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 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (30%)
Attorney Profile

A shareholder at Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C., Stephen J. Burg represents clients in Colorado in matters of personal injury. With an Avvo “Superb” rating, he has been named a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a member of the Top 40 under 40 and one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers. His focus areas include harmful drug products, wrongful death, products liability injuries, gas explosions, trucking accidents and auto crashes.

After earning a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Wyoming in 2004, Mr. Burg continued his education at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, where he obtained a Juris Doctor in 2007. He is currently a member of the American Association for Justice, the Colorado Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Our Courts, the Colorado Judicial Institute and The National Trial Lawyers.

Mr. Burg is actively involved in community projects with organizations such as the Southern Poverty Law Center, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, the ZRBG Pension Project, the Anti-Defamation League, the Denver Health Foundation’s Newborns in Need, Arc Thrift and several successful political campaigns. The U.S. Legal 500 named him a Recommended Attorney in 2013 and Law Week Colorado named him The Compleat Lawyer in 2010.

Mr. Burg is admitted to practice in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado and both Arizona and Colorado state, and he is also a co-founder of the Colorado Judicial Institute for Young Professionals.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (70%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents

Personal Injury - Products (30%): Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability

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

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 8 years

Rising Stars: 2012 - 2019

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About Stephen Burg

Admitted: 2008, Colorado

Professional Webpage: https://www.burgsimpson.com/attorney/stephen-j-burg/

Honors/Awards:

  • National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40, President , 2018
  • National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40, 2012
  • Honorable Mention, Collegiate All-American Rugby, 2004
  • ADL Glass Partners-In-Leadership, 2009
  • Anti-Defamation League, Mountain States Region Board of Director, 2011
  • Colorado Judicial Institute, Ex Officio Board of Director, 2012
  • ARC Thrift Board of Directors, 2013
  • Denver Mayor Michael Hancock’s Transition Team, 2011
  • The Compleat Lawyer,Law Week Colorado2010
  • National Trial Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40, 2012–present
  • AVVO, Highest Distinction of Superb Attorney Rating
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, The Top Trial Lawyers in America™
  • National Advisory Board, Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America (APITLA), 2013
  • Selected to Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, 2012-2016
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyer, the National Trial Lawyers, 2012–present
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, The Top Trial Lawyers in America™
  • Recommended Attorney, the U.S. Legal 500, 2013
  • APITLA, National Advisory Board, 2013

Bar/Professional Activity:

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

Pro bono/Community Service:

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

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Trying Your Case Against The Company, Not the Driver, Super Summit Top Guns III, June, 2014
  • Keep It On The Company – Holding Trucking Companies Accountable for HOS Violations, The Lawyer’s Logbook, February, 2014
  • New Age in Trucking—How Advancements in Technology Will Help You Win Your Case, The Lawyer's Logbook, April-May, 2015

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Honorable mention Collegiate All-American Rugby, 2004

Educational Background:

  • University of Wyoming, B.A., 2004
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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: 10/26/2018

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