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The law firm of Simon “Patrick” Dray, Esq. concentrate their practice in Federal and State Criminal Defense. The law firm represents clients accused of federal and state crimes in Miami, Fort Lauderdale and the greater South Florida area. Simon “Patrick” Dray, Esq. is committed to providing quality and professional criminal representation. Simon “Patrick” Dray, Esq. is licensed to practice in all Florida State Courts, the United States District Courts of the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida, the United States 11th Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. The firm is also a member of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Simon “Patrick” Dray, Esq. defends those accused of crimes ranging from DUI to First Degree Murder.


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Published Works:

  • The Prosecutor’s Discovery Obligation, The Bulletin, Dade County Bar Association, 74 Miami Daily Bus. Rev. 1, 2000

Past Employment Positions:

  • Baker & McKenzie, Associate, 2002 – 2003
  • Offices of the State Attorney, Assistant State Attorney, 1999 – 2002
  • Thornton & Rothman, Law Clerk, 1998
  • Baker Silberber & Keener, Law Clerk, 1998
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, Judicial Intern, 1998
  • Combat Services & Support Company (Canadian Military), Deputy Company Commander, 1994 – 1995
  • United Nations Chief of Civil Affairs for Bosnia (Canadian Military), Executive Assistant, 1994
  • Humanitarian Aid Convoys, Bosnia (Canadian Military), Operations Officer, 1994
  • United Nations Deputy Force Commander (Canadian Military), Personal Assistant, 1993 – 1994
  • Canadian Military, United Nations Field Liaison Officer, 1992
  • Canadian Military, Platoon Commander, 1992

Bar Admissions:

  • Florida, 1999
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Florida, 2003
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, 2003
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2003
  • United States 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, 2005
  • United States Supreme Court, 2005

Education:

  • University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida J.D. 1999
  • King’s College London, London, U.K., 1990
  • Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Ontario, Canada B.A. 1989
  • Major: Honors History

Honors and Awards:

  • First Place National Essay Winner, American College of Trial Lawyers, 1999
  • 1998 Who’s Who American Law Students, 1998
  • Dan Bradley Memorial Scholarship, 1998
  • NATO Service Medal, 1993
  • United Nations Peace Keeping Medal, 1992
  • Wound Stripe, 1992

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Florida Bar Professional Ethics Committee, 2000 – Present Member
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Dade County Bar Association
  • Eugene P. Spellman-Hoeveler American Inn of Court, 1999 – Present