David Simmons

District: 37 -- Republican

Parts of Orange, Seminole

Committee Membership for 2006 - 2008 Term

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Maitland
Occupation:  Attorney
Child(ren):  Krystyna, Alicya H.
Education:  Tennessee Technological University, B.S., Mathematics, with highest distinction, 1974; Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 1977
Born:  June 13, 1952, Nashville, TN
Moved to Florida:  1977
Religious Affiliation:  Catholic
Recreational Interest:  golf, running, tennis

Legislative Service

Elected to the House in 2000, reelected subsequently

Other Public Services

Long Term Care Policy Advisory Council 2002-2004
U.S. Senator Connie Mack's Federal Judicial Advisory Committee 1989-1992
City of Orlando Citizens Review Committee, past Member
Orlando Landmarks Defense Trust, past Chairman


Leadership Central Florida 1996-1997
Leadership Orlando 1991-1992
American Bar Association
Board of Trustees, Vanderbilt Law School Alumni Association
Greater Orlando Area Chamber of Commerce
Orange County Bar Association
Seminole County Republican Executive Committee
The Florida Bar Association
Lakeside Alternatives Inc., past President, past Board of Directors
Orange County Young Republicans, elected President twice
Orange County Republican Executive Committee, past Member


Chamber of Commerce "Distinguished Advocate" 2005, 2006
Christian Coalition for Florida Faith and Family Award 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006
Florida Association of Area Agencies on Aging, "Certificate of Appreciation" 2006
Orange County Public Schools "Gratitude for dedication and commitment and service to OCPS" 2006
Florida Association of Professional Process Servers "Legislator of the Year" 2005
Florida Legal Services for Commitment to Assuring Equal Access to Justice at the Supreme Court of Florida 2005
Florida Medical Association "Legislator of the Year Award" 2005
Robert B. Crawford Charter President Annual Award for your unrelenting dedication, outstanding service, and unselfish commitment in the protection, defense and improvement of the State of Florida's Workforce Education System 2005
Seminole County Bar Association Legal Aid Society Outstanding Commitment to Provide Economically Disadvantaged Residents with Access to the Judicial System 2005
Seminole County Medical Society "Outstanding Legislator Award" 2005
Chamber of Commerce "A" Honor Roll 2002, 2003, 2004
Florida Association of Agencies Serving the Blind, Legislator of the Year 2004
Florida Restaurant Association, Legislator of the Year 2004
Florida Sheriff's Association, Legislator of the Year 2004
Keiser College, Award for Contributions of Excellence in Education 2004
Florida's Public Radio and Television Stations Award for "Knowledgeable dedication, leadership, and vision that assured continued support for Florida's Public Broadcasting System" 2003
Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Legislator of the Year 2002
Florida Workers' Advocates, Legislator of the Year Award 2002
Florida Workers' Advocates, Outstanding Legislator on Behalf of Workers' Rights Award

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