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By Heidi Culbertson

Now that the 2019 fall school session has begun, the annual  Burg Simpson Scholarship Competition is now available to high school seniors! For the past several years, Burg Simpson has awarded college scholarships to graduating high school seniors who won our essay competition regarding the importance of the civil jury system and how it is… Read more »

The Vaping Outbreak Continues

By Heidi Culbertson


The Vaping Outbreak Continues Attorney Michael S. Burg, shareholder, and founder of Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, was recently interviewed by KOA Radio about the outbreak of pulmonary issues related to vaping.  He said: “Not only are people who vape risking serious injuries to their lungs, but the companies who are manufacturing, marketing, and… Read more »

The Who What When and Why of Transition Site Inspections

By Burg Simpson

The transition process is often focused on the election of board members. But, in reality, that is only the beginning of the transition. It is what comes after a majority of the board is owner-elected that is important to the success of the community association.  As we have discussed in prior posts, transition is a… Read more »

Fallen Officer Honored With Headstone

By Heidi Culbertson


Fallen Officer Honored with Headstone Patrolman Alson E. McCasland, who served with the Denver Police Department, was recently honored for his service to the community more than 80 years following his death. Officer McCasland lost his life while in the line of duty on May 28th, 1935, a month after his motorcycle collided with an… Read more »

Smooth Shave or Smooth Transition

By Burg Simpson

To get a smooth shave I’m told that you need to: have a sharp razor; use a good soap/cream; be careful and methodical; Well, getting a smooth transition of your community association from declarant control to homeowner control is exactly the same. First, you need a sharp razor.  I don’t mean to slit someone’s throat,… Read more »

Experts to Rely on During Transition & Questions to be Asked [Chart]

By Burg Simpson

Expert Possible Questions Community Association Manager Is budget sufficient? Do you have complete records? Have you reviewed enforcement action taken? Do you have transition audit? Have you provided a board member orientation? Do you understand interplay with any master/sub/special district? Do you have copies of any sales materials provided by declarant? CPA Is the transition… Read more »

When Drivers Run Red Lights

By Heidi Culbertson

When Drivers Run Red Lights As a personal injury trial lawyer with Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, shareholder David P. Hersh is all too familiar with the consequences that follow when a driver runs a red light. Driving is a responsibility, and those who do not follow traffic laws put themselves and others at… Read more »

Your Personal Injury Case: Should You Settle or Proceed to Trial?

By Burg Simpson

Your Personal Injury Case: Should You Settle or Go to Trial? By: Jessica Prochaska- Burg Simpson Shareholder and Personal Injury Trial Lawyer Being involved in a car accident, even one that is relatively minor can be one of life’s most unsettling experiences. But what can be equally disconcerting are the subsequent legal issues that arise… Read more »

Join Burg Simpson for the Annual Pedal 4 Possible Fundraiser for Craig Hospital!

By Heidi Culbertson

Please Join Burg Simpson for the Annual Pedal 4 Possible Fundraiser for Craig Hospital on Saturday, September 14th! Craig’s Therapeutic Recreation department started Pedal 4 Possible in 2015 to raise money for Craig Hospital. As a private, non-profit facility, Craig Hospital relies on donations to maintain its excellence in helping patients to achieve the best… Read more »

David P. Hersh Discusses Traumatic Brain Injury Case on Colorado and Company

By Heidi Culbertson

Burg Simpson shareholder and personal injury attorney David Hersh, and his client, James Nelson, were interviewed today at 9 News on Colorado and Company.  Mr. James Nelson suffered a severe traumatic brain injury after he and his bike were swallowed by a massive sinkhole on the grounds of the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado… Read more »

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