Meet our Attorneys

Jennifer A. Seidman

Associate

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 Lakewood with her husband and spends her free time reading and exploring Colorado’s mountains. 

Colorado, 2004

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

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

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

"Deconstructing Construction Defect Fault Allocation and Damages Apportionment - Parts I and II," The Colorado Lawyer, vol. 40, nos. 11 and 12 (2011), coauthored with Ron Sundgrund

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

"The Homeowner Protection Act of 2007," The Colorado Lawyer,vol. 36, no. 7 (2007), coauthored with Ron Sandgrund and Scott Sullan

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

Burg Simpson Sues Feds over Floodwater Release

 October 17, 2017

Burg Simpson Sues Feds over Floodwater Release

Late one night in September 2013, after days of constant rainfall, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation opened the floodgates of Olympus Dam in Larimer County, Colorado. More than 5,000 cubic feet of water per second rushed down the Big Thompson River, destroying several homes along the way. Overall, the flooding that year killed 10 people… Read more »

Michael S. Burg’s Hall of Fame Portrait Unveiled

 October 12, 2017

Michael S. Burg’s Hall of Fame Portrait Unveiled

Temple University unveiled Burg Simpson founder Michael S. Burg’s portrait in its Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame earlier this month. Michael attended the ceremony, where he expressed his concern for the future of the profession. “The framers of the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence understood the importance of the jury trial and how important… Read more »

Alan K. Simpson Supports Return to Civil Discourse

 September 28, 2017

Alan K. Simpson Supports Return to Civil Discourse

Over the last several years, the tone of American politics has become increasingly unpleasant, to put it mildly. It’s something Burg Simpson co-founder Alan K. Simpson wants to see change. One thing Simpson would like to see is lawmakers spending more time listening to their constituents. It’s something he made a priority during his own… Read more »

Michael S. Burg Discusses Equifax CEO’s Sudden Retirement

 September 27, 2017

Michael S. Burg Discusses Equifax CEO’s Sudden Retirement

Burg Simpson founding shareholder Michael S. Burg spoke with Reuters this week about the abrupt retirement of Equifax CEO Richard Smith following the credit reporting agency’s massive data breach. “They didn’t do anything to protect the consumers and their information,” Burg told the news service, “Then they attempted to keep people from being able to… Read more »

Youth Sports Pose High Concussion Risks – Denver Injury Attorney– Burg Simpson

 October 19, 2017

Youth Sports Pose Higher Concussion Risk

Every year, the start of the NFL season reboots the conversation about the sport’s health risks, especially when it comes to concussions. In 2009, the NFL addressed increased concerns over player safety by instituting the “NFL Game Day Concussion Protocol,” which employs multiple independent consultants and requires the immediate removal of players suspected of suffering… Read more »

Surgery Errors– Colorado Medical Lawsuit Attorneys – Burg Simpson

 October 16, 2017

Surgical Errors Are More Common Than You Think

It is hard to believe that only heart disease and cancer kill more people in this country than medical mistakes. But it is true. Medical errors kill roughly 250,000 Americans annually. Despite that, only 28 states require hospitals to report these fatal errors, making it especially difficult to track these tragedies. The cost of surgical… Read more »

Temporary versus Permanent Disability – Workers Comp Lawyers in Denver – Burg Simpson

 October 10, 2017

What’s the Difference between Temporary and Permanent Disability?

What most employees don’t realize after they’ve been hurt on the job is that they’re entitled to more than medical benefits. If you’ve been injured at work – and have missed three shifts or three calendar days of work – you’re also entitled to compensation for a portion of the wages you’ve lost because of… Read more »

Minority Shareholders Have Rights – Colorado Corporate Litigation Attorneys - Burg Simpson

 October 4, 2017

Minority Shareholders Have Rights, Too

By definition, minority shareholders don’t have much say in how a company is run. They’re a lot like Delaware in a presidential election. But the law does afford them protections to prevent their rights from being trampled, while also granting remedies in case those rights have been violated. Minority shareholder rights are violated when the… 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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