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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 us throughout the process and guided us every step of the way. He is highly effective and knows the ski law. His credibility forced the other side to take us seriously. I would highly recommend Jim.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Referred from a friend and was not disappointed at all. Always kept me updated with everything going on in my case.
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.
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).
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.
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.