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Alisha Taibo Coombe

Associate

Avvo Top Lawyer

 

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

AVVO®, Highest Distinction of Superb 10.0 Attorney Rating

AV Preeminent® Rating, Martindale-Hubbell

 November 30, 2020

Construction Defect Statutes of Limitation and Repose Update (Part 1)

Burg Simpson construction defects trial lawyers Ronald Sandgrund and Joseph F. (“Trip”) Nistico III have co-authored a recent article for The Colorado Lawyer entitled “Construction Defect Statutes of Limitation and Repose Update (Part 1).” The Colorado Bar Journal (The Colorado Lawyer) is publishing a two-part article in December 2020 and January 2021 by Burg Simpson… Read more »

 November 27, 2020

Burg Simpson’s Award-Winning Construction Defect Team

Burg Simpson’s construction defect attorneys have successfully handled construction defect cases for clients for over 25 years. Our team fights for homeowners and associations whose residences have been damaged by faulty design and construction defects. Some of the many issues our team has handled over the past two decades include: Design defects Building code violations… Read more »

 November 25, 2020

Happy Thanksgiving to Our Clients, Friends, and Colleagues!

Burg Simpson Wishes You a Happy, Healthy, and Safe Thanksgiving Holiday! All of us at Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine would like to wish our clients, friends, and colleagues a very happy, healthy, and safe Thanksgiving holiday! As we gather this year in groups much smaller than we have in the past, we want to… Read more »

 November 24, 2020

High School Seniors Seeking College Scholarships!

Submit your essays now to win the Burg Simpson Scholarship for 2021! Send your 1500 word essays to Burg Simpson for a chance to win a college scholarship to the school of your choice. The deadline for students to submit their 1,500-word essays is February 1, 2021. For nearly a decade, Burg Simpson has awarded… Read more »

Denver, CO – Auto Wreck with Injuries on I-70 Blocks Highway

 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 »

Colorado Springs, CO – Man Injured in Auto Accident on Delta Dr

 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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