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Posted by Nancy,
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 insurance defendants, and the patience and compassion to deal with the client who has suffered physical and emotional damages. Jim epitomizes all of these qualities.
Posted by Katie, a Personal Injury client,
I was a Broadway performer, injured on the ski slopes of Aspen while on vacation -- one day seemingly on top of the world, the next day without a leg to stand on. With a limb and career in tatters, Jim Chalat (and his wife Linda and their firm) gave me a powerful legal leg to stand on and so very much more. From the first moment we connected, they handled my long-distance case with skill, passion, compassion, acute understanding of the law, flawless attention to detail, and a manner that was both personal yet impeccably professional. The positive outcome my case (which went to trial) received can be directly attributed to their hard work, foresight, perseverance, and great skill. Jim is a leader, a talented one, not just of an excellent law firm, or in a courtroom handling a case, but he is a leader in his field. Tested through time, Jim Chalat is outstanding in every way and I recommend him without reservation.
Posted by Donald, a Litigation client,
Mr. Chalat helped me with sound advice and went out of his way to assist me even when the problem was no longer in his speciality. He has excellent character traits and I highly recommend him.
Posted by Penelope, a Personal Injury client,
An excellent attorney. At our initial meeting, Mr. Chalet explained everything slowly,clearly,and thoroughly. He kept us informed every step of the way. He was thoroughly prepared when we arrived in court, again taking the time to make certain I understood everything about the proceedings. His courtroom demeanor and presentation was flawless.
Posted by Ashley, a Car Accident client,
Referred from a friend and was not disappointed at all. Always kept me updated with everything going on in my case.
Posted by a client,
Jim Chalat represented me in a ski accident case. I was very impressed with the service I received. He and his associates are very knowledgeable regarding the ski law in Colorado.
Posted by Michelle, a Personal Injury client,
Jim Chalat represented me in a personal injury case that was settled with an insurance company in 2009. I found Jim to be knowledgable about the case law involved in my case and he understood the specifics of my situation very well. I liked that he made a point of coming to meet my family and I in person (we live in North Carolina and he is based in Colorado).
Posted by Jim, a Divorce client,
We have had a professional relationship with Jim Chalat for nearly 30 years. Early on, he handled some very touchy issues in court with great skill and sensitivity. At numerous times over the years his counsel on both personal and legal matters has been invaluable. Jim is an individual with a high degree of integrity, legal skill, and personal ethics, and is, without question, one of the finest attorneys we have known.
Posted by Shel, a Personal Injury client,
He took a difficult ski accident case and had excellent expert witnesses
keeping me informed about the stategy as events unfolded. We received a quite favorable outcome. He is personable and efficient. I would not hesitate to use him again.
Posted by Jeff, a Personal Injury client,
I can wholeheartedly recommend Jim Chalet and the firm of CHALAT HATTEN & KOUPAL PC. I live in Michigan, but was injured in a ski accident while on vacation in Colorado. In addition to the fact that I was from out of state, there were several complex and challenging issues in the case. Jim navigated each with knowledge, compassion and professionalism and brought a complete sense of calm and reassurance to what was an otherwise very stressful situation. I never doubted for one moment that I had engaged the most capable attorney available and this impression was only strengthened as Jim not only resolved my case, but significantly exceeded my expectations in doing so. This guy is good.