Patricia A. Bave, Esq.
Patricia A. Bave is a partner at Kommer Bave & Ollman LLP. She handles a broad range of matters, specializing in elder law, including Medicaid planning and applications, 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 and special needs planning.
Ms. Bave is the immediate past co-chair of the Guardianship Committee of the Elder Law and Special Needs Section of the New York State Bar Association and a member of the Trusts and Estates Section. She is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the Estate Planning Council of Westchester and is a member and has served as past-chair of the Elder Law Committee and the Adult Guardianship Committee of the Westchester Women’s Bar Association and the Westchester County Bar Association.
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, including Office of Court Administration Certified training programs for Court Evaluators and Guardians in Westchester County. 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 Public/Private Partnership for Aging Services and for the Westchester County Department of Senior Programs and Services.
Ms. Bave serves on the Board of At Home on the Sound, an organization dedicated to supporting elders to “age in place” in the Larchmont/Mamaroneck area. Ms. Bave also serves on the Board of the National Post-Acute Care Continuum, Greater New York/Fairfield County (GNYFC) Chapter.
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 is admitted to practice in New York, Connecticut, and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.