Careers

Careers

We understand that as one of the nation’s leading trial law firms our continued success depends on our most important asset – our people – which is why Burg Simpson is committed to attracting, employing, and retaining individuals of the highest caliber who are committed to our core values of helping people.

We offer exceptional careers and opportunities to attorneys, aspiring graduates and support professionals in an environment that is challenging, rewarding and, we believe, truly different from our competitors.

Current employment opportunities include:

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Litigation Legal Assistant – (Englewood, CO)

Burg Simpson, a nationally renowned plaintiff-oriented litigation law firm, seeks a Litigation Legal Assistant with 3+ years of litigation experience. Job duties include, but are not limited to: multi-attorney calendaring; set-up and maintenance of files; records request; time entry; electronic filing in both state and federal courts; and, the preparation and filing of form pleadings and documents. The successful candidate will have:

  • A clear understanding and familiarity with local, state, and federal court rules, procedures and deadlines;
  • Advanced computer skills (Microsoft Word and Excel);
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • The ability to organize and prioritize workload with attention to detail; and,
  • Be a team player.

Excellent benefits and pay commensurate with experience. Qualified candidates must submit a resume detailing applicable skills, abilities, and experience to: Careers@BurgSimpson.com

Worker’s Compensation Paralegal – Bilingual (Englewood, CO)

Burg Simpson, a nationally renowned litigation firm, seeks a bilingual (English / Spanish) Paralegal for its plaintiff-oriented Workers’ Compensation department. The position will play an active role in all aspects of cases including calendaring and docket management, scheduling, document drafting (correspondence, pleadings, discovery, etc.), document review and production, interaction with clients, witness interviews, hearing preparation, etc.

Requirements of the position include:

  • Paralegal Certificate or Associate’s degree in paralegal studies (a combination of work experience, which provided the same kind, amount, and level of knowledge acquired in the required education, may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the degree)
  • 3-4 years of workers’ compensation experience
  • Excellent knowledge of the Division of Workers’ Compensation and Office of Administrative Courts rules of procedure
  • Experience with Needles or a similar case management software is preferred

Excellent benefits and pay commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should e-mail resumes detailing applicable skills, abilities, and experience to: Careers@BurgSimpson.com
 

Personal Injury/Commercial Litigation Legal Assistant (Englewood, CO)

Burg Simpson, a nationally renowned plaintiff-oriented litigation law firm, seeks a Litigation Legal Assistant with 3-5 years of litigation experience in the areas of Commercial Litigation and Personal Injury. Job duties include, but are not limited to: multi-attorney calendaring; set-up and maintenance of files; records request; time entry; electronic filing in both state and federal courts; and, the preparation and filing of form pleadings and documents. The successful candidate will have:

  • A clear understanding and familiarity with local, state, and federal court rules, procedures and deadlines;
  • Advanced computer skills (Microsoft Word and Excel);
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • The ability to organize and prioritize workload with attention to detail; and,
  • Be a team player.

Excellent benefits and pay commensurate with experience. Qualified candidates must submit a resume detailing applicable skills, abilities, and experience to: Careers@BurgSimpson.com
 

Helpdesk Technician (Englewood, CO)

Burg Simpson, a nationally renowned litigation law firm, seeks a motivated and energetic Tier 1 Helpdesk Technician who is a team player with a friendly, positive, “client first” attitude, a high-level of professionalism, and the ability to adapt and transition seamlessly with changes in the environment. The responsibilities of the position include:

  • Receive in-bound helpdesk requests in-person, over the telephone, or by email and create helpdesk tickets
  • Respond to Tier 1 helpdesk tickets and escalate, as needed
  • Burn copies of directory files to CDs
  • Complete basic network troubleshooting
  • Provide desktop support for basic issues with PC’s, Windows, and Microsoft Office
  • Perform other IT-related duties and projects, as directed by the Systems Administrator and the IT Director
  • Provide phone and email support to users in the areas of email, file directories, standard Windows desktop applications, and other applications.

The position requires:

  • Graduation from an accredited college with an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in computer science, MIS or technical field or vocational certifications
  • Minimum of 5 years hands-on experience with Windows Desktop Technologies
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working with printers/scanners
  • Has experience working in virtualized environments
  • Knowledge of basic printing principles and functions
  • The ability to effectively troubleshoot/diagnose an issue and follow it to resolution
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to communicate both orally and written in a professional manner with a variety of personalities
  • The ability to work with minimal direction and react well under pressure
  • Must be able to occasionally lift and move equipment up to 30 pounds

Desired skills:

  • Trial Presentation and setup experience is preferred
  • Experience in a legal environment is a plus
  • Microsoft certifications
  • Technical certifications
  • Experience with eCopy and/or Adobe
  • Experience with a HelpDesk System like Spiceworks
  • Experience with Microsoft Products like Office and Outlook.

Excellent benefits and pay commensurate with experience. Qualified candidates should submit a resume that details applicable skills, abilities, and experience; and, a cover letter addressing salary requirements to: Careers@BurgSimpson.com

Burg Simpson provides equal employment opportunity with regard to race, color, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin, disability or genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, political belief or activity, or status as a veteran.

This policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, transfer, termination, layoff, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities, and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local law.

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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