Also known as Jim Chalat

James H. Chalat

James H. Chalat

Personal Injury Lawyer
Denver, CO




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About Me

Thank you for visiting my AVVO page. I have been practicing law in Colorado for 33 years. I have tried cases in state courtsacross this great state, including from Cheyenne Wells to Grand Junction and from Fort Collins to Pueblo. My clients have included the entire range of our diverse society: from Toby DeHerrera, a profoundly disabled son of Hispanic American farm laborers, Olympic Athletes,...

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Payments & Fees

Payment Types

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Contingent (25%-50%), Free Consultation (30 minutes), Hourly ($395-$600/hour), Pro Bono (15%), Retainer (Sometimes)

Client Reviews

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Caring and Powerful Representation

Posted by: Tom 11 months ago.

Jim and his partner led us through a difficult process of having to sue a ski resort for injuries my son received on lift accident. Jim was kind to...

Costco Bagel Case

Posted by: Nancy about 1 year ago.

A personal injury case requires an expert in the field who knows the law, has the class and reputation to have credibility with the Court and the...
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Showing 2 of 12 peer endorsements

Catherine A. Chan
Catherine Chan

Denver, CO

11 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this Jim Chalat. Jim is a knowledgeable and passionate advocate for his clients. He brings confidence and experience to bear on all his...
Michael S. Waddington
Michael Waddington

Evans, GA

11 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse James. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.
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1977 License Status: Active for the state of Colorado.
Last updated by Avvo: 04/03/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2012 – present

Chalat Hatten Koupal & Banker


Showing 1 of 2 degrees

1977 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

University of Denver Sturm College of Law


Showing 1 of 12 awards

2013 Admitted

American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)


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1994- present Master Barrister

Marsh Inn of Court, American Inns of Court

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Showing 2 of 7 publications

1999 The Nine Commandments of Malpractice Prevention (Co-Author)

Trial Lawyers Association of the District of Columbia (TLA-DC)

1998 Colorado Ski Law

Colorado Lawyer

Speaking Engagements

Showing 2 of 8 occasions

2010 Liability of minor children

at Torts 1L w/ Professor Jon Hanson

2010 Current Topics in Legal Ethics

at Colorado CLE Seminar

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