Meet our Attorneys

Lisa R. Marks

Associate

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Lisa Marks is an attorney in Burg Simpson’s Commercial Litigation Department. She focuses her practice on commercial and business litigation, including contract, corporate, and partnership disputes, employment matters, construction and real estate litigation, securities fraud, civil theft, trade secret, and intellectual property litigation.

Prior to joining Burg Simpson, Ms. Marks worked in law firms located in Colorado and Illinois practicing commercial and business litigation. Ms. Marks also worked as a law clerk for the Honorable William F. Dressel (Retired) in Colorado’s Eighth Judicial District assisting the judge with his court docket, including jury trials, conducting legal research, and writing legal memorandums and drafting opinions for the court.

A graduate of the Northwestern University School of Law, Ms. Marks was very active in Northwestern’s Legal Clinic. As part of the Legal Clinic’s Children & Family Justice Center, Ms. Marks assisted in representing children, parents, and grandparents in Chicago’s juvenile court and child welfare system.

Ms. Marks also holds a Master of Public Administration from Clark University and a Bachelor of Arts from Dickinson College. During her undergraduate work, Ms. Marks studied abroad at the Universidad de Málaga in Málaga, Spain.

As a mother of two children, Ms. Marks is active in her children’s school, faith, sports, and extracurricular activities.

Colorado

Illinois (Inactive)

United States Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit

United States District Court, District of Colorado

United States Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit

United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois

J.D., Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, Illinois

M.P.A, Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts

B.A. Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Colorado Bar Association (CBA)

Denver Bar Association (DBA)

Former Co-President, Larimer County Medical Society Alliance, 2008-2011

Former Board Member, Larimer County Child Advocacy Center, 1998 – 2005

 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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