Meet our Attorneys

Jonathan W. Litster


Jonathan Litster is a litigator who advocates for individuals inside and outside of the courtroom.  Jonathan represents plaintiffs in a broad range of tort litigation areas, including significant personal injury, wrongful death, and professional malpractice.  Prior to joining Burg Simpson, Jonathan worked for several personal injury law firms, helping plaintiffs get what they deserve.  Jonathan served as a judicial extern for the Honorable United States District Court Chief Judge David C. Nye where he observed all stages of litigation.  Before relocating to Arizona, Jonathan worked as a Deputy Criminal Prosecutor for Ada County in Boise, Idaho. Jonathan is licensed to practice law in Idaho and Arizona.

Jonathan Litster graduated from Brigham Young University where he received a Bachelor of Music degree in Commercial Music. Having learned Spanish growing up, Jonathan lived for two years in Taiwan and learned to speak Mandarin Chinese as well.  Jonathan received his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Idaho College of Law.  While in law school, Jonathan served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Justice Joel D. Horton at the Idaho Supreme Court and observed the intricacies of appellate work.  In addition to being selected Dean’s List, Jonathan was chosen by faculty to represent the University of Idaho College of Law in Baltimore, Maryland at the Peggy Browning Fund Workers’ Rights Conference.  Jonathan joined the University of Idaho Family Justice Clinic, helping survivors of domestic and sexual violence.  Jonathan externed with the James A. & Louise McClure Center for Public Policy Research and presented to the Idaho Governor’s Salmon Workgroup.

When not practicing law, Jonathan Litster spends his time with his wife Stephanie and their three children.  He can often be found singing Tenor in the East Valley Millennial Choirs and Orchestras, camping, or listening to audio books and podcasts.

State Bar of Arizona

U.S. District Courts, District of Arizona

Idaho State Bar

U.S. Districts Courts, District of Idaho

J.D., 2019, University of Idaho, College of Law

2017, Brigham Young University

 May 12, 2021

Law Week Colorado Recognizes Burg Simpson’s 34 Super Lawyers!

Every year, in a special edition, Law Week Colorado acknowledges the attorneys who have been recognized by Super Lawyers ®. Published by Circuit Media, Law Week Colorado is the state’s only news outlet specifically for lawyers, law firms, corporate counsel, and the judiciary. See more here The 34 Burg Simpson attorneys recognized by Super Lawyers ® for 2021 include: Colorado Michael S. Burg –… Read more »

 May 12, 2021

Stephen Burg Represents Those Injured in Motorcycle Collisions

Stephen Burg is a shareholder and a trial attorney at the law firm Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh Jardine, P.C. Mr. Burg leads the firm’s Personal Injury department, and his practice focuses on representing victims of motorcycle collisions, auto crashes, trucking accidents, and other personal injury matters, including wrongful death. If You Have Been Injured in… Read more »

 May 10, 2021

Burg Simpson is Proud to Support Craig Hospital’s 20th Anniversary Celebration!

Burg Simpson shareholder Peter Burg has been honored to serve Craig Hospital for over a decade. He is a former member of both the Craig Hospital Operating Board and Foundation Board having served the maximum six-year terms on both boards. Peter is also a former Board Chair of Craig’s Operating Board, a past Craig Hospital PUSH… Read more »

 May 5, 2021

Burg Simpson Scholarship Winner Has Plans to Become a Lawyer

Ms. Devin Kircher, one of the ten 2021 Burg Simpson scholarship winners, recently reached out to thank Burg Simpson founder Michael Burg and the firm. She said: “I sincerely thank you for selecting me to be a recipient of the Burg Simpson Scholarship award. As an aspiring lawyer, I am honored to have been recognized… 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 »

Aurora, CO – Motorcyclist Loses Life in Crash on E Yale Ave near S Truckee St

 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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