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Jessica B. Prochaska

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Jessica Prochaska

Shareholder Jessica B. Prochaska currently focuses her practice on personal injury claims but also has experience in pharmaceutical mass torts, and complex commercial litigation. Ms. Prochaska is a highly-skilled and experienced attorney who is committed to protecting the best interests of those who have been harmed by the negligence of another party. As a dedicated champion for her clients, Jessica fights to hold negligent parties accountable for their actions, maximize financial recoveries, and provide her clients with the best possible outcome to their legal matter. Jessica’s effective strategy for legal advocacy includes her formidable skills as a negotiator and a litigator and her commitment to providing her clients with the compassionate and personalized service they deserve.

Originally from Washington, D.C., Jessica Prochaska received her B.A. from the University of Wisconsin in Madison and her J.D. from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. While in law school, Ms. Prochaska was an intern with Nike’s Sports Law Practice Group, Octagon Sports Marketing, and the Milwaukee Bucks’ She was also a law clerk with the United States Olympic Committee in Colorado Springs. After graduating from law school, Ms. Prochaska practiced law in Dayton, Ohio with a large, reputable law firm.

Ms. Prochaska has been consistently recognized for her skill and ability by the National Trial Lawyers Association – Top 40 Under 40, from 2015 through 2019.

Selected to Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, 2020

National Trial Lawyers Association – Top 40 Under 40, 2015-Present

Colorado, 2013

Ohio (Inactive)

Wisconsin, 2010

U.S. District Court, District of Colorado

J.D. Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 2010

B.A. University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, May, 2005

Colorado Bar Association

Colorado Women's Bar Association

Colorado Trial Lawyers Association

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 October 18, 2019

Michael Burg Interviewed By Denver’s Channel 7 About The Dangers Of Vaping

Michael Burg Interviewed By Denver’s Channel 7 About The Dangers Of Vaping Michael Burg, the founding shareholder and a trial attorney with Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, was interviewed by Denver’s Channel 7 on Thursday, October 17th  to discuss the the dangers of vaping. Click here to access Michael Burg’s interview on Denver’s Channel… Read more »

 October 16, 2019

Burg Simpson E-News – October 2019

OCTOBER 2019 E-NEWS GOOD LAWYERS $143 Million Settlement Secured for Victims of the Merrimack Valley Gas Explosions Michael S. Burg and Seth A. Katz have announced that an agreement has been reached between Columbia Gas, its parent company NiSource, Inc., and the lawyers representing multiple groups of plaintiffs in both mass action and class action… Read more »

 October 16, 2019

If You Have Had a Slip and Fall Accident

If You Have Had a Slip and Fall Accident By: Jessica Prochaska- Burg Simpson Shareholder and Personal Injury Trial Lawyer A Colorado slip and fall personal injury claim is filed in civil court and seeks compensation for the victim’s injuries. This type of claim alleges that a property owner failed to address a dangerous or… Read more »

 October 10, 2019

Angela McGraw on the Faculty of The American Board of Trial Advocates

Angela McGraw, Of Counsel with Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, will be a presenter on the faculty of The American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) Masters in Trial® program on Thursday, November 14th. The presenters are members of ABOTA, trial experts, and experienced judges. ABOTA is ​dedicated ​to ​training ​the ​next ​generation ​of ​lawyers ​to ​meet ​the highest ​standards ​of ​professionalism ​and ​advocacy ​in ​the ​practice ​of ​law.  Established in 1958, membership in ABOTA continues to carry considerable prestige among attorneys, judges,… Read more »

7th Annual Jeremy Bitner Memorial Run for the Fallen Officers Fund

 July 1, 2019

7th Annual Jeremy Bitner Memorial Run for the Fallen Officers Fund

The Jeremy Bitner Foundation was established in honor of Englewood Police Detective Jeremy Bitner. Detective Bitner lost his life in the line of duty on May 28, 2012, after being struck and killed by a vehicle while performing a traffic stop. Jeremy served the Englewood Police Department for 8 years and during that time was assigned… Read more »

The 2019 Burg Simpson Scholarship Awards Dinner

 May 7, 2019

The 2019 Burg Simpson Scholarship Awards Dinner

The 2019 Burg Simpson Scholarship Awards Dinner was held at Maggiano’s on April 25th to recognize the ten winners of the firm’s annual scholarship competition. The firm’s founder Michael Burg, and shareholders Peter Burg and Stephan Marsh presented awards to the 2019 winners! This year’s recipients included Ms. Madison Frotten, Mr. Dale Kim, Ms. McKenna… Read more »

Burg Simpson | Workers’ Compensation

 April 17, 2019

Burg Simpson | Workers’ Compensation

Shareholder Nick Fogel is the practice group leader of the Workers’ Compensation division at Burg Simpson. Workers’ Compensation is a form of insurance that protects employees when they are injured on the job or in the line of duty. Workers’ compensation provides both wage replacement and medical benefits. Filing a workers’ compensation claim can be… Read more »

Burg Simpson | We Are Here To Help

 April 5, 2019

Burg Simpson | We Are Here To Help

Burg Simpson is a law firm committed to helping injured people rebuild their lives after a serious accident or injury. Our trial lawyers have handled nearly every kind of injury or wrongful death case. The team at Burg Simpson has the resources, nationwide reputation, or proven track record of success when it comes to helping… Read more »

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