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Phone: 703-782-8907

Email: jsimopoulos@mitchell-lawgrp.com



Jodi Simopoulos has dedicated her practice exclusively to defending healthcare providers. She has nearly fifteen years of experience representing physicians, hospitals, dentists, and other providers in state and federal courts across the Commonwealth of Virginia. She has defended hundreds of healthcare providers in a wide range of medical specialties through all stages of the litigation process. She also regularly represents health care providers in administrative proceedings before the Boards of the Virginia Department of Health Professions.


Ms. Simopoulos has been recognized for her trial success multiple times in Virginia Medical Law Report’s list of Million Dollar Defense Verdicts, including for her first chair defense verdicts. Every year since 2017, Ms. Simopoulos has been named as a Virginia Super Lawyer in the specialty of Medical Malpractice Defense. In previous years, she was recognized as a Virginia Super Lawyers’ Rising Star. Since 2012, her peers have repeatedly chosen her as one of Virginia Business magazine’s “Legal Elite.”


Ms. Simopoulos has authored numerous publications in legal and medical journals. She regularly lectures on legal developments and healthcare risk management strategies to avoid, prevent, and survive civil litigation





  • George Mason University School of Law, J.D. magna cum laude (2004)
  • GMUSL Moot Court Board
  • George Mason Law Review
  • Assistant Editor, The Scrivener
  • James Madison University, B.S. (2000)




  • Virginia
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States District Court, Eastern and Western Districts


Areas of Practice


  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Health Regulatory Boards


Awards, Professional Associations, and Services


  • “Virginia Super Lawyer – Medical Malpractice Defense,” Super Lawyers Medical Malpractice Defense (2017-2021)
  • “Rising Star,” Virginia Super Lawyers
  • “Legal Elite,” Virginia Business Magazine
  • Million Dollar Defense Verdicts, Virginia Medical Law Report (2014, 2017, 2019)
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • American Society for Healthcare Risk Managers, Virginia Chapter (former Board Member)
  • Metro Richmond Women’s Bar Association Richmond Bar Association
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
  • Judicial Clerk, Hon. Stanley P. Klein in Fairfax County Circuit Court