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Unthinkable situations call for experience, insight and compassion.

That's what we offer our clients every time.

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Your family’s financial future could depend on a legal outcome.

Gain control now. Our attorneys know what to do, and we do it very well.

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Million dollar results, priceless closure.

We have more than thirty years of experience making these happen.

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Straight Answers from Recognized Top Accident Lawyers.

Let our experience work for you.  For over 30 years, the attorneys at Chalat Hatten Koupal and Banker have worked for clients like you who have suffered a catastrophic injury from Ski AccidentsCatastrophic AccidentsMotor Vehicle AccidentsTrips and FallsMedical MalpracticeLegal Malpractice, and Defective Products.  We have extensive experience to put to work for you.  Our Colorado accident lawyers have been recognized by the legal community, including the American Board of Trial Advocates, Best Lawyers and Colorado Super Lawyers. We will work with you in a personal and collaborative approach to achieve your specific goals. Call and speak directly with a lawyer – 303.861.1042 or 800.221.5526 toll free.

Personal injury claims are complex.  We understand that you may feel overwhelmed by the process of pursuing a personal injury claim. Our attorneys will give you straight answers for your personal injury questions.  From your first contact, a Colorado attorney in our office, not a paralegal, will speak with you, helping you make informed decisions during your personal injury lawsuit.  Contact Chalat Hatten Koupal & Banker today to speak with a recognized Colorado Super Lawyer©.

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Testimonials

Jim Chalat (and Firm) — Outstanding In Every Way!

I was a Broadway performer, injured on the ski slopes of Aspen while on vacation -- one day seemingly on top of the world, the next day without a leg to stand on. With a limb and career in tatters, Jim Chalat (and his wife Linda and their firm) gave me a powerful legal leg to stand on and so very much more. From the first moment we connected, they handled my long-distance case with skill, passion, compassion, acute understanding of the law, flawless attention to detail, and a manner that was both personal yet impeccably professional. The positive outcome my case (which went to trial) received can be directly attributed to their hard work, foresight, perseverance, and great skill. Jim is a leader, a talented one, not just of an excellent law firm, or in a courtroom handling a case, but he is a leader in his field. Tested through time, Jim Chalat is outstanding in every way and I recommend him without reservation.Katie, a Personal Injury client

News

City of Steamboat Springs Settles Wrongful Death Case

Jul 2014

The City of Steamboat Springs, owner of Howelsen Hill ski area, has settled the wrongful death case brought by Maureen Ryan, the mother of Cooper Larsh. Larsh died on...

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Chris Koupal Recieves AV-Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubble

Dec 2013

Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review RatingsTM Methodology Peer Review Ratings attest to a lawyer's legal ability and professional ethics in specific Areas of Practice, and reflects the confidential opinions of members...

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Jim Chalat Admitted to American Board of Trial Advocates, Colorado Chapter

Nov 2013

Jim Chalat was admitted to the American Board of Trial Advocates. The American Board of Trial Advocates is a national association of experienced trial lawyers and judges dedicated to...

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Blog

Avalanche Danger Arrives Early

Nov 2014
For many regions in the U.S., winter has hit full-force. The early heavy snow has hit Colorado with many ski resorts reporting 30 to 40 inches of fresh snow. But, with the October snow fall weakened by subsequent high temperatures, the Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC) has formally issued warnings urging backcountry athletes to decrease […] ...

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Tis the Season to Avoid Potholes

Nov 2014
Officials have closed the center and right lanes of Interstate 70 eastbound in Wheat Ridge after a pothole developed on Wednesday morning that has flattened many motorists’ tires. The closure happened about 6:30 a.m. near 32nd Avenue, according to police. Television news helicopter filmed drivers stopped just past the pothole, fixing their flats on the […] ...

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