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Chalat Hatten & Banker PC - Denver, CO

1600 BroadwaySuite 1920 Denver, CO 80202

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Updated: 11/09/2020

Denver Ski Law and Catastrophic Injuries Law Firm

Overview

CREDENTIALS EXPERIENCE RESULTS

For more than 35 years, lawyers at Chalat Hatten Koupal & Banker have been helping injured people throughout Colorado. We are a personal injury law firm proud to offer all the benefits of a traditional small law office combined with the sophistication and efficiency gained by evolving information technology...

About Chalat Hatten & Banker PC

Practice Areas

  • Ski Law and Catastrophic Injuries
  • Car Accidents
  • Ski Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Truck Accidents
  • Personal Injury

Litigation

  • 100%

Languages

  • Spanish

Previous Law Firm Name

  • James H. Chalat, P.C., October 9, 1992
  • Chalat & Co., P.C., December 31, 1995
  • Chalat Justino, P.C., September 1, 1998
  • Chalat Hatten & Koupal

Classes and Seminars

  • Survey of Ski Law in United States, Recreation & Adventure Program Law & Liability, 2006
  • Ski Law in the United States: A Practical Guide to Ski Accident Litigation, Recreation & Adventure Program Law & Liability, 2005
  • Ski Law in the United States, Law Education Institute, 2005
  • How to Try a Medical Malpractice Case in Colorado, Colorado Bar Assoc. CLE, 2004
  • Faculty, Avalanche Liability Law & Ski Law in the United States, A Practical Guideline to Ski Accident litigation for non-U.S. Attorneys, XXXI SKILEX 2004, Obergurgl/Solden Austria, 2004
  • Faculty Member, Trial Advocacy Program - Ethics Section, Colorado Trial Lawyers Assoc. Annual Convention, 2003
  • Civil Litigation Update, Colorado Bar Assoc. CLE, 2003
  • Faculty, "Preventing Legal Malpractice", Colorado Bar Assoc. CLE, 2001
  • Nine Commandments of Malpractice Prevention, Ethics 2001 Conference, 2001
  • Faculty, Recreation Tort Law, Colorado Tort Law Update, CLE in Colorado, 2000
  • Faculty, Current Topics in Legal Ethics, Colorado CLE Seminar, University of Colorado School of Law, Boulder, Colorado, 2000
  • The Nine Commandments of Malpractice Prevention, National CLE Seminar, Practicing Law Institute, Vail Colorado, 1999
  • Presentation, Lead Defense Counsel, Moot Court, Jones v. Clinton, American Inns of Court, Thompson G. Marsh Inn, 1998
  • Faculty, Avoiding Malpractice - The Nine Commandments of Avoiding Legal Malpractice, Lex Legis, 1997
  • Faculty, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 1995 - 1996
  • Trial Advocacy for the Occasional Litigator, National Business Institute, 1995
  • Faculty, National Institute of Trial Advocacy, Western Regional Session, 1995 - 1996
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Denver College of Law, 1985 - 1987
  • Presentation, Ski Law, Accredited by the Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal Education, Counties of Arapahoe, Bolder, Denver, Pitkin, Routt and Weld
  • Presentation, Ski Law, Accredited by the Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal Education, Southwest Colorado
  • Presentation, Ski Law, Accredited by the Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal Education, Ninth Judicial District
  • Presentation, Ski Law, Accredited by the Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal Education, Fourteenth Judicial District
  • Presentation, Ski Law, Accredited by the Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal Education, Texas Trial Lawyers Bar Association
  • Presentation, Ski Law, Accredited by the Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal Education, Dartmouth College Bar Association
  • Presentation, National Ski Patrol, 1998 - Present
  • Presentation, Jackson's Hole Ski Patrol
  • Presentation, Winter Park Volunteer Ski Patrol

Pro Bono Activities

  • Pro Bono Program, Denver Bar Association

People

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Office Information

Address

1600 BroadwaySuite 1920 Denver, CO 80202

Fax

  • 303-861-0506

Offers Free Initial Consultation

Yes

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

Websites

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Lawyers at Chalat Hatten & Banker PC nominated to a Super Lawyers® list

Honors

  • Recipient, Pro Bono Award, Denver Bar Association
  • Thursday Night Bar Volunteer, Pro Bono Award, 1985

Representative Clients

  • National Federation of the Blind, Colorado Center
  • Colorado Center on Deafness
  • Former Olympic Athletes and Professional Skiers

References

  • FirstBank of Denver

Published

Articles

  • Chalat Hatten & Koupal Practice Areas
    Chalat Hatten & Koupal commands a unique position in the practice of Colorado personal injury law. We are exclusively plaintiffs? personal injury lawyers representing individuals with catastrophic injuries.
  • Ski Safety || Ski Cases by Type of Ski Accident
    Common types of ski accidents with links to significant ski cases involving collision accidents, lift accidents or ski area negligence.
  • About Chalat Hatten & Koupal, Colorado Personal Injury Law Firm
    Chalat Hatten & Koupal offers the traditional benefits of a small law office complimented by the competitive edge gained with information technology. An attorney, NOT a paralegal or legal secretary will handle your matter from start to finish.
  • Ski Accidents - Colorado Ski Lawyers
    Chalat Hatten & Koupal is the most experienced plaintiffs? ski law firm in the United States. We have handled or consulted on hundreds of ski law cases, and have a record of multi-million verdicts and settlements in skier related cases.
  • Catastrophic Accidents - Chalat Hatten & Koupal
    Chalat Hatten & Koupal has experience in claims for injuries from major natural gas explosions, death by electrocution and defective products. We have the technical background to understand the science and technology involved in these cases.
  • The Nine Commandments of Malpractice Prevention, with Linda J. Chalat, 22 Trial Lawyer 183-198, 1999
  • Liability of Skier for Injury to Another Skier, 46 Proof of Fact 1, (West's), 1998
  • Liability of Ski area Operator for Skiing Accident, 45 Am Jur Proof of Facts 3d 115 (West's), 1998
  • Colorado Ski Law, 27 Colo. Lawyer, No. 2, at 5-18, February, 1998
  • Closing Argument, The Art and the Law, Section 331 Jury-Function, p. 53 (Jacob A. Stein, Ed.), Clark Boardman Calahan Cum. Supp, 1995
  • Expert Testimony and the Dancing Ballerina, 7 The Expert Witness Journal No. 2, February, 1995
  • $2,150,000 Verdict - General Negligence - Skiing Accident, 9 National Jury Verdict Reporter Issue 12, November, 1994
  • The Constitutional Foundations of Modern American Tort Law, 16 The Colorado Lawyer 970, September, 1987
  • Michigan's Ski Law, 63 Mich. B.J. 355, May, 1984
  • Ski Safety News (1989-Present)
  • Development of Standard of Care in Colorado's Ski Law, The Colorado Lawyer, March, 1986

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