Chalat HattenEvan joined Chalat Hatten & Banker as an associate after his admission to the Colorado Bar, and as a partner in 2012. Since joining the firm, Mr. Banker has secured numerous successful settlements for his clients, and where settlement was not possible, verdicts in his clients' favor. He was second chair in one of the largest auto/pedestrian verdicts in Colorado history.

As a young lawyer with Chalat Hatten & Banker, Denver, Colorado, Evan Banker has gained extensive courtroom experience. His practice with the firm emphasizes medical malpractice claims and ski accidents. Mr. Banker earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, where he represented low-income plaintiffs in the school's legal clinic and competed in ABA sponsored national appellate advocacy competitions, receiving special recognition for his writing. Before graduating, he gained experience working with the Hon. Robert S. Hyatt and with a major Denver civil defense firm.

Born and raised in New Jersey, Mr. Banker is an avid skier and is grateful to be able to incorporate his love of Colorado's mountain sports with his passion for representing his clients. His excellence as an advocate has been recognized by Colorado Super Lawyers, being placed on the 2009 through 2014 list of Rising Stars, and the Colorado Super Lawyers list for 2015 and 2016.

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2014
  • Colorado, 2007
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 2007


  • University of Denver College of Law, Denver, Colorado
    Doctor of Jurisprudence - 2007
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    B.A. - 2003

Profession Associations and Memberships

  • Colorado Bar Association, Member
  • Denver Bar Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member

Published Works


  • Recreational Liability/Waivers. Colorado Bar Association Annual Tort Law Update for 2016, October 21, 2016
  • Recreational Waivers in Colorado: It's all fun and games 'til someone loses an eye, then it's a dispositive motion. Colorado Bar Association, May 8, 2012
  • A Panel Discussion on Emerging Legal Issues in Ski, Snowboarding and Resort Law, The Sports Law Institute at Vermont Law School, March 29, 2012

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star, Colorado Super Lawyer, 2014-2015
  • Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2012-2015
Avvo Rating
2015 BLF Silver
Top100 Trial Lower
Super Lawyer

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