Patricia A. Bave, Esq.

Patricia A. Bave f/k/a Patricia Bave-Planell is a partner at Kommer, Bave & Ollman LLP specializing in elder law, estate planning, including will and trust drafting, estate and trust administration, guardianship proceedings under Article 81 of the Mental Hygiene Law and Article 17A of the Surrogate’s Court Procedure Act, drafting supplemental needs trusts and residential real estate.


Ms. Bave is admitted to practice in New York, Connecticut, and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.


Ms. Bave is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and has served as past-chair of the Elder Law Committee and the Adult Guardianship Committee of the Westchester County Bar Association. She is currently a member of the Estate Planning Council of Westchester, the Estate Planning and Taxation Committee of the Trusts and Estates Section of the New York State Bar Association and the Guardianship Committee of the Elder Law Section of the New York State Bar Association. She is also a member of the Westchester County Bar Association, the Westchester Women’s Bar Association and the New Rochelle Bar Association.


Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Bave was a partner with the law firm of Wilson, Bave, Conboy, Cozza & Couzens, P.C. in White Plains, NY. Ms. Bave graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree, Phi Beta Kappa from Trinity College, Hartford, CT in 1982 and received her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in 1985. Ms. Bave has lectured for Continuing Legal Education programs offered by the New York State Bar Association, Westchester County Bar Association, Pace Law School and the Practicing Law Institute. She also has lectured on elder law and guardianship for organizations such as the NYSARC, The Pace Women’s Justice Center, the Pelham Civics Association, The Judicial Title Company and the Senior Law Day program offered by the Westchester County Department of Senior Programs and Services.