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:

We are Good Lawyers. Changing Lives.® Join our team.
 

Legal Intake Professional-Bilingual (Englewood, CO)

Burg Simpson, a renowned Englewood litigation law firm, seeks a bilingual (English / Spanish) Legal Intake Professional for an opportunity to be part of its growing Workers’ Compensation practice.
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
  • Experience in a claims or customer service center, call center, sales or telemarketing environment

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 Associate – Personal Injury (Englewood, CO)

Burg Simpson is seeking an experienced Litigation Attorney for an exciting opportunity to be part of its growing personal injury practice. The successful candidate must have 3+ years of civil litigation experience in the area of medical malpractice or personal injury litigation. 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; and
  • Language: English / Spanish is a plus but not required.

Burg Simpson offers excellent benefits and compensation commensurate with experience. Qualified candidates must submit a resume detailing applicable skills, abilities, and experience; and 1-2 writing samples 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 2+ years of general commercial litigation experience. The position also requires:

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

Burg Simpson offers excellent benefits and compensation commensurate with experience. Qualified candidates must submit a resume detailing applicable skills, abilities, and experience; and, 1-2 writing samples to: Careers@BurgSimpson.com.
 

Litigation Associate – Personal Injury (Englewood, CO)

Burg Simpson is seeking an experienced Litigation Attorney for an exciting opportunity to be part of its growing personal injury practice. The successful candidate must have 3+ years of civil litigation experience in the area of medical malpractice or personal injury litigation. 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; and
  • Language: English / Spanish is a plus but not required.

Burg Simpson offers excellent benefits and compensation commensurate with experience. Qualified candidates must submit a resume detailing applicable skills, abilities, and experience; and 1-2 writing samples to: Careers@BurgSimpson.com
 

Commercial Litigation Associate – Construction Defects (Englewood, CO)

Burg Simpson is seeking a Litigation Attorney for an exciting opportunity to be part of its growing nationwide Construction Defect practice. The successful candidate must have:

  • Excellent research, writing, analytical and advocacy skills;
  • Judicial clerkship or law review experience is preferred;
  • A current license to practice law in the state of Colorado;
  • Trial experience, including arguing motions, and deposing expert and lay witnesses; and
  • Prior Construction Defect litigation experience is a plus but not required.

Burg Simpson offers excellent benefits and compensation commensurate with experience. Qualified candidates must submit a resume detailing applicable skills, abilities, and experience; and, 1-2 writing samples to: Careers@BurgSimpson.com
 

Nurse Paralegal (Phoenix, AZ)

Burg Simpson seeks an experienced (3-5+ years) Nurse Paralegal for an exciting opportunity to be part of a growing nationwide practice. The position will support attorneys in the personal injury, nursing home neglect, and medical malpractice areas. The position requires:

  • Clinical nursing experience preferably with a BSN or RN degree;
  • Experience as a legal nurse consultant or as a medical malpractice paralegal;
  • Proficiency in preparing chronologies, timelines and/or other summaries of medical records;
  • Identification of applicable standards of care, causation and damages issues within cases;
  • A successful track record of locating, vetting and assisting medical experts throughout the entirety of a litigation;
  • Proficiency in Court rules, procedures, discovery, disclosure and trial matters;
  • Well-developed writing and research skills.

Qualified candidates should submit resumes detailing applicable skills, abilities, and experience that address position requirements to: Careers@BurgSimpson.com
 

Litigation Paralegal (Phoenix, AZ)

BurgSimpson, seeks an experienced (3-5+ years) litigation Paralegal for an exciting opportunity to be part of a growing nationwide practice. The position will support attorneys in the personal injury and medical malpractice areas. The position requires:

  • Proficiency in applying the court rules and procedures in both state and federal courts;
  • Experience in reviewing, analyzing, and summarizing medical, financial, and other case-related documents and records;
  • Well-developed writing and research skills;
  • Experience drafting pleadings, discovery and routine correspondence;
  • The ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of people;
  • The ability to anticipate attorney needs, identifying problems and finding solutions;
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to prioritize a high volume workload; and
  • Experience in managing electronic and paper filing systems.

