Burg Simpson Awards Students for Essays on Civil Jury System

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Demonstrating a strong grasp of the civil justice system has paid off for a group of Colorado high school students.

Englewood-based trial firm Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine awarded 10 Colorado high school seniors with scholarships totaling $11,500 as part of the firm’s annual essay contest.

Burg Simpson’s Annual College Scholarship Competition challenges high school seniors in the state to write a 1,500-word essay about the importance of the civil jury system.

Burg Simpson shareholder Steven Greenlee presented the awards to the recipients during the halftime of the Colorado State Boys 5A Basketball Championship on March 11 at the Denver Coliseum.

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