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Robert A. Simon

Robert A. Simon, Ph.D. is an internationally recognized leader in forensic psychology consulting in the area of child custody disputes and family law. Based in San Diego, CA, and Maui, HI, Dr. Simon provides work product review, expert witness services and litigation support services to attorneys throughout the country on child custody matters. He also conducts child custody evaluations and child custody mediation in the states of California and Hawaii. He trains judges, mental health professionals and attorneys on various forensic topics nationally and internationally. He is the co-author of the recently released book entitled “Forensic Psychology Consulting in Child Custody Litigation: A Handbook for Work Product Review, Case Preparation, and Expert Testimony” published by the American Bar Association. He has also published articles for academic journals such as the Family Court Review and the Family Law Quarterly. Dr. Simon is on the Board of Directors of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, a member of the Board of Directors of the World Congress on Family Law and Children’s Rights, a member of the Board of Directors of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, a member of the Board of Fellows of the National Juvenile Justice Center, a past member of the Ethics Committee of the California Psychological Association, a past member of the Committee on Professional Conduct and Responsibility of the California Bar Association and a member of the Executive Committee of the California Bar Court. He serves on the editorial board of the Family Court Review. He is licensed in California and Hawaii.