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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 condominium 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.

Since joining Burg Simpson, Ms. Sada joined the trial team that secured a $19.48 Million arbitration award in Colorado.  Read more about that arbitration here. Thereafter, and since relocating to FL, Ms. Sada handles Burg Simpson’s FL cases as well as teaches various courses to licensed community managers for continuing education credits all over the State.

Prior to joining Burg Simpson, Ms. Sada was a litigator at a Denver based law firm specializing in commercial and general civil matters.  Prior to that, she served her community as a Prosecutor 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.

Prior to relocating to Florida in 2020, Ms. Sada 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, bike riding, and spending time with her family and friends.

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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.

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

 April 8, 2021

Civil Litigation Cases During COVID-19

What Will a Civil Jury Trial Look Like When We Reemerge From COVID-19? The coronavirus pandemic has presented a challenge for our legal system over the past year and keeping Americans safe has been the primary concern for the nation. The closing of our courtrooms during the pandemic has affected thousands of people whose court proceedings… Read more »

 April 6, 2021

April 2021 E-News

Shareholder Stephen J. Burg 5280 Magazine’s “Face of Personal Injury Litigation” Stephen J. Burg is a shareholder and trial attorney with Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine. As the Practice Group Leader of the Personal Injury Department, Stephen is focused on representing victims of automobile and motorcycle crashes, trucking accidents, product liability injuries, gas explosions, and harmful… Read more »

 April 2, 2021

Shareholder Tom Henderson: A Good Lawyer. Changing Lives

Tom Henderson is the President of the Arapahoe County Bar Association Burg Simpson Shareholder Tom Henderson is the Chair of the Bad Faith Insurance Division of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Department and the President of the Arapahoe County Bar Association (ACBA). As the leader of the ACBA, Tom Henderson is seeking to expand access to Arapahoe County’s… Read more »

 April 1, 2021

Shareholder David P. Hersh Continues to Advocate For Attorney Well-Being

The Colorado Lawyer Publishes David P. Hersh’s Recent Article on Attorney Well-Being Burg Simpson shareholder David P Hersh was appointed by Associate Justice Monica Marquez to serve on the Colorado Supreme Court Task Force on Lawyer Well-being in 2018. Among other significant findings, the Task Force, which is chaired by Justice Marquez, found that too… 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 »

Denver, CO – Motorcycle Crash with Serious Injuries Reported at Kittredge St & Green Valley Ranch Blvd

 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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