About Attorney Simoneau
Attorney Simoneau has
many years of both police and legal experience.
He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Framingham State College in 1994. He graduated from the Massachusetts School of Law Cum Laude in 2001, where he studied public sector labor law.
He is a graduate of the Department of Homeland Security (Federal Law Enforcement Training Center) Police Legal Advisor and Advanced Employment Law training programs.
Attorney Simoneau is admitted to practice in the Massachusetts State Courts and the United States District Court. In addition to appearing before various courts, he routinely appears before agencies such as the Massachusetts Civil Service Commission, the Human Resource Division, (HRD, the
Division of Labor Relations, the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles, and
the Board of Appeals.
Specializing in labor and employment law, as well as Massachusetts Motor Vehicle
and Traffic Law, Attorney Simoneau frequently trains police officers and routinely handles matters such as contract negotiation and administration, bargaining unit formation, collective bargaining, civil service, employee discipline, internal affairs, disability retirements, and a variety of other labor and employment related matters. He focuses on police labor law and is a member of the Legal Officers Section of the International Association of Chiefs of Police.
Attorney Simoneau’s extensive public safety and legal experience allows him to skillfully and effectively represent police officers, firefighters, corrections officers, and other public safety employees, agencies, and officials in a variety of labor and employment matters. In addition to directly serving Massachusetts police officers, firefighters, and correction officers, Attorney Simoneau serves as of counsel with the Law Office of Timothy M. Burke.
With a true focus on public safety labor relations, the Law Office of Brian E. Simoneau handles many types of cases arising out of the public employment relationship. Unlike many other firms, the Law Office of Brian E. Simoneau focuses exclusively on Massachusetts police officers, firefighters, corrections officers, and other public safety and law enforcement officials. Practice areas include: civil service cases, bypass appeals, internal affairs matters, all aspects of contract negotiations & collective bargaining, arbitrations, disciplinary matters, discrimination, and disability retirements.
Attorney Simoneau frequently appears before various state agencies, such as the civil service commission, where he represents both employees and appointing authorities in public safety employment matters. He is intimately familiar with the inner workings of agencies such as the Massachusetts Civil Service Commission, Human Resources Division,
Division of Labor Relations, Public Employee Retirement Administration Commission (PERAC),
and the Contributory Retirement Appeals Board (CRAB). Attorney Simoneau is also
well versed in the Commonwealth’s Administrative Procedures Act and has
successfully overturned decisions of agencies such as the Civil Service
Commission and Registry of Motor Vehicles.
Although the Law Office of Brian E. Simoneau primarily represents law enforcement agencies, police officers, firefighters, and other public employees engaged in law enforcement and fire prevention, we also represent select private sector police employees such as Massachusetts campus police officers.
Attorney Simoneau also represents clients in before the
Registry of Motor Vehicles and the
Board of Appeal of the Division of Insurance.