Meet our Attorneys

Jennifer A. Seidman

Of Counsel

Jennifer Seidman’s practice focuses on representing homeowners and homeowner associations in construction defect and defective building products cases.  Her work includes cases involving structural failures and foundation movement, water intrusion and building envelope failures, building product defects, and design professional errors.

Ms. Seidman appreciates how confusing the legal process can be for homeowners and association board members and strives to help homeowners and homeowner associations successfully navigate the legal system in order to protect what is often their largest and most significant investment.  Ms. Seidman has coauthored many articles addressing important construction defect litigation issues.  She is admitted to practice before all Colorado courts.

Before joining the firm in 2007, Ms. Seidman worked at a large Denver law firm.  She also served as an Assistant Regional Director of a social justice and human rights nonprofit organization.  Ms. Seidman lives in Littleton with her husband and two children and enjoys spending time in the mountains.

 

Selected to Best Lawyers® in America, 2021

Barrister’s Choice for Best Construction Defects Lawyer for Plaintiffs, 2015

Colorado

Texas

University of Colorado School of Law, Boulder, 2004
Rothgerber Fellowship in Contracts
Courtland H Peterson Writing Award
Mediator Training and Certification
Law Review: University of Colorado Law Review, Comment Editor

Michigan State University, 1999

“The Colorado Supreme Court May Have Granted Developers the Right to Perpetually Control Common Interest Communities,” Trial Talk, August/September 2017, co-authored with Mari K. Perczak, Leslie A. Tuft, Brian K. Matise, and Ronald M. Sandgrund

“Buyer Beware: Construction Defect Law Changes That Affect Homeowners Associations,” College of Community Association Lawyers Law Seminar, 2017

"Unique Construction Defect Damages Mitigation Issues,"Colorado Lawyer, Vol. 44, No. 2 (February, 2015), coauthored with Ron Sandgrund

"Homebuilders vs. Homeowners: Threats to Shift an Already Tilted Playing Field More in Favor of Homebuilders," The Trial Lawyer, Winter 2015 edition, co-authored with Ronald M. Sandgrund.

"Deconstructing Construction Defect Fault Allocation and Damages Apportionment - Parts I and II," Colorado Lawyer, Vol. 40, Nos. 11 and 12 (2011), coauthored with Ron Sandgrund

"Crossing the Separation of Powers Threshold: Legislative and Regulatory Control of Expert Witness Testimony," Colorado Lawyer, Vol. 37, No. 5 (2008), coauthored with Ron Sandgrund and Leslie Tuft

"The Homeowner Protection Act of 2007," Colorado Lawyer, Vol. 36, No. 7 (2007), coauthored with Ron Sandgrund and Valerie Sullan

"Functional Families and Dysfunctional Laws: Committed Partners and Intestate Succession," 75 U. Colo. L. Rev. 211 (2004)

Colorado Trial Lawyers Association

Member, Arapahoe County Bar Association

Coordinating Editor for Torts and Insurance Law articles, The Colorado Lawyer

Board Member, The Colorado Lawyer

Law Day Committee Co-Chair, Arapahoe County Bar Association

 June 14, 2021

Sign Up for Jeremy Bitner Memorial Run by June 16th!

The 9th Annual Jeremy Bitner Memorial 5K/10K run and walk will be held on June 19, 2021 at Cornerstone Park located at 5150 S. Windermere St., Englewood, CO, but preregistration is required by June 16th. Please join Burg Simpson and shareholder Nick Fogel at the annual Jeremy Bitner Memorial 5K/10K Run & Walk on Saturday,… Read more »

 June 8, 2021

June 2021 E-News

GOOD LAWYERS. CHANGING LIVES. Law Week Colorado Recognizes Our 34 Super Lawyers! Every year, in a special edition, Law Week Colorado acknowledges attorneys who have received the Super Lawyers recognition. This year, 34 Burg Simson Lawyers were selected by their peers as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars! Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than… Read more »

 June 7, 2021

Burg Simpson Attorneys Publish Article on Developer-Appointed HOA Board Member Responsibilities

Burg Simpson lawyers Ron Sandgrund and Joseph F. (“Trip”) Nistico have co-authored, along with HOA counsel Jerry Orten, a three-part article looking at the heavy responsibilities that fall on the shoulders of persons appointed by developers to serve on an HOA board. Because the developer’s profit-seeking motives can often conflict with the best interests of… Read more »

 June 4, 2021

Shareholder David P. Hersh to Receive the Charles B. Dillion Award

Burg Simpson shareholder and trial lawyer David P. Hersh has been selected to receive the CHARLES B. DILLON AWARD OF MERIT FOR OUTSTANDING PUBLIC SERVICE by the ARAPAHOE COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION.  This prestigious award is presented by the Arapahoe County Bar Association to an individual for extraordinary service in the public interest. Dave has been… 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 »

Butler County, OH – Motorcyclist Fatally Injured in Crash on OH-4 Bypass near OH-129

 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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