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Temple University

1801 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6096

General Phone: 215-204-7000
Financial Aid Phone: 215-204-1458
Sector: Public, 4-year or above
Classification: Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive

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High-profile attorney and author Robert F. Simone will be the keynote ethics speaker at the Wilkes-Barre Law and Library Association/ Luzerne County Bar Association Bench-Bar Conference on Nov. 10. Among his major publicized cases are the major burglary in Pottsville involving Philadelphia entertainer Lillian Reis; defense of master criminal, arsonist and burglar Sidney Brooks; defense counsel for many alleged organized crime figures in Philadelphia; the Bobby Bellavia RICO case in Chicago; defense counsel for organized crime figure Nicodemo Scarfo; winning numerous acquittals in New Jersey and Federal Court; counsel for Noah Robinson, Jesse Jackson’s brother, in a murder case in South Carolina; and RICO cases in Chicago. Simone has also represented clients in North Carolina, Florida, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Portland, Oregon, New Jersey and many other locations. He has been a featured speaker at the University of Pennsylvania, Temple University, Pepperdine University and other universities as well as the American Bar Association and numerous other bar associations, societies and social clubs. Simone is the author of “The Last Mouthpiece” published by Camino Books in 2001. A graduate of Olney High School in Philadelphia, he attended Penn State-Rydal for two years and then Temple University for two years where he - more available