; personal injury, wrongful death and pro bono legal assistance to the disadvantaged. Knowledgeable in American Sign Language, he has a particular affinity for deaf clients.