Criminal Defense
Simms and Associates

Firm Overview

WelcomeCriminal charges can impact every aspect of your life. Your right to drive a vehicle, where and with whom you may live, the cost of insurance, and of course your freedom, can be affected by a criminal conviction.

A severe and preventable injury can cause physical and emotional pain that prevents you from enjoying life and working as you did before the accident.

At the law firm of Simms & Associates in Birmingham, we understand that you need diligent and experienced representation from an experienced trial attorney to ensure that your rights are protected. We believe you deserve the best possible outcome, and we dedicate all of our resources to that important goal.

Dedicated to Providing You the Attention You Deserve

We offer all our clients a free initial consultation in our Birmingham, Alabama, law offices to discuss their legal concerns in criminal defense, personal injury or DUI / DWI /Driving Under the Influence case.

At our law firm, we do not screen calls. When you call Simms & Associates, you will almost always speak to an attorney, not a secretary or receptionist. We return calls 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 205-453-9700 to speak with an experienced attorney right now.

We practice in a wide variety of areas, focusing on criminal law defense, DUI / DWI defense

Professional Background in the Auto Insurance Industry

Attorney Derek B. Simms established Simms & Associates in 1999 following a lengthy career in the automobile insurance industry. Mr. Simms started as a banking and insurance committee intern with the Arizona State Senate. He later became a claims adjuster for a major auto insurance company, quickly earning promotion to senior bodily injury adjuster.

The work experience and insight he gained as a claims adjuster is a precious asset to the clients his firm represents. Lawyer Simms knows how adjusters evaluate cases and determine their worth. There are insurance companies that do their best to avoid litigation and others that will gladly litigate a case. Simms & Associates uses its experience and knowledge to your benefit in maximizing the value of your personal injury case.

Committed to Professional Growth

Firm OverviewAttorney Simms is an active member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, American Trial Lawyers Association, the Alabama Bar Association, and the Birmingham Bar Association. His firm is located in the heart of downtown Birmingham, just seven blocks from the Jefferson County Courthouse.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact us.

We are available 24 hours a day/7 days a week at 205-453-9700.