Ms. Simmons is a graduate of U.C. Berkeley with a B.A. degree in psychology and received her J.D. degree from the University of San Francisco, School of Law. Ms. Simmons started her legal career with Killian and Associates, in Oakland, CA, where she worked for 3 years handling a variety of probate matters. For the past 16 years she has been a solo practitioner.


Ms. Simmons serves as Secretary for the Solano County Black Lawyers Association and also served as a school board member for the Solano Christian Academy in Fairfield, CA.


Ms. Simmons has been honored and has been active in her community for many, many years by giving presentations,  legal clinics, interviews and assisting at community feeds.  Ms. Simmons was interviewed on VCAT's "Seniors Today," hosted by Tom Bartee on June 15, 2016 answering questions about Probate.