Meet our Attorneys

Kristi Paschall

Associate

Burg Simpson trial attorney Kristi Paschall focuses her legal practice on complex personal injury and wrongful death cases. Ms. Paschall is passionate about the law and believes it is her responsibility to advocate on behalf of victims who have sustained serious injuries through no fault of their own. She enjoys helping her clients navigate complicated legal situations, and her clients can rely on her skill, compassion, and attention to detail, both in and out of the courtroom.

Prior to pursuing her legal career, Ms. Paschall worked in Telecommunications as a project coordinator for national fiber optic communication rings, as well as voice over internet protocol (VoIP) and virtual private networks (VPN). Ms. Paschall completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Denver in 2007 in Communications and earned her law degree from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law in 2010. While attending law school as a single working mother, Ms. Paschall was awarded the Humiston-Varney Scholarship for academic merit.

Before joining Burg Simpson in 2020, Ms. Paschall litigated personal injury cases, domestic relations disputes, criminal matters, probate cases, and bankruptcies. She is a current member of the Colorado Bar Association and Colorado Trial Lawyers Association.

A Colorado native, when not advocating for her clients, Ms. Paschall enjoys spending time with her husband and their four children, attending sporting events, (Go Broncos and Cornhuskers!), theater productions, school functions, camping, fishing, and reading.

Colorado, 2010

US District Court, District of Colorado, 2011

J.D., University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2010

B.A., University of Denver, 2007

Colorado Trial Lawyers Association

Colorado Bar Association

 February 23, 2021

Cincinnati Magazine Recognizes Shareholder Janet Abaray

Janet G. Abaray is featured in the March 2021 issue of Cincinnati Magazine in the “Women Who Move Cincinnati” section. Ms. Abaray is the managing shareholder for the Cincinnati office of Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine and has litigated extensively in the area of pharmaceutical products liability. She also represents plaintiffs in insurance and… Read more »

 February 16, 2021

Medical Malpractice Attorney Charles Mendez Discusses Birth Trauma Cases

An article authored by Burg Simpson medical malpractice attorney, Charles Mendez, was recently published in the AAJ Birth Trauma Litigation Group Journal. In this article, Mr. Mendez provides a comprehensive analysis and discusses an important issue raised in a birth injury case that is currently on appeal. Mr. Mendez is an experienced trial lawyer and… Read more »

 February 15, 2021

Recent Court Ruling Increases Risks for Colorado Skiers

Burg Simpson Shareholder Peter Burg Interviewed by Channel 7 TV News on the Recent Court Ruling that Increases Risks for Colorado Skiers A ruling from the Colorado Court of Appeals regarding the waivers printed on lift-tickets and season-passes has raised concern among many of our state’s personal injury lawyers and victim advocates. The court of… Read more »

 February 10, 2021

Shareholder Melanie Bailey Appointed to the Elmiron Steering Committee

Burg Simpson shareholder Melanie S. Bailey was recently appointed by federal district Judge Brian R. Martinotti to help lead a multidistrict litigation (MDL) against Janssen Pharmaceuticals. Ms. Bailey will serve on the Elmiron MDL Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee (PSC) and help advance the centralized litigation on behalf of all plaintiffs. The Elmiron lawsuits, centralized in the District of… 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 »

Denver, CO – Motorcyclist Injured in Crash on S Federal Blvd

 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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