Careers

Careers

We understand that as one of the nation’s leading trial law firms our continued success depends on our most important asset – our people – which is why Burg Simpson is committed to attracting, employing, and retaining individuals of the highest caliber who are committed to our core values of helping people.

We offer exceptional careers and opportunities to attorneys, aspiring graduates and support professionals in an environment that is challenging, rewarding and, we believe, truly different from our competitors.

Current employment opportunities include:

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System Administrator (Englewood, CO)

Burg Simpson seeks a motivated and energetic System Administrator who is a team player with a friendly, positive, “client first” attitude, a high-level of professionalism, and the ability to adapt and transition seamlessly with changes in the environment. The responsibilities of the position include:

  • Provide Cisco VoIP support
  • Respond to Tier 1 & Tier 2 helpdesk tickets and escalate, as needed
  • PC/Laptop configurations
  • Support VMware VDI desktops
  • Burn copies of directory files to CDs
  • Complete basic network troubleshooting
  • Provide desktop support for basic issues with PC’s, Windows, and Microsoft Office
  • Perform other IT-related duties and projects, as directed by the Senior Systems Administrator and the IT Director
  • Provide phone and email support to users in the areas of email, file directories, standard Windows desktop applications, and other applications.

The position requires:

  • Graduation from an accredited college with an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in computer science, MIS or technical field or vocational certifications
  • Minimum of 5 years hands-on experience with Windows Desktop Technologies
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working with printers/scanners
  • Working with Cisco CUCM VoIP Systems and Routers
  • Has experience working in virtualized environments
  • Knowledge of basic printing principles and functions
  • The ability to effectively troubleshoot/diagnose an issue and follow it to resolutionExcellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to communicate both orally and written in a professional manner with a variety of personalities
  • The ability to work with minimal direction and react well under pressure
  • Must be able to occasionally lift and move equipment up to 30 pounds

Desired skills:

  • Cisco Certifications
  • Microsoft certifications
  • Technical certifications
  • Experience with eCopy and/or Adobe
  • Experience with a HelpDesk System like Spiceworks
  • Experience with Microsoft Products like Office and Outlook
  • Experience with legal software such as Needles or Legal Files

We offer excellent benefits and pay commensurate with experience. Qualified candidates should submit a resume that details applicable skills, abilities, and experience to: Careers@BurgSimpson.com.

Helpdesk Technician (Englewood, CO)

Burg Simpson seeks a motivated and energetic Tier 1 Helpdesk Technician who is a team player with a friendly, positive, “client first” attitude, a high-level of professionalism, and the ability to adapt and transition seamlessly with changes in the environment. The responsibilities of the position include:

  • Receive in-bound helpdesk requests in-person, over the telephone or by email and create helpdesk tickets
  • Respond to Tier 1 helpdesk tickets and escalate, as needed
  • Burn copies of directory files to CDs
  • Complete basic network troubleshooting
  • Provide desktop support for basic issues with PC’s, Windows, and Microsoft Office
  • Perform other IT-related duties and projects, as directed by the Systems Administrator and the IT Director
  • Provide phone and email support to users in the areas of email, file directories, standard Windows desktop applications, and other applications

The position requires:

  • Graduation from an accredited college with an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in computer science, MIS or technical field or vocational certifications
  • Minimum of 5 years hands-on experience with Windows Desktop Technologies
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working with printers/scanners
  • Has experience working in virtualized environments
  • Knowledge of basic printing principles and functions
  • The ability to effectively troubleshoot/diagnose an issue and follow it to resolution
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to communicate both orally and written in a professional manner with a variety of personalities
  • The ability to work with minimal direction and react well under pressure
  • Must be able to occasionally lift and move equipment up to 30 pounds

Desired skills:

  • Microsoft certifications
  • Technical certifications
  • Experience with eCopy and/or Adobe
  • Experience with a HelpDesk System like Spiceworks
  • Experience with Microsoft Products like Office and Outlook
  • Experience with legal software such as Needles or Legal Files

We offer excellent benefits and pay commensurate with experience. Qualified candidates should submit a resume that details applicable skills, abilities, and experience to Careers@BurgSimpson.com.

Customer Service Representative (Englewood, CO)

Burg Simpson seeks a Customer Service Representative to be part of its growing Workers’ Compensation practice. The position will assist the practice group leader with oversight of the department’s intake activities and with client communication. Other duties may include setting up files, scanning documents, using copier, faxing and emailing documents.

Qualifications of the position include:

  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to maintain a professional, helpful, friendly, client-first attitude in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to think quickly while interviewing potential clients to gather sufficient, relevant information to assess the potential claim
  • Solid organizational, multitasking, and time-management skills
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills
  • Strong focus on detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work independent and as part of a team

Requirements of the position include:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in business or a related field is a plus, but not required
  • Experience in a claims or customer service center, call center, sales or telemarketing environment
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Needles experience is a plus)
  • Fluency in both English and Spanish is a plus

Burg Simpson offers excellent benefits and salary commensurate with experience. Qualified candidates should submit a resume detailing applicable skills, abilities, and experience to Careers@BurgSimpson.com.

Litigation Legal Assistant (Englewood, CO)

Burg Simpson seeks a Litigation Legal Assistant with 3+ years of litigation experience in the areas of Personal Injury. Job duties include, but are not limited to: multi-attorney calendaring; set-up and maintenance of files; records request; time entry; electronic filing in both state and federal courts; and, the preparation and filing of form pleadings and documents. The successful candidate will have: a clear understanding and familiarity with local, state, and federal court rules, procedures and deadlines; advanced computer skills (Microsoft Word and Excel); excellent oral and written communication skills; the ability to organize and prioritize workload with attention to detail; and, be a team player. Excellent benefits and pay commensurate with experience.

