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Linda Jane Chalat
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Linda Jane Chalat

also known as Linda Chalat

Practice areas:

Personal Injury

About Me

Linda Chalat, a partner of Chalat Hatten & Koupal, has almost twenty years of experience as a Colorado personal injury lawyer.


As a partner with Chalat Hatten & Koupal, Denver, Colorado, Linda Chalat concentrates her practice on medical malpractice cases, defective product claims and recreational accidents. Prior to law school, Ms. Chalat worked in industry as a chemical engineer, and brings her understanding of the technical aspects of an accident to effectively advocate for her clients. Ms. Chalat also oversees the technology used by the firm to best serve our clients, including maintaining the firm's several websites, social media and blogs which provide current legal information for Colorado consumers and personal injury victims. She has published articles and spoken at professional seminars concerning ski litigation, attorney ethics and malpractice, and general practice tips.


Linda Chalat has earned a "BV" rating (distinguished rating) by Martindale-Hubbell®, the authoritative resource for information on the worldwide legal profession. Attorneys with an BV® Distinguished™ Rating from Martindale-Hubbell® are those that have been recognized by their peers to be the best in both legal ability and ethical practice.  She has also been added to the Colorado list of 2011 SuperLawyers.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Personal Injury: 100%

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (20-40%)

Payment Types:

Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Christopher Daniel Leroi

    I endorse this lawyer. Ms. Chalat always gives excellent advice to the members of Avvo and is a true credit to the legal community. It is obvious from her responses that she is a skilled personal injury attorney, who I would not hesitate to refer clients to retain.

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    Christopher Leroi Mediation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Leslie E. Van Alstine II

    My work with Ms. Chalat was pleasant and productive. She was very accessible and professional. She possesses a wonderful combination of knowledge and approachability.

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    Leslie Van Alstine Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Chalat Hatten & Koupal PC

1900 Grant Street
Suite 1050
Denver, CO, 80203-4349

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
COActive199106/30/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Colorado SuperLawyersSuperLawyers2014
Top 100 Trail LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2014
Top Atorneys in ColoradoThe Denver Post2014
Jane Hammond AwardJeffco PTA2009

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Partner/ShareholderChalat Hatten & Koupal1991 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Colorado Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Denver Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
Colorado Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
HINTZ v. TIMMONSConfidential settlement
FEARNEYHOUGH v MAGIC CARPETConfidential settlement during trial.
C.D. v P.K., a minor$700,000.00 settlement reached.

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
The Safety ReportHazing: When the Whole Team Bullies2011
The Safety ReportAvoiding the Hazards While White Water Rafting2011
Trial TalkRestitution in Criminal Actions: Consideration for Civil Trial Lawyers2001
Trial (American Association for Justice)Ski law for beginners, intermediates and experts.2001
Trial LawyerThe Nine Commandments of Malpractice Prevention (Co-author)1999

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Denver College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Colorado School of MinesChemical EngineeringBS - Bachelor of Science1983

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Ethics Hot Topics: Internet Marketing, Attorney’s Fees and Attorney Fee AgreementsInternet Marketing and Ethics2009
Colorado Bar Association/CLE SeminarThe Business of Practicing Law2007
WEST FindLaw WebinarFocused Marketing of Multiple Practice Areas2006
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association Annual ConferenceTrial Advocacy Program - Ethics Section2003
Continuing Legal Education ConferenceEthics 20012001
Colorado Bar Association/CLE SeminarPreventing Legal Malpractice 20012001

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