Sati C. McLafferty


Sati Carruth McLafferty is an associate in the law firm Ambler Keenan Mitchell Johnson. Sati (like "Patty" with an "S") focuses her practice on estate planning, probate, and trust administration. She enjoys working with everyone from individuals and couples planning for their young children, to the elderly looking to preserve their assets for the benefit of their loved ones. She is a member of the Colorado Bar Association Trust & Estate Section and Elder Law Section, and the Denver Bar Association. She is also a board member on the Women’s Estate Planning Council. She enjoys giving back to the community through pro bono work with the Colorado Lawyers Committee Nonprofit Legal Audit Clinic, Denver Senior Law Day, and Metro Volunteer Lawyers.

Sati received her Juris Doctor from Vermont Law School, her Master’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of California at Irvine, and her B.A. in Environmental Studies from the University of California at Santa Barbara.

Sati grew up in a nature-loving family in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. When she is not helping clients, she is enjoying the great outdoors with her husband, Brian, and their Bernese Mountain Dog, Goji Bear.

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning
    • Wills
    • Trusts, Special Needs Trusts, Marital Trusts
    • Medical Directives & Living Wills
    • Medical Powers of Attorney
    • HIPPA Release
    • Property & Financial Powers of Attorney
    • Disposition of Last Remains
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Trust Administration

Bar Admission

  • Colorado


  • Vermont Law School -- South Royalton, VT
    • J.D. 2012
  • University of California -- Irvine, CA
    • Master of Urban & Regional Planning 2009
  • University of California -- Santa Barbara, CA
    • B.A. Environmental Studies 2007

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Colorado Bar Association
    • Trust & Estate Section
    • Elder Law Section
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Colorado Women Owned Law Firms Group
  • Colorado Women's Estate Planning Council, Board Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Colorado Lawyers Committee Nonprofit Legal Audit Clinic, 2016 - present
  • Denver Senior Law Day, 2017 - present
  • Metro Volunteer Lawyers, 2017 - present