Submit your essays now to win the Burg Simpson Scholarship for 2021!
Send your 1500 word essays to Burg Simpson for a chance to win a college scholarship to the school of your choice.
The deadline for students to submit their 1,500-word essays is February 1, 2021.
For nearly a decade, Burg Simpson has awarded college scholarships to the graduating high school seniors who won our essay competition regarding the importance of the civil jury system and how it is being threatened. The annual Burg Simpson Scholarship Competition is now available to high school seniors.
For 2021 we are awarding a total of ten scholarships:
- 9 scholarships for $1,000, and
- 1 scholarship for $2,500.
This competition is an outstanding opportunity for high school seniors to obtain additional funds for college, and to learn about the importance of the U.S. civil jury system.
Information about the Scholarship Competition and the submission of the essays is also available here.
About Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & JardineAbout Burg Simpson
One of America’s foremost plaintiff trial firms, Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, has a reputation for fighting relentlessly and successfully for victims of negligence, malfeasance, malpractice, and abuse. Burg Simpson has secured more than $1 billion in verdicts, settlements, and judgments in practice areas spanning catastrophic personal injury, mass tort and class actions regarding dangerous pharmaceutical drugs and devices, medical malpractice, complex commercial and business litigation, construction defects, and workers’ compensation. The firm’s success has also included more than 200 recoveries in excess of $1 million.
Burg Simpson was founded in 1976 by distinguished American trial lawyer Michael Burg. Mr. Burg is an inductee in the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame and a recipient of the Clarence Darrow Award. He has also been named to the 2016 RoundTable: America’s 50 Most Influential Trial Lawyers by The Trial Lawyer magazine; Law Week’s “Barrister’s Best” as “Best Civil Litigator”; and one of “America’s 50 Leading Trial Lawyers” by the U.S. Legal 500. Mr. Burg has also been recognized by Best Lawyers in America® and Super Lawyers®. Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine now has more than 70 lawyers and over 90 legal professionals. The firm is based in Colorado and has offices in Arizona, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, and Wyoming.