Craig S. Nuss is a Colorado native born in Brush in 1960. He obtained a bachelor degree in business administration from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1982. He graduated from the University of Denver College of Law in 1988. Mr. Nuss begin his legal career in 1989 with a large Denver insurance defense firm focusing on construction defect and personal injury claims. He eventually started his own firm in 1996, where he continued representing builders and subcontractors in construction defect cases.
Since 1989, Mr. Nuss has handled more than 70 civil jury trials in Colorado state and federal courts. He has taught many continuing legal education courses to fellow attorneys concerning insurance law and trial tactics.
In 2012, Mr. Nuss joined Sullan2, Sandgrund, Perczak & Nuss, P.C. as a principal, and joined Burg Simpson in January of 2014.
5280 Magazine Top Lawyer, 2016 - 2018
National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2014-2017
Selected to Colorado Super Lawyers®, 2007 - 2017
AV Preeminent® Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
Recipient, David Bernard Foundation Aviation Law Award
Treasurer, Phi Alpha Delta, 1986
U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 1989
U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1989
New Mexico, 2017
J.D., University of Denver College of Law, Denver, Colorado, 1988
Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity, 1986
David Bernard Foundation Aviation Law Award, 1988
B.S., University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, 1982 (Business Administration)
American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Member, 2003-Present
Colorado Bar Association, Member, 1988-Present
Arapahoe Bar Association, Member, 1995-Present
Editor in Chief, University of Denver School of Law Transportation Law Journal, 1987
"How to Litigate Your First Civil Trial in Colorado," National Business Institute Continuing Legal Education, 2004
"Defending Minor Impact Cases," Colorado Claims Association, 1999
Trial Academy Instructor, Colorado Defense Lawyers Association, 2003, 2005, 2007, and 2009
Trial Academy Instructor, National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA), August 1999