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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 - 2022
Licensed in Colorado Since: 1983
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Scott Eldredge is a named shareholder and has been practicing law continuously with the firm since his admission to the Colorado Bar in 1983.  Mr. Eldredge’s legal practice focuses primarily on complex medical malpractice cases with a particular emphasis on birth injury cases.  Mr. Eldredge is a long-time member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors for the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association.  He is also a long-time member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), a national organization comprised of both Plaintiff and Defense attorneys who are dedicated to the preservation of trial by jury.  He is the current president of the National Medical Malpractice Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Eldredge is in active trial practice, appearing regularly in both state and federal courts throughout the country.

Mr. Eldredge is a frequent lecturer on a variety of topics and regularly presents seminars in Colorado as well as across the country.  He has made presentations to the American Association of Justice, The National Trial Lawyers Association, as well as the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association and the Colorado Bar Association. He maintains an active role with the educational community in the Denver metropolitan area and has been an adjunct professor of law at The University of Denver Sturm College of Law since the late 1980s.

Mr. Eldredge has been selected multiple times for numerous honors and accolades. In 2016 he was given the Professionalism Award by the Colorado Defense Lawyers Association.  This award, given annually, is meant to acknowledge both highly professional conduct and exemplary advocacy skills. The Colorado Defense Lawyers Association awards this annual honor to a Plaintiff’s attorney. He has been named a Senior Life Fellow by the American Board of Trial Advocates.  He has been consistently recognized by Colorado Super Lawyers and has been named numerous times as a “Top 100” Attorney, most recently in 2020.  Mr. Eldredge was elected by members of the national legal community as one of the Best Lawyers in America for medical malpractice and was Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” in 2016, 2018, and 2020 in the area of medical malpractice law.  He has also met the standard of excellence for selection as one of the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Lawyers in Colorado each year since its inception.

Scott Eldredge is a named shareholder and has been practicing law continuously with the firm since his admission to the Colorado Bar in 1983.  Mr. Eldredge’s legal practice focuses primarily on complex medical malpractice cases with a particular emphasis on birth injury cases.  Mr. Eldredge is a long-time member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors for the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association.  He is also a long-time member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), a national organization comprised of both Plaintiff and Defense attorneys who are dedicated to the preservation of trial by jury.  He is the current president of the National Medical Malpractice Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Eldredge is in active trial practice, appearing regularly in both state and federal courts throughout the country.

Mr. Eldredge is a frequent lecturer on a variety of topics and regularly presents seminars in Colorado as well as across the country.  He has made presentations to the American Association of Justice, The National Trial Lawyers Association, as well as the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association and the Colorado Bar Association. He maintains an active role with the educational community in the Denver metropolitan area and has been an adjunct professor of law at The University of Denver Sturm College of Law since the late 1980s.

Mr. Eldredge has been selected multiple times for numerous honors and accolades. In 2016 he was given the Professionalism Award by the Colorado Defense Lawyers Association.  This award, given annually, is meant to acknowledge both highly professional conduct and exemplary advocacy skills. The Colorado Defense Lawyers Association awards this annual honor to a Plaintiff’s attorney. He has been named a Senior Life Fellow by the American Board of Trial Advocates.  He has been consistently recognized by Colorado Super Lawyers and has been named numerous times as a “Top 100” Attorney, most recently in 2020.  Mr. Eldredge was elected by members of the national legal community as one of the Best Lawyers in America for medical malpractice and was Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” in 2016, 2018, and 2020 in the area of medical malpractice law.  He has also met the standard of excellence for selection as one of the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Lawyers in Colorado each year since its inception.

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

Medical Malpractice

Selections

17 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2022

About Scott J. Eldredge

First Admitted: 1983, Colorado

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

Educational Background

  • J.D., The University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 1983
  • Colorado State University, B.A., 1978

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Arizona, 2020
  • Colorado, 1983
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, 1983
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit, 1984
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2006
  • Senior Fellow, American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • National Trial Lawyers Association 
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA)
  • American Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ)
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America

Honors/Awards

  • Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year," Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs, Denver, 2020 , “Lawyer of the Year 2020,” Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs, Denver, Best Lawyers®, 2020
  • 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
  • Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished SM Rating, Distinguished Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • AVVO®, Highest Distinction of Superb 10.0 Attorney Rating
  • Best Lawyers® in America, 2013-2022, Best Lawyers® in America
  • Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year," Professional Malpractice Law-Plaintiffs, Denver,  2016 and 2018, “Lawyer of the Year" Professional Malpractice Law-Plaintiffs, Denver, Best Lawyers®
  • 5280 Magazine Top Lawyer, 2015-2018 and 2022, Top Lawyer, 5280 Magazine
  • Colorado Super Lawyers®, 2006-2022 Top 100 Super Lawyers® Personal Injury Plaintiffs: Medical Malpractice, 2012-2016 and 2018-2021, Colorado Super Lawyers®
  • Top 100 Attorney, The National Trial Lawyers, Top Lawyer 100, The National Trial 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
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Adjunct Professor, University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • 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
  • The Denver Law Review - Volume 96 Symposium, Driven by Data: Empirical Studies in Civil Litigation and Health Law, February 8, 2019, Driven by Data: Empirical Studies in Civil Litigation and Health Law, 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
  • "Investigating the Defendant: The Landscape is Changing," presentation to CTLA members, 2015 CTLA Convention, Snowmass, Colorado, August 8, 2015, "Investigating the Defendant: The Landscape is Changing", CTLA Convention, 2015
  • "Protecting Your Legal Rights," lecture, Leiomyosarcoma Direct Research Foundation, October, 2014, Leiomyosarcoma Direct Research Foundation, 2014
  • CTLA webinar, "Power Morcellation Liability Issues," March 2015, "Power Morcellation Liability Issues", CTLA Webinar, 2015

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Industry Groups

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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: 5/19/2022

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