Chris Scolari

950 S. Cherry St. Suite 1650
Denver, CO 80246
TEL: (303) 407-1542



AMBLER KEENAN MITCHELL JOHNSON is a firm focusing on estate planning, probate, trust administration and elder law issues. Based in Denver, CO, our mission is to provide residents of Denver and surrounding areas with quality estate planning resources, such as assistance with Living Trusts, Wills (simple & complex), Probate, Trust Administration, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Irrevocable Trusts, Family Limited Partnerships, and Charitable Giving. When you visit or call our office, we want you to feel comfortable discussing such an important issue concerning both you and your family. We want to arm you with the information you need to make an informed decision about your family's future. Visit our online Estate Planning Information Center to obtain timely, quality information on estate planning and related issues, including complimentary issues of our Special Reports and Estate Planning News articles. Residents of Denver and surrounding areas can register to attend our Estate Planning Seminars.

About Chris Scolari

Christopher (Chris) Scolari joined the Ambler Keenan Mitchell Johnson team as an Associate in October 2019. Chris’ work with Ambler Keenan focuses on estate planning and probate matters throughout Colorado. Chris is licensed to practice law by the Colorado Supreme Court and is an active member of the Denver Bar Association and Colorado Bar Association. Prior to joining the Ambler Keenan team Chris worked in a variety of positions focusing on natural resource and environmental law and policy throughout the West, including in private legal practice, the private business sector, and in bipartisan federal policy. Chris has developed significant expertise in property law, including land and mineral ownership matters and related testate and family conveyance issues in Colorado. Chris made the transition from natural resource law to estate planning because he sincerely enjoys working with families and values the peace of mind that a proactive estate plan provides. Chris believes that a smart, comprehensive estate plan is vital to protecting family and property, and central to preventing family strife. As a Colorado native, Chris is proud to serve his fellow Denver Metro area community members.


Chris earned his B.A. from the University of Kansas in Lawrence and is a 2010 graduate of Sturm College of Law at the University of Denver. During his time at Sturm, Chris served as President of the DU Moot Court Board, was a member of the school’s Elder Law Society and Wills Lab, and interned with the Denver Probate Court.

About the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys

The Academy is a national organization dedicated to promoting excellence in estate planning by providing its exclusive membership of attorneys with up-to-date research on estate and tax planning, educational materials, and other important resources to empower them to provide superior estate planning services. The Academy expects members to have at least 36 hours of legal education each year specifically in estate, tax, probate and/or elder law subjects. To ensure this goal is met, the Academy provides over 40 hours of continuing legal education each year. Since 1993, the Academy has also been a highly-regarded and sought-after resource for attorneys and consumers alike, and has been recognized by Consumer Reports, Suze Orman in her book, 9 Steps to Financial Freedom and numerous times by Money Magazine.