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Linda Jane Chalat

also known as Linda Chalat

About me

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

As a partner with Chalat Hatten Koupal & Banker, 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 been recognized as a Best Lawyer by U.S. News for product liability law and has been listed as a  Colorado SuperLawyer each year since 2011.  Since 2013, she has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Colorado by the National Trial Lawyers Association.


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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 100%



Contingent (20-40%)

Payment types:

Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

3 total 

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  • 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.


    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.


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

Contact info

Chalat Hatten Koupal & Banker PC

1600 Broadway
Suite 1920
Denver, CO, 80202


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Colorado SuperLawyersSuperLawyers2016
Best LawyersU.S. News & World Report2016
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2015
Top Atorneys in ColoradoThe Denver Post2014
Jane Hammond AwardJeffco PTA2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Partner/ShareholderChalat Hatten Koupal & Banker PC1991 - Present
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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Publication nameTitleDate
Law Week ColoradoTrends for 20152015
Law Week ColoradoWomen in Law, Women's Round Table2014
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
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Denver Sturm College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Colorado School of MinesChemical EngineeringBS - Bachelor of Science1983
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Colorado Trial Lawyers Annual ConferenceClimate Change in Personal Injury Practice2014
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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