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Stephen Burg

Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C.
40 Inverness Drive East
Englewood, CO 80112
303-792-5595
www.burgsimpson.com


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Stephen Burg is a trial attorney at the law firm Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh Jardine PC. Mr. Burg’s practice is focused on representing victims of auto crashes, personal injury, trucking accidents, product liability injuries, gas explosions, wrongful death, and harmful drug products.

Mr. Burg has been recognized for his legal excellence both nationally and locally. Mr. Burg was named as a “Recommended Attorney” by the Legal 500. He is a “Top 100 Trial Lawyer” by the National Trial Lawyers. 5280 Magazine has named Mr. Burg a “Super Lawyer.” Mr. Burg has been admitted as a member of the “Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum” and was named Colorado Law Week Magazine’s “Compleat Lawyer”.

Mr. Burg donates a substantial amount of his free time to supporting non-profit organizations in Colorado and nationally. Mr. Burg is on the Board of Directors for the Anti-Defamation League, Colorado Judicial Institute and Arc Thrift. Mr. Burg helps support the Denver Health Foundation’s Newborns in Need program, and the Southern Poverty Law Center among others. Mr. Burg is an Associate Attorney for the ZRBG Pension Project ? this project is designed to ascertain pension benefits for Holocaust survivors.

Stephen Burg earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Wyoming and his Law Degree from the University of Denver. Mr. Burg is currently admitted to practice in the State of Colorado. He lives in Colorado with his wife Amy and son Max.

Practice Areas

Honors & Awards

       
  • Legal 500, Recommended Attorney, 2013
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  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, The Top Trial Lawyers in America?
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  • National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Trial Lawyer, 2012?present
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  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2012-2013
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  • APITLA, National Advisory Board, 2013
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  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, The Top Trial Lawyers in America?
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  • AVVO, Highest Distinction of Superb Attorney Rating
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  • National Trial Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40, 2012?present
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  • Colorado Law Week, The Compleat Lawyer, 2010
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  • Denver Mayor Michael Hancock’s Transition Team, 2011
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  • ARC Thrift Board of Directors, 2013
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  • Colorado Judicial Institute, Ex Officio Board of Director, 2012
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  • Anti-Defamation League, Mountain States Region Board of Director, 2011
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  • ADL Glass Partners-In-Leadership, 2009
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  • Honorable Mention, Collegiate All-American Rugby, 2004

Community Involvement

       
  • Denver Health Foundation’s Newborns in Need
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  • Anti-Defamation League
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  • American Israel Public Affairs Committee
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  • Southern Poverty Law Center
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  • John Hickenlooper for Governor
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  • Michael Bennet for U.S. Senate
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  • Mark Udall for U.S. Senate
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  • ZRBG Pension Project ? To ascertain pension benefits to Holocaust survivors

Professional Affiliations

       
  • National Trial Lawyers
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  • Co-founder of the Colorado Judicial Institute Young Professionals
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  • Colorado Judicial Institute
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  • Our Courts
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  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA)
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  • American Bar Association
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  • Colorado Bar Association
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  • American Association for Justice (AAJ)

Education

       
  • J.D., 2007, The University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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  • B.A., 2004, University of Wyoming

Bar Admissions

       
  • Colorado
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  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
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  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit

Authorship and Speaking Engagements

       
  • Trying Your Case Against The Company, Not the Driver, Super Summit Top Guns III, June, 2014
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  • Keep It On The Company ? Holding Trucking Companies Accountable for HOS Violations, The Lawyer’s Logbook, February, 2014