Scott J. Eldredge

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Englewood, CO

Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C.
40 Inverness Dr E
Englewood, CO 80112
Phone: 303-792-5595
Fax: 303-708-0527
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1983
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Attorney Scott J. Eldredge is a shareholder with Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C., law firm, and he works primarily out of the firm's law office in Englewood, Colorado. A nationally ranked trial lawyer with more than 37 years of total legal experience, Mr. Eldredge provides invaluable counsel and support to clients across his region who have suffered a serious injury or lost a loved one due to someone else's negligence or wrongdoing.

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Eldredge has achieved remarkable success advocating on behalf of individuals and families suffering needlessly through no fault of their own. From his efforts, he has recovered millions of dollars in total compensation for his plaintiff clients, and he has received numerous awards and honors from his peers.

Among his most notable accolades, Mr. Eldredge has earned a Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished* peer review rating along with consistent recognition from The Best Lawyers in America, including the organization's Lawyer of the Year award in 2020. He has also received the Barrister’s Best People’s Choice Award from "Law Week Colorado" as a Best Medical Malpractice Lawyer-Plaintiffs between 2010 and 2013, and again in 2019.

Mr. Eldredge has also received a Top 100 designation from The National Trial Lawyers as well as a Local Litigation Star designation from Benchmark Litigation for plaintiff, mass tort and product liability. He has also received 10 out of 10 client ratings on Avvo along with numerous testimonials and referrals from those he has served.

A 1978 graduate of Colorado State University, Mr. Eldredge obtained his Juris Doctor in 1983 from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. He holds his license to practice in Arizona as well as Colorado, and he is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.

A leader in his field, Mr. Eldredge is a Fellow with the Colorado Bar Association Foundation and the Litigation Counsel of America, and he serves as adjunct professor at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. He is senior fellow with the American Board of Trial Advocates, and he is an active member of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice, and the American, Colorado and Denver Bar Associations. 

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Practice Areas
  • 100%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice

Selections

16 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2021

About Scott J. Eldredge

Admitted: 1983, Colorado

Professional Webpage: https://www.burgsimpson.com/attorney/scott-j-eldredge/

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • The Denver Law Review - Volume 96 Symposium, Driven by Data: Empirical Studies in Civil Litigation and Health Law, February 8, 2019
  • CTLA webinar, "Power Morcellation Liability Issues," March, 2015
  • "Protecting Your Legal Rights," lecture, Leiomyosarcoma Direct Research Foundation, October, 2014
  • "Investigating the Defendant: The Landscape is Changing," presentation to CTLA members, 2015 CTLA Convention, Snowmass, Colorado, August 8, 2015
  • Trying Medical Malpractice Cases When There is a Failure to Diagnose Postpartum Preeclampsia, Author, "Trying Medical Malpractice Cases When There is a Failure to Diagnose Postpartum Preeclampsia", Law Week Colorado, Legal, 2020
  • Cerebral palsy is the result of medical malpractice, Author, When Cerebral Palsy is the Result of Medical Malpractice, Law Week Colorado, 2019
  • "Malpractice reforms could ease physician burdens," Medical Economics, June 25, 2017, "Malpractice Reforms Could Ease Physician Burdens", Medical Economics, Legal, 2017
  • "Considering a Medical Malpractice Case Involving Cerebral Palsy? Cerebral Palsy Cases 101," The Trial Lawyer, Winter 2016 edition, "Considering a Medical Malpractice Case Involving Cerebral Palsy? Cerebral Palsy Cases 101", The Trial Lawyer, 2016

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Arizona
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ)
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA)
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • Senior Fellow, American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2006
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit, 1984
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, 1983
  • Colorado, 1983

Honors/Awards

  • AVVO®, Highest Distinction of Superb 10.0 Attorney Rating
  • Barrister’s Best People’s Choice Award, Law Week Colorado, 2010-2013 and 2019, Barrister’s Best People’s Choice Award, Best Medical Malpractice Lawyer - Plaintiffs, Law Week Colorado, 2019
  • Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year 2020,” Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs, Denver, “Lawyer of the Year 2020,” Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs, Denver, Best Lawyers®, 2020
  • Colorado Super Lawyers®, 2006-2021 and Top 100 Super Lawyers® Personal Injury Plaintiffs: Medical Malpractice, 2012-2016 and 2018-2021, Colorado Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2021
  • Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished SM Rating, Distinguished Rating, Martindale-Hubbell, 2020
  • Best Lawyers® in America, 2013-2021, Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2021
  • Top 100 Attorney, The National Trial Lawyers, Top Lawyer 100, The National Trial Lawyers
  • 5280 Magazine Top Lawyer, 2015-2018, Top Lawyer, 5280 Magazine, 2018
  • Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year" 2016 & 2018, Professional Malpractice Law-Plaintiffs, Denver, “Lawyer of the Year" 2016 & 2018, Professional Malpractice Law-Plaintiffs, Denver, Best Lawyers
  • Litigation Star, Benchmark Litigation, United States – Plaintiff, Mass Tort/Product Liability, 2013, Litigation Star, Benchmark Litigation, United States – Plaintiff, Mass Tort/Product Liability, 2013
  • Local Litigation Star, Benchmark Litigation, Colorado – Plaintiffs, 2013, Local Litigation Star, Benchmark Litigation, Colorado – Plaintiffs, 2013
  • Colorado’s Best Medical Malpractice Attorney, People’s Choice, 2009
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • Fellow, Colorado Bar Association Foundation, Fellow, Colorado Bar Association Foundation
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Adjunct Professor, University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Educational Background

  • Colorado State University, B.A., 1978

Industry Groups

  • Medical Malpractice
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Office Location for Scott J. Eldredge

40 Inverness Dr E
Englewood, CO 80112

Phone: 303-792-5595

Fax: 303-708-0527

Last Updated: 5/26/2021

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