Member Profile: Hon. Marguerite T. Simon (Ret.)

Hon. Marguerite T. Simon (Ret.)
Javerbaum, Wurgaft, Hicks, Kahn, Wikstrom & Sinins, P.C.
505 Morris Avenue
Springfield, NJ 07081
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Tel: (973) 379-4200
Fax: (973) 379-7872

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Hon. Marguerite T. Simon (Ret.) has substantive case experience in the following areas...

Business Dissolution
Community Associations
Contract Disputes
Elder Abuse
Family Businesses
Land Use/Planning
Legal Malpractice
Medical Malpractice
Personal Injury
Professional Liability
Professional Malpractice
Professional Negligence
Real Estate
Title Disputes
Trusts / Estates
Wrongful Death



Judge Simon maintains a second office at: 140 Sylvan Avanue, Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 - Telephone: (201) 445-4321

Marguerite Simon's practice began as an associate at a large New York law firm.  She had her own Firm in New Jersey from 1969 through 1984, and in 1980, served as the Assistant County Counsel for the County of Bergen. 

In 1984, Judge Simon was appointed as a Judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey, with assignments in the Family Part, Special Civil Part, and Law Division. She was  appointed to the Chancery Division in 1997 and named Presiding Judge of Chancery in 1999.  Chancery Division assignments involved all General Equity matters including corporate and partnership dissolutions, oppressed shareholder cases, receiverships, restrictive covenants, trade secrets, specific performance, constructive trusts, partition cases and oversight of medical emergencies. She also served as the Probate Judge deciding will contests,contested guardiandships and all contested Probate matters as well as the Election Judge addressing contested election results, ballot and voting issues.

Judge Simon retired from the bench in 2004, and joined her son’s law firm, The Law Offices of Lawrence M. Simon.  She was named Professional Lawyer of the Year in 2006. She became Counsel to Javerbaum Wurgaft in 2010.  Her practice is primarily Alternative Dispute Resolution.  She serves as a mediator and arbitrator in private party and court appointed matters.  Judge Simon has assisted in the resolution of  contested estates and guardianships, complex commercial cases, injunctive relief matters, corporate and shareholder proceedings, employment disputes, land use litigation, prerogative writ actions,  election disputes, and other significant litigated matters. Judge Simon trains Mediators as a Rule 1:40 Mediator Mentor. 


  • University of Virginia School of Law, LL.B. 1961
  • Barnard College, B.A., 1958

Memberships & Affiliations

  • NewJersey State Bar Assocation
  • Bergen County Bar Association
  • Women Lawyers in Bergen County


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Hon. Marguerite T. Simon (Ret.) is a member of our NJ chapter, The New Jersey Academy of Mediators and Arbitrators, the state's premier roster of attorney mediators and arbitrators. The NJAMA profile includes more specific local information, such as counties and regions served, and can be visited directly at


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