Patricia J. Arthur

Patti is Of Counsel with Anderson & Hughes, P.C.. Her practice will continue to emphasize Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (Drone) Law, Nonprofit and Tax-Exempt Organizations and Aviation matters. Patti can be reached at 719-539-7003 Ext. 26. You may also email her directly at

Patti been selected to be included in “Colorado Sky Stars: Trailblazing Women in Aviation & Aerospace” by Dr. Penny Hamilton.¬†

Patti is writing the EAA Guidebook to establishing an aviation-related public charity (a 501(c)(3) organization). 

”Native American Research and Preservation, Inc. has the privilege of being a client of Patricia J. Arthur's law office. Patti has extensive, thorough knowledge of non-profit organizations, and was able to get our 501(c)(3) status approved quickly and efficiently. She stays on top of all the many requirements and forms which have to be filed - and does it all with such good humor. We feel very fortunate to have her as our corporation's attorney and would highly recommend her services.”
Becky Donlan, President
Native American Research and Preservation, Inc.


  • All legal matters related to Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (Drones)
  • Special emphasis on Non-Profit and Tax-Exempt Entities–Establishment, IRS and State Tax¬†Controversies, Ongoing Regulatory Compliance.
  • Individual Tax Controversy Resolution. Audit representation.
  • State Sales and Use Tax Matters and Controversies.
  • Transactional aviation matters, large and turbo-jet aircraft financing, aviation excise tax matters, regulatory compliance in aviation.

Federal Tax-Exempt Organizations Served:

  • 501(c)(3)-Public Charities and Private Foundations
  • 501(c)(4)-Social Welfare Organizations and Civic Leagues; HOA tax matters
  • 501(c)(5)-Labor, Agricultural and Horticultural Organizations
  • 501(c)(6)-Business Leagues and Chambers of Commerce
  • 501(c)(7)-Social and Recreational Clubs
  • 501(c)(8)-Fraternal Organizations and Lodges.

Specialized Practice Areas: