Meet our Attorneys

Alisha Taibo Coombe


Alisha Taibo Coombe is an experienced trial attorney on the commercial litigation team. Coombe joined Burg Simpson after many years running her own practice where she served as a court-appointed Guardian ad Litem representing children in dependency and neglect cases and delinquency cases, and represented clients in general civil litigation, complex construction cases, domestic relations, criminal defense, and probate. Coombe is dedicated to helping victims of domestic violence and previously served on the Board of Directors at Gateway Domestic Violence Services. She has been a regular volunteer on KUSA Channel 9 Law Line and serves on the Community Service Committee of the Arapahoe County Bar Association. Coombe regularly serves the community through pro bono legal services and conducts regular donation drives to serve those assisted by Arapahoe County Department of Human Services. Coombe previously served as Arapahoe Bar Pro Se Legal Aid Clinic Chair, the Continuing Legal Education Committee Chair with on the Judicial Nomination Commission of the Colorado Women’s Bar Association.


Prior to pursuing a career in law, Coombe served in the U.S. Army for four years, and worked at Janus Capital Group as a research associate on the investment team, primarily covering retail, luxury goods, travel, and healthcare sectors. Coombe earned her Juris Doctorate at the University of Colorado Law School in 2009 and was admitted to practice in Colorado the same year. She graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from Regis University in Denver, Colorado.


Originally from Houston, but having moved to Colorado at a young age, Coombe still says “y’all,” can eat her own weight in chips and salsa, and thoroughly enjoys all that the beautiful Colorado outdoors has to offer with her husband and their four kids. 

Colorado, 2009

J.D., 2009, University of Colorado Law School, Boulder

B.A., 2004, Communication, Regis University, Denver

Colorado Bar Association

Arapahoe County Bar Association

Colorado Hispanic Bar Association

LGBTQ Bar Association

Colorado Women’s Bar Association

 September 16, 2020

Four Teen Victims Seek $16 Million in Arizona Child Abuse Case

A team of Burg Simpson attorneys including Scott Eldredge, Seth Katz, Ty Taber, Paul Friedman, and Christopher Post along with Tucson-based victims’ rights attorney, Lynne Cadigan, is representing four adoptive children who are named as victims in $16 million child abuse cases filed in Arizona. The children allege they were subjected to aggravated assault and… Read more »

 September 8, 2020

Former Burg Simpson Scholarship Winner is Using Her Funds Wisely!

Ms. McKenna Gilbreth is one of the previous winners of Burg Simpson’s annual scholarship. McKenna recently wrote to Mr. Michael S. Burg, Burg Simpson’s founder, to thank him and to share how she is using her scholarship funds. Now attending Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX, McKenna wrote from her dorm room that despite the… Read more »

 September 3, 2020

September 2020 E-News

Congratulations to Our Best Lawyers in America® Forty-seven Burg Simpson attorneys have been recognized in the 2021 edition of Best Lawyers in America ®. (33 “Best Lawyers” and 14 “Ones to Watch.”) See the list of Burg Simpson attorneys selected to the 2021 Best Lawyers in America ® here. Three Burg Simpson Lawyers Also Named Best… Read more »

 August 27, 2020

Burg Simpson’s Colorado Scholarship Competition 2020-2021

Burg Simpson has always recognized the importance of access to a strong education. Starting in 2012, we launched the Burg Simpson Scholarship Competition. Each year, Colorado high school seniors are encouraged to write and submit a 1,500 word essay on the importance of the civil jury system as the guardian of American rights and liberties… Read more »

Greeley, CO – Two Workers Killed in Work Accident on 1st Ave

 June 19, 2020

David Hersh: COVID-19 and Loss of Business Income

Shareholder David Hersh Discusses COVID-19 and Loss of Business Income  David P. Hersh is a shareholder and co-practice group leader with  Burg Simpson’s business and commercial litigation department.  “I am David Hersh, Co-leader of the Commercial Litigation Department at Burg Simpson. Business owners across the country have suffered from the loss of business income as… Read more »

David TeSelle Discusses Qui Tam Lawsuits

 June 18, 2020

David TeSelle Discusses Qui Tam Lawsuits

David K. TeSelle is a trial lawyer and co-practice group leader with  Burg Simpson’s business and commercial litigation department.  “Do you have confidential information about a company who is cheating the state or federal government out of money, leaving the American taxpayer holding the bag? If so, there is something you can do about it,… Read more »

 June 16, 2020

Shareholder Jacob Burg Discusses Burg Simpson’s Commitment to Pro Bono Work

Jake Burg is a shareholder and a trial lawyer with  Burg Simpson’s personal injury department. “Since the firm’s inception in 1976, Burg Simpson has been committed to providing pro bono legal services to heroes who have dedicated themselves to serving others in times of great need. As an attorney with Burg Simpson, I was proud to… Read more »

Denver, CO – Two Injured in Motorcycle Accident on I-25 (CanAm Highway)

 June 15, 2020

Injured in a Motorcycle Crash? Call Burg Simpson Now

Injured in a Motorcycle Crash? Call Burg Simpson Now Shareholder Stephen J. Burg is a trial lawyer and the practice group leader of the firm’s personal injury department. If you, or someone you know, has been injured in a motorcycle crash, you need someone to be on your side. Insurance companies make huge profits by… Read more »

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