Linda J. Chalat

Linda J. Chalat: Attorney with Chalat Hatten & Banker PC
  • Partner at Chalat Hatten & Banker PC
  • 1600 Broadway, #1920, Denver, CO 80202
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  • Since 1991, Linda Chalat has successfully applied her engineering knowledge, gained from from her work as a chemical engineer, to matters where an understanding of the technical aspects of the accident are crucial to the adequate representation of the client.
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Linda Chalat, a partner of Chalat Hatten & Banker PC, has almost twenty years of experience as a Colorado personal injury lawyer.

As a partner with Chalat Hatten & 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 2011-2016 Colorado SuperLawyers list. She was also named to the TOP 50 WOMEN COLORADO SUPER LAWYERS in 2012 and 2013. She has been named to the Best Lawyers of America list in 2015, 2016 and 2017.

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 "10" as shown on her Avvo profile.

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


Faculty Member, Avoid Extinction Due to Climate Change, Colorado Trail Lawyers Annual Convention, Snowmass, 2014

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

Areas of Practice (57)

  • Consumer Law
  • Health Care
  • Hospital Law
  • Nursing Home Negligence
  • Hospital Liability
  • Nursing Home Liability
  • Hospital Negligence
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Birth Trauma
  • Failure to Diagnose
  • Hospital Premises Liability
  • Medical Liability
  • Medical Negligence
  • Nursing Liability
  • Nursing Malpractice
  • Gynecology Malpractice
  • Nursing Negligence
  • Obstetric Malpractice
  • Optometric Malpractice
  • Orthopedic Malpractice
  • Pediatric Malpractice
  • Pharmacists Liability
  • Negligence
  • Personal Injury
  • Accidents
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Podiatric Malpractice
  • Boating Accidents
  • Bodily Injury
  • Brain Injury
  • Bus Accidents
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Commercial Vehicle Liability
  • Electrical Injury
  • Head Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Injuries
  • Personal Injury Mediation
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • School Bus Accidents
  • Rental Vehicle Litigation
  • Slip and Fall
  • Spinal Injury
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Resorts and Leisure
  • Amusement Park Liability
  • Hotel Liability
  • Recreational Law
  • Ski Area Liability
  • Transportation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
303.861.1042  Phone
University Attended:
Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, B.S., Chemical Engineering, 1983
Law School Attended:
University of Denver College of Law, Denver, Colorado, Doctor of Jurisprudence
Year of First Admission:
1991, U.S. District Court District of Colorado; 1991, Colorado
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates

Peer Reviews

  • 4.4/5.0
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  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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Denver, Colorado

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