Previous nurse paralegal and trial experience is a plus, but not required.

Qualified candidates should submit resumes detailing applicable skills, abilities, and experience that address position requirements 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.

Gov. Hickenlooper Signs Workers Comp PTSD Bill Into Law

 June 8, 2017

Gov. Hickenlooper Signs Workers Comp PTSD Bill Into Law

The third time’s the charm for PTSD relief for Colorado’s first responders. After a pair of failed attempts over the past few years, the legislature finally sent a bill to the governor this year that would allow first responders to apply for mental impairment claim under Colorado workers’ compensation law after a “psychologically traumatic event.”… Read more »

Michael Burg Blasts Big Pharma

 June 6, 2017

Michael Burg Blasts Big Pharma

The political environment in DC couldn’t be better for Big Pharma. And it’s about to get worse, which is what worries Burg Simpson co-founder Michael S. Burg. “Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the newly appointed commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, is so financially tied to Big Pharma that he could not possibly be a reliable… Read more »

Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine Selected to the Legal 500 List For 2017

 May 31, 2017

Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine Selected to the Legal 500 List For 2017

This Year Marks the Sixth Time the Denver-Based Law Firm Has Been Named to the Prestigious List May 29, 2017 (Denver, CO) – Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, one of America’s foremost plaintiff trial firms, is proud to announce it has been selected to The Legal 500 for 2017 and founding shareholder Michael S…. Read more »

Nick D. Fogel Earns Workers’ Comp Honor

 May 24, 2017

Nick D. Fogel Earns Workers’ Comp Honor

The awards just keep coming in for the attorneys at Burg Simpson. The Professionals in Workers’ Compensation (PWC) named shareholder Nick D. Fogel the 2016 Outstanding Claimant Attorney of the Year. Nick is Burg Simpson’s workers’ compensation department head and has extensive experience working with clients who’ve been injured at work. “I was humbled and… Read more »

Breach of Contact – Colorado Corporate Litigation Attorneys- Burg Simpson

 June 22, 2017

HOW LONG DOES A PARTY HAVE TO PERFORM HIS OR HER DUTY UNDER A CONTRACT?

If you are in the business world, a common cause of action you may encounter is for breach of contract. A breach of contract occurs when one party fails to perform an agreed-upon duty as specified in the contract, whether it’s verbal or written.  Sometimes the question arises as to how long a party to… Read more »

Second Jobs – Denver Work Comp Lawyers - Burg Simpson

 June 21, 2017

Does a Second Job Threaten Your Workers’ Comp Claim?

Colorado’s one of the more fortunate states in the country right now. While the national unemployment rate hovers around 4.3 percent, the Centennial State boasts a rate of nearly half that at 2.3 percent. Not only is it the lowest unemployment rate in the nation, it’s so low that the state’s jobless rate has only… Read more »

Jeremy Bitner Memorial Run- Burg Simpson

 June 19, 2017

Runners, Walkers Race to Honor Jeremy Bitner

Clouds may have threatened Colorado skies early Saturday morning, but that didn’t stop hundreds of runners, walkers, and children from showing up at Englewood’s Cornerstone Park for the 2017 Jeremy Bitner Memorial 5K/10K Run & 5K Walk. The fifth annual race honored the late Englewood Police Detective Jeremy Bitner, who died in the line of… Read more »

Texting and Driving – Colorado Personal Injury Attorneys – Burg Simpson

 June 16, 2017

Colorado Cracks Down on Texting and Driving

In late-February of last year, 28-year-old Athina Munoz barreled south down a rural Colorado highway when she realized she had an urgent text message to send. She swerved into oncoming traffic as she did so, killing an older couple on a motorcycle instantly. Munoz also tested three times the limit for alcohol, which helped earn… 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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