Four Chalat Hatten & Banker Lawyers Selected to The Best Lawyers in America 2022

Chalat Law Best Lawyers 2022
Best Lawyers logo. The attorneys of Chalat Hatten & Banker in Denver, CO were selected to the Best Lawyers in America 2022

Chalat Hatten & Banker is proud to announce all four of its personal injury attorneys have been recognized by Best Lawyers in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. It is considered to be the most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor.

In addition, senior trial attorney, Jim Chalat, was named the 2022 Lawyer of the Year in Legal Malpractice Law by the same prestigious publication, Best Lawyers. Only one lawyer is recognized as the “Lawyer of the Year” for each practice area and location, making this accolade particularly significant. This year’s recognition marks Jim Chalat’s 9th consecutive selection in The Best Lawyers in America. It is also his second Lawyer of the Year award. Jim was awarded Denver’s Lawyer of the Year award in 2017 in the field of Professional Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs.

All four of the firm’s Denver, CO personal injury lawyers have been named to this distinguished list for the second year in a row. Recognition in this highly competitive process demonstrates Chalat Hatten & Banker’s superior client service and legal talent in personal injury law.

Congratulations to our esteemed colleagues for their recognition in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America

  • Evan P. Banker
    • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
    • Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • James H. Chalat – Voted the 2022 “Lawyer of the Year” for Legal Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs in Denver
    • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
    • Legal Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs
    • Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs
    • Professional Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs
  • Linda J. Chalat
    • Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Russell Hatten
    • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

Selection to the Best Lawyers lists is based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. All included lawyers must first be nominated by their peers, and then voted for by a certain number of listed lawyers who take part in the survey. Because lawyers are not allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in this list is considered a singular honor.


Chalat Hatten & Banker is consistently recognized as a premier personal injury law firm in Colorado and the United States. The firm has earned a ranking with U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers as a “Tier 1” ranked law firm in Plaintiffs’ Personal Injury Litigation since 2017. The firm has also been named by the Legal Aid Foundation of Colorado as a “Leadership Law Firm.” In addition, each lawyer has been named a top personal injury lawyer in Denver, CO by 5280 Magazine and Super Lawyers for several years in a row.

Chalat Hatten & Banker is proud to serve clients across Colorado, including Denver, Aurora, Pueblo, Fort Collins, Boulder, and Colorado Springs. Our award-winning team of skilled litigators has the scope of experience in all areas of personal injury law, including motor vehicle accidents, ski accidents, other recreational injuries, professional malpractice, premises liability, defective products, and more. At Chalat Hatten & Banker PC, our personal injury attorneys provide responsive and client-focused legal counsel. Regardless of the personal injury matter, our dedicated lawyers are here to help.