Patricia J. Arthur Professional Accomplishments


University of Denver, Denver, Colorado.
Master of Laws, Taxation (LL.M.) – 1991.
Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan.
Juris Doctor – 1990.
Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.
Bachelor of Science, (B.S.) Biology – 1986.
Expert witness in the first civil court case interpreting the federal Pilot Records Improvement Act of 1996 (PRIA).


Distinguished Young Alumna Award
Wilkes University–1996. 15 year award for most distinguished alumna.
American Jurisprudence Prize Award in Advocacy
Thomas M. Cooley Law School–1990.



2015 Bio selected for “Colorado Sky Stars: Trailblazing Women in Aviation & Aerospace”.
2012 Woman of the Year – Heart of the Rockies Chamber of Commerce.
2011 Experimental Aircraft Association Outstanding Volunteer Award-Chapters
Member – Heart of the Rockies Chamber of Commerce, 2013-Present.
Member – Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Legal Advisory Council, 1994-2012.
Member – Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) Legal Services Panel, 1994-1999 and 2008-Present.
Chair – Chaffee County Colorado Airport Board, 2007-2009
Chair, Budget Committee, and Member – Chaffee County Visitors Bureau, 2008.
Trustee – Colorado Flight Safety Foundation, 1996-2001.
President – Colorado Pilots Association, 1995-1996.
Regional Vice President – NTSB Bar Association, 1996-1998.
Chair-Safety Committee – Colorado Pilots Association, 1994-1995 .
Board of Directors – Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, 1998-1999.
Board of Directors – Colorado Aviation Historical Society, 1998.
Hearing Officer – Colorado Bar Legal Fee Arbitration Committee, 1997-1998.



Colorado, Pennsylvania (Ret.) and The District of Columbia (Inactive). The United States Tax Court and the United States District Court District of Colorado.

Quoted by Federal Administrative Judge John Faulk (Ret.) in an article he wrote regarding FAA enforcement actions against Scenic Flight Providers.