Meet Our Attorneys

Sara J.L. Irby


Ms. Irby began practicing law at Fischer, Brown, Bartlett, Larsen & Irby, P.C. in 2005. She focuses her law practice on real estate and water law matters.

Ms. Irby has vast experience in advising her clients in multifaceted real estate transactions, including the purchase, sale and transfer of water rights, land, and commercial properties; preparing and negotiating purchase and sale agreements, complex easements, and leases; addressing ownership and title issues; and counseling her clients on land use matters, including land planning and development. She also assists her clients in all aspects of water law from simple well and water rights ownership to representing her clients in Division No. 1 Water Court cases. Ms. Irby also enjoys assisting clients with forming limited liability companies, partnerships, and S-corporations, and preparing the necessary ancillary documents. In all her practice areas, Ms. Irby takes a practical approach to reach solutions for her clients in these ever-changing areas of law.

Ms. Irby earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, where she served as the Comments Editor for the Denver University Law Review and graduated Order of St. Ives. She received her undergraduate degree in journalism at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

For more information, call us at (970) 407-9000, or send Ms. Irby an email at

Professional Affiliations

  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Larimer County Bar Association


  • J.D., University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Order of St. Ives, 2005
  • B.S., University of Colorado at Boulder, Journalism, with Honors Distinction, 1996

Bar Admissions

  • State of Colorado, 2005

Practice Areas

  • Water Law
  • Real Estate
  • Business Law

Published Works

  • The Cruel and Unusual Reality of California’s Three Strikes Law:Ewing v. California the Narrowing of the Eighth Amendment’s Proportionality Principle, 81 DENVER U.L. REV. 519 (2003).