Craig S. Nuss

Craig S. Nuss: Attorney with Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C.


Craig S. Nuss is a Colorado native born in Brush in 1960. He obtained a bachelor degree in business administration from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1982. He graduated from the University of Denver College of Law in 1988. Mr. Nuss begin his legal career in 1989 with a large Denver insurance defense firm focusing on construction defect and personal injury claims. He eventually started his own firm in 1996, where he continued representing builders and subcontractors in construction defect cases.

Since 1989, Mr. Nuss has handled more than 70 civil jury trials in Colorado state and federal courts. He has taught many continuing legal education courses to fellow attorneys concerning insurance law and trial tactics.

Mr. Nuss has Martindale-Hubbell's top Preeminent AV rating and has been listed to Colorado Super Lawyers since 2007. In 2003, Mr. Nuss become a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, an invitation-only, international trial lawyer organization.

In 2012, Mr. Nuss joined Sullan2, Sandgrund, Perczak & Nuss, P.C. as a principal, and joined Burg Simpson in January of 2014.

Honors & Accolades

5280 Magazine Top Lawyer, 2016

Selected to Colorado Super Lawyers, 2007 - 2016

AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell

Recipient, David Bernard Foundation Aviation Law Award

Treasurer, Phi Alpha Delta, 1986

Teaching Positions

Trial Academy Instructor, Colorado Defense Lawyers Association, 2003, 2005, 2007, and 2009

Trial Academy Instructor, National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA), August 1999

Lectures & Seminars

How to Litigate Your First Civil Trial in Colorado, National Business Institute Continuing Legal Education, 2004

Defending Minor Impact Cases, Colorado Claims Association, 1999

Publications & Media

Editor in Chief, University of Denver School of Law Transportation Law Journal, 1987

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Construction Defect

Education & Credentials

University Attended:
University of Colorado at Boulder, B.S., Business Administration, 1982
Law School Attended:
University of Denver College of Law, J.D., 1988
Year of First admission:
1988, Colorado; 1988, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado; 1989, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit

Professional Affiliations

American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Member, 2003-Present

Colorado Bar Association, Member, 1988-Present

Arapahoe Bar Association, Member, 1995-Present

Birth Information:
Brush, Colorado, June 23, 1960

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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