Jodi B. Simopoulos, Esq.

Richmond, VA

Jodi Simopoulos has dedicated her practice exclusively to defending healthcare providers. She is an experienced trial attorney with over fifteen years of experience representing physicians, hospitals, dentists, and other providers in 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.

Jodi has been regularly recognized for her trial success in Virginia Medical Law Report’s list of Top Defense Verdicts. She was recently listed in Virginia Lawyer’s Weekly’s inaugural publication of “Virginia’s Go To Lawyers” in the area of Medical Malpractice Law. Every year since 2017, she 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.”

Jodi 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
    • GMUSL Moot Court Board
    • George Mason Law Review
    • Assistant Editor, The Scrivener
  • James Madison University, B.S.
  • Virginia
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States District Court, Eastern and Western Districts
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Health Regulatory Boards
  • “Virginia’s Go To Lawyers,” Medical Malpractice, Virginia Lawyer’s Weekly
  • “Virginia Super Lawyer – Medical Malpractice Defense,” Virginia Super Lawyers (2017-present)
  • “Legal Elite,” Health Law, Virginia Business Magazine (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2021, 2022)
  • Million Dollar Defense Verdicts, Virginia Medical Law Report
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys; Founding Vice-Chair of Women’s Committee
  • American Society for Healthcare Risk Managers, Virginia Chapter (former Board Member)
  • Metro Richmond Women’s Bar Association
  • Richmond Bar Association
  • Judicial Clerk, Hon. Stanley P. Klein in Fairfax County Circuit Court