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Burg Simpson 2016 Scholarship Winners

TEN COLORADO HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS SELECTED AS WINNERS OF 2015-2016 SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION

Burg Simpson would like to thank everyone who took the time to submit an essay. The winning entries were of an extremely high standard.

We would like to congratulate the winners of the competition.
Special recognition goes to the top scholarship recipient, Molly Culhane, who received her check for $2,500 at the Boys 5A State High School Basketball Championship game on March 12, 2016, at the Coors Event Center.

Molly Culhane, East High School – top scholarship recipient
Keelan Barden, Ralston Valley High School
Anne Curtiss, Valor Christian High School
Elyse Hofer-Draper, Valor Christian High School
Easton Karna, Strasburg High School
Isabella Morfe, Valor Christian High School
Kylee Sibilia, Cherry Creek High School
Veronika Viescas, Rocky Ford Junior/Senior High School
Abigail Wist, Regis Jesuit High School

Burg Simpson awarded nine $1,000 scholarships and one grand prize of $2,500 at a special reception held on April 14, 2016 for the winners, their families, and teachers. The scholarship recipients were also recognized on center court during half time of the Colorado State Boys Basketball Championship on March 12, 2016.

At Burg Simpson, we recognize the importance of access to a good education. In 2012, we launched our annual Scholarship Competition, encouraging seniors from across the state to write a 1,500 word essay about the importance of the civil jury system as the guardian of American rights and liberties. The competition is an exciting and important project in which we intend to participate in for many years to come.

Michael Burg’s Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame Video Induction Interview

 May 26, 2016

Michael Burg’s Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame Video Induction Interview

Throughout American history, exceptional trial lawyers have clearly established themselves, through their practice, as true champions and crusaders for American justice. To honor these legendary trial lawyers, the National Trial Lawyers Association established the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame. Each year, the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame recognizes and honors these few remarkable individuals, both… Read more »

Burg Simpson’s Rick D. Bailey to Present Talk on the Ethical Decision-Making Process

 May 25, 2016

Burg Simpson’s Rick D. Bailey to Present Talk on the Ethical Decision-Making Process

Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C. attorney Rick D. Bailey will be presenting important information on ethical decision-making by lawyers and judges in lawsuits in the Faculty of Federal Advocates presentation, “Psychoanalytic Observations on Unconscious Factors that can Influence Ethical Decision-Making.” Findings from the cognitive neurosciences have supported what psychoanalysts have long argued, i.e…. Read more »

Burg Simpson’s Nelson Boyle Receives CTLA Outstanding Service Award

 May 23, 2016

Burg Simpson’s Nelson Boyle Receives CTLA Outstanding Service Award

Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine is proud to announce that attorney Nelson Boyle was recently presented with the CTLA Outstanding Service Award. Presented at the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association annual Spring Dinner, this award is given to lawyers going “above and beyond expectations to help CTLA.” CTLA has honored just four previous recipients. Mr…. Read more »

4th Annual Jeremy Bitner Run to Support Fallen Officers

 May 20, 2016

4th Annual Jeremy Bitner Run to Support Fallen Officers

Denver, Colorado – Just over four years ago, Englewood Police detective Jeremy Bitner was conducting a routine traffic stop. Moments later, the 8-year veteran officer lost his life after being struck and killed by a vehicle. He left behind a loving wife and a son and daughter, as well as many friends and other family… Read more »

Burg Simpson Attorney Scott Sullan Discusses Colorado Springs Landslides

 April 29, 2016

Burg Simpson Attorney Scott Sullan Discusses Colorado Springs Landslides

The recent Colorado Springs landslides have prompted questions and concerns from local homeowners. The Gazette is publishing a special report about the landslide hazards in Colorado Springs and what, if anything is being done about them. As part of this special report, The Gazette recently interviewed Burg Simpson construction defects attorney Scott Sullan about important... Read more »

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 April 27, 2016

NFL v. NFLPA and Brady – Beware the Downside of a Broad Arbitration Clause Before You Agree

A three judge panel of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals issued its opinion re-instating the NFL commissioner’s four game suspension of Tom Brady for his role in “deflate-gate”, the NFL sideshow over whether Tom Brady was complicit in intentionally deflating footballs during a playoff game to gain an unfair competitive advantage over the opponent.... Read more »

Important Notice – KB Homes Structural Defect Found

 April 11, 2016

Important Notice – KB Homes Structural Defect Found

Important Information Regarding Townhomes Built by KB Homes After January 1, 2008 Lack of Code Required Lateral Force Support System Licensed structural engineers have identified a defect in the structural framing in many townhomes built by KB Homes. Beginning in 2008, KB Homes changed the manner in which it was building walls between townhomes. In... Read more »

Roof Collapse Due to Snow Can Result from Construction Defects

 April 7, 2016

Roof Collapse Due to Snow Can Result from Construction Defects

For many people the phrase “heavy winter” brings to mind visions of powder-covered slopes, however winters such as the past one−during which there was heavy snowfall−also mean the risk of roof collapses. When the weight of excessive ice and snow becomes too much to bear, roofs can give way, causing serious damage to homes and... 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?

Helpful Links

 September 4, 2015

Helpful Links

Burg Simpson is pleased to provide our site users with links to other websites. However, this access does not imply approval or endorsement of the information, products or services offered at those sites. Injury & Accidents & Consumer Alerts Centers for Disease Control and Prevention US Food and Drug Administration Consumer Product and Safety Commission… Read more »

10 important things about Burg Simpson

 September 4, 2015

10 important things about Burg Simpson

Why choose Burg Simpson? The answers speak for themselves.

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