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Alisha Taibo Coombe

Associate

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

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 April 1, 2020

Insurance Issues that Businesses Across Colorado May Face Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Insurance Issues that Businesses Across Colorado May Face Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. As the coronavirus crisis continues to affect the country, large and small businesses across the U.S. are feeling the effects and dealing with the ramifications of the pandemic. Attorney and Burg Simpson shareholder Tom Henderson was recently interviewed by Fox News and discussed… Read more »

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 April 1, 2020

April 2020 E-News

Complex Business and Commercial Litigation, Construction Defects, Dangerous Drugs & Medical Devices, Mass Tort, Class Action, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, and Workers’ Compensation APRIL 2020 E-NEWS GOOD LAWYERS Protecting Our Clients and Our Staff During the COVID-19 Crisis To Our Friends, Clients, and Professional Colleagues: All of us at Burg Simpson hope you are safe… Read more »

 March 27, 2020

Addressing Insurance Coverage for Business Liability Arising from the Spread of the Coronavirus

Addressing Insurance Coverage for Business Liability Arising From the Spread of the Coronavirus. Thomas W. Henderson, a trial lawyer and shareholder with Burg Simpson, addresses insurance coverage for business liability arising from the spread of COVID 19. Access the video here.  About Thomas W. Henderson Shareholder Tom Henderson focuses his legal practice on representing policyholders… Read more »

 March 27, 2020

Addressing Insurance Claims for Loss of Business Income Due to Government Shutdowns from COVID-19.

Addressing Insurance Claims for Loss of Business Income Due to Government Shutdowns from COVID-19. Tom Henderson addresses insurance claims for loss of business income due to government shutdowns from COVID-19. See the Video here. About Tom Henderson Tom Henderson focuses his practice on representing policyholders in suing insurance companies for bad faith and getting insurance… Read more »

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 December 9, 2019

Settling Commercial Litigation Cases

An out-of-court settlement is a legally-binding agreement between the parties to a lawsuit that effectively puts an end to the legal matter. A settlement resolves all disputes inherent in the lawsuit, and results in dismissal of the claims filed in court.  Sometimes a settlement will contain a requirement that other court orders be entered effectuating… Read more »

Holding Pharmaceutical Companies Responsible – Mass Tort | Dangerous Drugs & Medical Devices

 November 12, 2019

Holding Pharmaceutical Companies Responsible – Mass Tort | Dangerous Drugs & Medical Devices

Burg Simpson’s Colorado mass tort attorneys have represented thousands of people who have suffered serious side effects after taking dangerous medications or those who have been hurt by a defective product.  If you have suffered injuries related to a defective drug or medical device, contact the Burg Simpson mass tort team at 303-790-2525.

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 November 8, 2019

Bike Crash Safety Video – Burg Simpson Personal Injury

The personal injury attorneys at Burg Simpson help fellow bicycle enthusiasts understand how to protect their rights after a bike crash and stay safe on the roads. If you have been hurt in a bike crash and need help, reach out to us today by calling our office or filling out our online free case… Read more »

7th Annual Jeremy Bitner Memorial Run for the Fallen Officers Fund

 July 1, 2019

7th Annual Jeremy Bitner Memorial Run for the Fallen Officers Fund

The Jeremy Bitner Foundation was established in honor of Englewood Police Detective Jeremy Bitner. Detective Bitner lost his life in the line of duty on May 28, 2012, after being struck and killed by a vehicle while performing a traffic stop. Jeremy served the Englewood Police Department for 8 years and during that time was assigned… Read more »

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