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Diana Sada

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Diana Sada started her legal career in Central Florida where she focused exclusively on representing homeowners and associations in construction defect litigation. Prior to joining Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, Ms. Sada was a trial lawyer in both the civil and criminal arenas where she conducted numerous jury trials and tirelessly represented many clients and victims in and out of the courtroom. Ms. Sada heads Burg Simpson’s Florida construction defect group where she applies her formidable skills by helping homeowners tackle the challenges they face against builders, developers, and various contractors.

Prior to joining Burg Simpson, Ms. Sada was a litigator with a Denver based law firm specializing in commercial and general civil matters.  Prior to that, she served her community as a Deputy District Attorney for the 18th Judicial District Attorney’s Office in Arapahoe County. Assigned to a specialty unit, the Domestic Violence Unit, Ms. Sada handled a voluminous felony criminal docket at the District Court level where she prosecuted serious crimes from their inception through trial and everything in between. During her tenure as a Deputy DA, she accumulated tremendous jury trial experience. In addition, she spearheaded multiple projects, training materials, and initiated creative ideas to train new Deputy District Attorneys alongside supervisors.

Since 2016, Ms. Sada has served as an adjunct faculty member at the Sturm College of Law at the University of Denver’s Center for Advocacy. In this role, she assisted in teaching various courses, including Evidence Practicum and Trial Practice using the Federal Rules of Evidence and Criminal Procedure. She coached the University’s National Trial Team and traveled with students across the country to compete. Ms. Sada is also the former Assistant Director of the Center for Advocacy; during this time, she managed various aspects of the Center, which is responsible for suggesting courses related to practical learning and trial advocacy.

Ms. Sada earned her legal degree from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law in 2013, and her B.A. in international relations with honors at Rollins College in Winter Park, FL in 2009.  In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, movie editing, and spending time with her family and friends.

Colorado

Florida

U.S District Court for the District of Colorado

U.S District Court for the Middle District of Florida

U.S District Court for the Southern District of Florida

J.D, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2013, Denver, Colorado

B.A, Rollins College, 2009, Winter Park, Florida.

Colorado Bar Association

Denver Bar Association

Adjunct Faculty. University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2016 – 2019

 August 10, 2020

Burg Simpson Features: Attorney Craig S. Nuss, Co-Leader of the Construction Defect Team

Craig S. Nuss, the co-practice group leader of the Construction Defects department at Burg Simpson, is a Colorado native born in Brush in 1960. He obtained his undergraduate degree in business administration from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1982 and graduated from the University of Denver College of Law in 1988. Mr. Nuss begin his… Read more »

 August 7, 2020

Burg Simpson Opens New Offices in Florida to Handle Construction Defects Litigation

Burg Simpson recently opened new offices in Tampa and Sarasota, Florida to focus on construction defects. The firm’s Construction Defects Team handles disputes for owners of single-family and multi-family homes, and have our litigation attorneys have been fighting for the rights of homeowners and homeowner associations across the country for more than 20 years. Burg… Read more »

 August 6, 2020

National Law Review Publishes New Article by David K. TeSelle About Supreme Court Ruling on McGirt v. Oklahoma

U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Affirms Native American Rights in Oklahoma Burg Simpson preferred shareholder, David K. TeSelle has authored an article for the National Law Review about the Supreme Court’s recent decision on McGirt v. Oklahoma. In July of 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that much of the eastern portion of Oklahoma falls within… Read more »

medical malpractice

 August 5, 2020

August 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 BURG SIMPSON IS OPEN AND REMAINS FULLY OPERATIONAL DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC AUGUST 2020 E-NEWS GOOD LAWYERS Multimillion-Dollar Settlement Secured for Victim of Medical Malpractice Trial lawyers Marc C. Johnson and Scott… 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 »

 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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