Stephen J. Burg

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury 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 Rising Stars: 2012 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%), Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (30%)
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Attorney Profile

Stephen J. Burg is a trial attorney at the law firm Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh Jardine, P.C. 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. He was named as a “Recommended Attorney” by the U.S. Legal 500. and has also been recognized as a Best Lawyer in America and a Rising Star by Colorado Super Lawyers. He is also named a “Top 100 Trial Lawyer” by the National Trial Lawyers, and Denver’s 5280 Magazine selected Mr. Burg a “Top Lawyer” and the Face of Personal Injury Law Litigation for 2020. Mr. Burg has been admitted as a member of the “Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum” and was named Law Week Colorado’s “Compleat Lawyer”.

Mr. Burg donates a substantial amount of his free time to supporting nonprofit organizations in Colorado and nationally. Mr. Burg is on the Board of Directors for the Anti-Defamation League, the Colorado Judicial Institute (CJI) and ARC Thrift. Mr. Burg helps to 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 Colorado and in Arizona.

Practice Areas

Auto Crashes 

Personal Injury 

Trucking accidents 

Product Liability Injuries 

Gas Explosions

Wrongful Death

Harmful Drug Products 

Practice Areas
  • 70%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 30%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability


10 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2012 - 2021

About Stephen J. Burg

Admitted: 2008, Colorado

Professional Webpage:


  • Selected to Best Lawyers®, 2021
  • Stephen Burg represented the "Face of Personal Injury Litigation" in 5280 Magazine's 2020 edition 
  • Top 10 Jury Verdict in the State of Colorado, Law Week Colorado, 2018
  • National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 - President, 2018
  • Appointment by Governor to 18th Judicial District Nominating Commission, 2018
  • Recommended Attorney, the U.S. Legal 500, 2013
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, The Top Trial Lawyers in America™
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyer, The National Trial Lawyers, 2012–Present
  • Selected to Colorado Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, 2012-2021
  • National Advisory Board, Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America (APITLA), 2013
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, The Top Trial Lawyers in America™
  • AVVO, Highest Distinction of Superb Attorney Rating
  • National Trial Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40, 2012–present
  • The Compleat Lawyer, Law Week Colorado2010
  • Denver Mayor Michael Hancock’s Transition Team, 2011
  • Board of Directors, ARC Thrift, 2013
  • Ex Officio Board of Director, Colorado Judicial Institute, 2012
  • Mountain States Region Board of Director, Anti-Defamation League, 2011
  • ADL Glass Partners-In-Leadership, 2009


Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Honorable Mention Collegiate All-American Rugby, 2004

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Depositions, New Lawyers Boot Camp, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Presenter, 2020
  • Voir Dire, New Lawyers Boot Camp, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Presenter, 2018  
  • Sources of Insurance Coverage for Your Claim, American Association for Justice Annual Convention, Presenter, 2018
  • Nunn / Bashor / Excess Judgment Litigation: A Boots on the Ground Perspective, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association Insurance Seminar, Presenter, 2018
  • Trying Your Case Against The Company, Not the Driver, Super Summit Top Guns III, Presenter, 2014
  • New Age in Trucking—How Advancements in Technology Will Help You Win Your Case, The Lawyer's Logbook, Author, 2015
  • Keep It On The Company – Holding Trucking Companies Accountable for HOS Violations, The Lawyer’s Logbook, Author, 2014

Pro bono/Community Service

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

Educational Background

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

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Arizona, 2014
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, 2008
  • Colorado, 2008
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit
  • The National Trial Lawyers (NTL)
  • Co-founder of the Colorado Judicial Institute Young Professionals
  • Colorado Judicial Institute (CJI)
  • Our Courts
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA)
  • American Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ)
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Office Location for Stephen J. Burg

40 Inverness Dr E
Englewood, CO 80112

Phone: 303-792-5595

Fax: 303-708-0527

Last Updated: 6/9/2021

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