About

Satie

Satie is a proud Tarheel and Demon Deacon alumna who can’t sit still! When she’s not practicing law and advocating for her clients, she can be found exploring Charlotte with her Beagle-Bluetick Coonhound, Judge, or planning an upcoming event for the Young Affiliates of the Mint.

Satie Munn

Education

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Law School
  • Wake Forest University(B.A. in Political Science and a minor in Mass Communication)

Honors & Awards

  • “Rising Star” in Estate and Trust Litigation, Super Lawyer’s Magazine, 2019
  • Graduated Cum Laude from Wake Forest University
  • University of North Carolina First Amendment Law Review, Board Member
  • Handled the first guardianship transfer case in Mecklenburg County after North Carolina adopted the Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act (“UAGAPPJA”).

Presentations

  • Speaker: "How to Apply the Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Act in North Carolina: Guardianship Transfer and Initial Jurisdiction.", 2018 Advanced Issues in Estate Planning, Mecklenburg County Bar, January 26, 2018
  • Speaker: “Guardianship 101: What Estate Planners Need to Know About Guardianship and Incompetency proceedings,” CLE Presentation, December 4, 2017

Community Involvement

  • Young Affiliates of the Mint, Board Member, Fall Ball fundraising gala chair (2016-2018), Derby Days fundraising chair (2018-2019)
  • Junior League of Charlotte, Member
  • Mecklenburg County Bar, Law Day Committee Member
  • Mecklenburg County Bar, Linking Lawyers Program
  • Annual Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's, Fundraiser and Participant

Biography



Since joining Lindley Law in 2015, Satie regularly represents various commercial business clients in the construction, employment, and creditor rights industries, and routinely handles cases involving fiduciary litigation. She also possesses first hand appellate and trial experience. In 2017, Satie tackled the first out-of-state guardianship transfer in Mecklenburg County after North Carolina adopted the Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act (“UAGAPPJA”). Satie instructed fellow attorneys regarding the intricacies of UAGAPPJA as a speaker at the 2018 Advanced Issues in Estate Planning, Administration, and Litigation CLE course presented by the Mecklenburg County Bar. With a variety of experience in the legal field, Satie adds a wealth of unique knowledge to Lindley Law.

Prior to Lindley Law, Satie received a J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law. During her time in Chapel Hill, she served as a board member for the First Amendment Law Review, Women in Law, and Student Bar Association, and completed over 100 hours of pro bono work. Satie also interned for Judge William A. Webb, federal magistrate judge for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, and held several internship and externship positions throughout North Carolina and Washington, D.C. During her third year, Satie was accepted into the Juvenile Justice Clinic where she counseled, advised, and advocated for juveniles in court proceedings.

Satie is also a proud alumna of Wake Forest University. During college she joined several student organizations, spent a semester studying in Venice, Italy, and participated in a service trip to Vietnam, after which she was granted membership in the Pro Humanitate community service honor society. She was also a member of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honors society, and Lambda Pi Eta, the national communications honors society. Satie graduated cum laude from Wake Forest University, with a bachelor of arts in Political Science and a minor in Mass Communication.

In her free time, Satie serves on the board for the Young Affiliates of the Mint, and is an active member of the Junior League of Charlotte, the Mecklenburg County Bar, and United Way of the Central Carolinas LINC. She also enjoys traveling, shooting clay, playing tennis, and spending time with her Beagle-Bluetick Coonhound rescue, Judge, who can often be found sleeping under her desk at Lindley Law.