Meet our Attorneys

Graham D. Hersh

Associate

Graham D. Hersh focuses his practice on personal injury lawsuits and commercial litigation. His professional, educational and clinical experiences have left him uniquely qualified to help Burg Simpson’s clients obtain the best possible outcomes. Admitted to practice before both the Colorado and Wyoming Supreme Courts, as well as several Federal Courts, Mr. Hersh has litigated numerous cases at both the trial and appellate levels. Mr. Hersh has represented Colorado and Wyoming clients in cases involving wrongful death, catastrophic injuries, premise liability claims, auto crashes, and farmland electrocution. Additionally, Mr. Hersh has successfully represented clients in complex commercial disputes and products liability cases. Mr. Hersh’s passion for the law is fueled by an unrelenting desire to find justice for his clients.

Mr. Hersh graduated from the University Of Wyoming College Of Law with honors in 2014. During his tenure at the University of Wyoming, Mr. Hersh was selected to be the Student Director of the University of Wyoming Defender Aid Program. In May, 2014, acting in his capacity as Student Director, Mr. Hersh successfully argued in the Wyoming Supreme Court to have the landmark constitutional rule announced in the U.S. Supreme Court case, Miller v. Alabama, applied retroactively to cases on collateral review in the State of Wyoming.

ALI CLE Scholarship & Leadership Award, 2014

University of Wyoming Hirst Applegate Trial Competition Champion, 2013

American Association for Justice Moot Court Competition Team, 2013-2014

Student Representative, University of Wyoming Potter Law Club

National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Inducted 2007

LSAT Study Chair, University of Wyoming Pre-Law Club, 2010

Colorado Supreme Court, 2015

Wyoming Supreme Court, 2014

U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, 2015

U.S. District Court, District of Wyoming, 2014

J.D., 2014, University Of Wyoming College Of Law, Laramie, Wyoming

B.A., 2011, Political Science with minor in Criminal Justice, University of Wyoming

The Colorado State Bar

Colorado Trial Lawyers Association

The Wyoming State Bar

Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association

Member of Operation TBI Freedom’s Advisory Board, providing services for service members who have returned with a traumatic brain injury or PTSD, 2016.

Student Director, University Of Wyoming Defender Aid Program, 2013-2014

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, The United Way, 2011

Alan K. Simpson Supports Tax Reform – If It’s Paid For

 December 13, 2017

Alan K. Simpson Supports Tax Reform – If It’s Paid For

Burg Simpson co-founder Alan K. Simpson wants to make it clear that, like most Americans, he supports tax reform. Just not this tax reform. Simpson, in an op-ed drafted with fellow former senator Bob Kerrey and published in the Philadelphia Inquirer last week, argues that the House and Senate proposals under consideration right now include… Read more »

University of Denver Profiles Michael S. Burg

 December 12, 2017

University of Denver Profiles Michael S. Burg

The University of Denver’s Sturm College of Law profiled one of its more famous alumni, Burg Simpson founding shareholder Michael S. Burg. Michael, who earned his JD from Sturm in 1975, also was inducted into the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame just last year. He’s the first DU grad to earn the honor. Michael discussed… Read more »

Alan K. Simpson Blasts Divisive Politics

 December 7, 2017

Alan K. Simpson Blasts Divisive Politics

Burg Simpson co-founder Alan K. Simpson’s civility in politics tour continued this week with a public forum at Montana State University Billings with former Senate colleague Max Baucus, a Montana Democrat. The two elder statesmen of upper Midwestern politics, both of whom entered the Senate in 1978, lamented the hostility that’s so prevalent in Washington,… Read more »

President’s Pick to Run CFPB Spells Disaster

 November 29, 2017

President’s Pick to Run CFPB Spells Disaster

Things keep getting worse with the Trump White House. The latest fiasco involves the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), where a pair of appointees showed up to work earlier this week – to do the same job. It’s an awkward situation made worse since President Trump’s appointee, Mick Mulvaney, already has a another job as… Read more »

Negotiating Contracts A Part of Doing Business – Denver Corporate Litigation Lawyers - Burg Simpson

 December 6, 2017

Negotiating Contracts Is Just Another Part of Doing Business

Contracts – voluntary, legally binding agreements between two or more parties – are critical to doing business. We encounter contracts nearly every day. They can cover major deals, such as the sale of a business or a home, or something as simple as a verbal promise to complete something. Whether they’re written or verbal, commercial… Read more »

A Single Misdiagnosis Can Be Fatal – Colorado Medical Malpractice Lawyers – Burg Simpson

 December 5, 2017

A Single Misdiagnosis Can Be Fatal

For many patients, hearing about a misdiagnosis sounds like the doctor simply got it wrong – you have pneumonia, not the flu. Get a new prescription and everything will be fine. It happens all the time, certainly more often than drug errors or surgical mistakes. Anywhere between 10 percent and 20 percent of cases are… Read more »

Malpractice and Lawyers – Colorado Corporate Litigation Attorneys- Burg Simpson

 November 28, 2017

Malpractice Doesn’t Have to Be Medical

When most people hear the word “malpractice,” they think of their doctor, calling to mind horror stories of misdiagnosed or untreated health problems.  But doctors aren’t the only professionals who are required to conform to a standard of care. When professionals act negligently and you suffer as a result of their mistakes, you may be… Read more »

Beware Your Duty to Inspect - Construction Defect Attorney Denver - Burg Simpson

 November 27, 2017

Beware Your Duty to Inspect

Homeowners associations have become as commonplace as housing developments themselves. There’s almost no way to avoid them. But it wasn’t always this way: in 1970, there were only about 10,000 community associations scattered around the country, responsible for fewer than 1 million houses. Last year, 342,000 of these associations included more than 26 million homes… Read more »

Ring of Fire: Even Republicans Are Disgusted by The Republican Party

 May 3, 2016

Ring of Fire: Even Republicans Are Disgusted by The Republican Party

A Ring of Fire first! Host Farron Cousins talks to former Senator Alan Simpson in a unique opportunity on Ring of Fire to speak with a Republican about the current state of the Republican Party.

CBS 4: Michael Burg Inducted to Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

 April 28, 2016

CBS 4: Michael Burg Inducted to Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

CBS 4 in Denver highlights Burg Simpson attorney Michael S. Burg’s induction into the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

Radio 850KOA: Michael Burg Inducted to Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

 April 28, 2016

Radio 850KOA: Michael Burg Inducted to Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

Denver’s Radio 850KOA ran a news story about Michael Burg’s induction into the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame.

Burg Simpson Legal Minute: Civil Justice System

 April 21, 2016

Burg Simpson Legal Minute: Civil Justice System

Burg Simpson shareholder Calvin Tregre Jr. examines changes to the civil justice system, where limitations have been placed on monetary awards to seriously injured victims of corporate negligence. Are you protected?

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