Stephen J. Burg

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Englewood, CO

Burg, Simpson, Eldredge, Hersh & Jardine, P.C.
 | 40 Inverness Drive East, Englewood, CO 80112
Phone: 303-792-5595
Fax: 303-708-0527
Selected To Rising Stars: 2012 - 2020
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.

Stephen Burg has been recognized for his legal excellence both nationally and locally. He was the President of the National Trial Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40, 2018. He was named as a “Recommended Attorney” by the U.S. Legal 500, and a “Top 100 Trial Lawyer” by the National Trial Lawyers. 5280 magazine recognized Mr. Burg a “Top Lawyer.” Mr. Burg has been admitted as a member of the “Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum” and was named Law Week Colorado’s “Compleat Lawyer”.

In 2020, Denver's 5280 Magazine named Mr. Burg as the "Face of Personal Injury Litigation."

Mr. Burg donates a substantial amount of his free time to supporting nonprofit organizations in Colorado and nationally. Mr. Burg helps to support the Denver Health Foundation’s Newborns in Need program, the Southern Poverty Law Center, Arc Thrift, and Food Bank of the Rockies. 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
  • 30%Personal Injury - Products
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


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Rising Stars: 2012 - 2020

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About Stephen Burg

Admitted: 2008, Colorado

Professional Webpage:


  • Selected to Colorado Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, 2012-2020
  • 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
  • President, The National Trial Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40, 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
  • National Advisory Board, Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America (APITLA), 2013
  • 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

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)

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Arc Thrift
  • Food Bank of the Rockies. 
  • 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

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  
  • Nunn / Bashor / Excess Judgment Litigation: A Boots on the Ground Perspective, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association Insurance Seminar, Presenter, 2018
  • Sources of Insurance Coverage for Your Claim, American Association for Justice Annual Convention, Presenter, 2018
  • 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
  • Trying Your Case Against The Company, Not the Driver, Super Summit Top Guns III, Presenter, 2014

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Honorable Mention Collegiate All-American Rugby, 2004


Educational Background:

  • University of Wyoming, B.A., 2004
  • The University of Denver Sturm College of Law, J.D., 2007
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Office Location for Stephen J. Burg

40 Inverness Drive East
Englewood, CO 80112

Phone: 303-792-5595

Fax: 303-708-0527

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Last Updated: 5/28/2020

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