Qualified candidates must submit a cover letter addressing salary requirements; and resume detailing applicable skills, abilities, and experience to Careers@BurgSimpson.com.

Commercial Litigation Associate (Englewood, CO)

Burg Simpson is seeking an experienced Litigation Attorney for an exciting opportunity to be part of its growing nationwide practice.  The successful candidate must have 3-5 years of complex commercial litigation experience.  The position also requires:

  • Excellent research, writing, analytical and advocacy skills;
  • Trial experience, including arguing motions, and deposing expert and lay witnesses;
  • Judicial clerkship or law review experience is preferred;
  • A current license to practice law in the state of Colorado is preferred;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with a wide variety of people.

Qualified candidates must submit a resume detailing applicable skills, abilities, and experience; and, 1-2 writing samples to Careers@BurgSimpson.com.

Burg Simpson provides equal employment opportunity with regard to race, color, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin, disability or genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, political belief or activity, or status as a veteran.

This policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, transfer, termination, layoff, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities, and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local law.

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 February 6, 2017

The Trial Lawyer Magazine honors Michael Burg; firm of Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine

Michael S. Burg Named One of America’s 50 Most Influential Trial Lawyers Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine Named One of America’s 25 Most Influential Law Firms The Trial Lawyer magazine honorees to be celebrated at The National Trial Lawyers’ annual summit Denver, CO – Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, PC is proud to… Read more »

7 Burg Simpson Shareholders Named to 2017 Top Lawyers List

 January 23, 2017

7 Burg Simpson Shareholders Named to 2017 Top Lawyers List

Denver, Colorado – Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C. is pleased to announce that seven shareholders have recently been named to 5280 Magazine’s 2017 Top Lawyers list. Founded in 1993, 5280 is the largest local magazine in Colorado. The Burg Simpson attorneys selected for inclusion in 5280 Top Lawyers are: Michael S. Burg –… Read more »

2016: Another Year Burg Simpson Changed Lives

 December 8, 2016

2016: Another Year Burg Simpson Changed Lives

The Burg Simpson attorneys had another outstanding year changing the lives of those they represent. The firm’s ability to properly value cases—whether personal injury, medical malpractice, construction defect, or mass tort—and fight tirelessly as a cohesive team to obtain the compensation its clients deserve sets Burg Simpson apart. Here is just a small sample of… Read more »

Janet Abaray Profiled in Super Lawyers Magazine

 December 7, 2016

Janet Abaray Profiled in Super Lawyers Magazine

The most recent edition of Super Lawyers Magazine features a profile on Burg Simpson Ohio’s managing shareholder, Janet Abaray. In the feature, Ms. Abaray discusses some of the highlights of her career, the art of “looking around corners” in a case, taking on big pharma, and a well-known class action against the Bengals. Amongst her… Read more »

Ring of Fire: Even Republicans Are Disgusted by The Republican Party

 May 3, 2016

Ring of Fire: Even Republicans Are Disgusted by The Republican Party

A Ring of Fire first! Host Farron Cousins talks to former Senator Alan Simpson in a unique opportunity on Ring of Fire to speak with a Republican about the current state of the Republican Party.

CBS 4: Michael Burg Inducted to Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

 April 28, 2016

CBS 4: Michael Burg Inducted to Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

CBS 4 in Denver highlights Burg Simpson attorney Michael S. Burg’s induction into the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

Radio 850KOA: Michael Burg Inducted to Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

 April 28, 2016

Radio 850KOA: Michael Burg Inducted to Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

Denver’s Radio 850KOA ran a news story about Michael Burg’s induction into the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame.

Burg Simpson Legal Minute: Civil Justice System

 April 21, 2016

Burg Simpson Legal Minute: Civil Justice System

Burg Simpson shareholder Calvin Tregre Jr. examines changes to the civil justice system, where limitations have been placed on monetary awards to seriously injured victims of corporate negligence. Are you protected?

Trial Talk magazine

 November 18, 2015

Trial Talk: Cross Appeal? Now What?

Burg Simpson Attorney and Shareholder Diane Vaksdal Smith’s article, published in CTLA’s Trial Talk, April/May 2015, addresses specifics of appellate practice and procedure. Download full article PDF

Net Neutrality

 November 18, 2015

Net Neutrality: A Panel Discussion

Rick D. Bailey contributes his opinion on Net Neutrality in this panel article published in Best Lawyers® Business Edition, Summer, 2015. Download full article PDF

The Trial Lawyer Magazine

 November 18, 2015

Homebuilders v. Homeowners

Threats to Shift an Already Tilted Playing Field More in Favor of Homebuilders Burg Simpson attorneys Jennifer A. Seidman and Ronald M. Sandgrund examine what could happen if lawmakers allow builders to take advantage of and mischaracterize the causes of the Great Recession’s lingering effects, and the facts regarding the real causes of the decline… Read more »

Rick Bailey - Hearing and Mishearing

 November 18, 2015

Hearing and Mishearing: Psychoanalytic Observations on the Attorney-Client Relationship

Trial lawyer Rick D. Bailey co-authored this white paper with David Stevens, a practicing psychoanalyst/clinical psychologist and associate professor at the university of Colorado Health Sciences Center. They address the attorney-client relationship throught the lens of psychoanalysis and cognitive neuroscience. Download full article PDF

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