Linda J. Chalat
Chalat Hatten Koupal & Banker PC
Address: 1600 Broadway, #1920
Denver, CO 80202

University: Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, B.S., Chemical Engineering, 1983, University of Denver College of Law, Denver, Colorado, Doctor of Jurisprudence, 1989
Admitted: 1991, Colorado; 1991, U.S. District Court District of Colorado
Biography: Linda Chalat, a partner of Chalat Hatten Koupal & Banker PC, has almost twenty years of experience as a Colorado personal injury lawyer. As a partner with Chalat Hatten Koupal & Banker PC, in 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 was interviewed by KJCT8 Grand Junction regarding her ski safety blog. 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 by her peers for inclusion on the 2011, 2012 and 2013 Colorado SuperLawyers list. She was also named to the TOP 50 WOMEN COLORADO SUPER LAWYERS in 2012 and 2013. She 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 received an Avvo rating of "8.7" as shown on her Avvo profile. And in 2011, she was recognized as a Woman of the Year by the National Association of Professional Women. Published Works Restitution in Criminal Actions: Consideration for Civil Trial Lawyers, 50 Trial Talk Issue 6, 2001 Ski law for beginners, intermediates and experts, Trial, August, 2001 The Nine Commandments of Malpractice Prevention (Co-Author), 22 Trial Lawyer 183-189, 1999 Classes/Seminars Faculty Member, Ethics Hot Topics: Internet Marketing, Attorney's Fees and Attorney Fee Agreements, Colorado Bar Association CLE Program, 2009 Faculty Member, The Business of Practicing Law, Colorado Bar Association CLE Program, 2007 Faculty Member, Trial Advocacy Program - Ethics Section, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association Annual Conference, 2003 Faculty member, Ethics 2001, Continuing Legal Education Conference, 2001 Faculty, Preventing Legal Malpractice 2001, Colorado Bar Association/CLE Seminar, 2001 Professional Associations and Memberships The Injury Board, Colorado Member Colorado Bar Association, Member Denver Bar Association, Member American Association for Justice, Member Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Member American Bar Association, Member National Association of Women, 2011 Professional Woman of the Year Pro Bono Activities Pro Bono Program, Denver Bar Association