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Professional Experience

Patricia A. George, Esq. attended Central City Business Institute in Syracuse and began working for Chester S. Grove as a legal secretary while raising her family.  At Mr. Grove’s urging, Patricia returned to school to receive her undergraduate degree in Gerontology from the University of Buffalo, graduating cum laude.

In 1991 Patricia completed her Juris Doctor at the University of Buffalo Law School and was sworn in by the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York in and for the Fourth Judicial Department.  Chester S. Grove, Esq. then entrusted Patricia with his clients by turning his practice over to her to continue his life’s work in helping thousands of clients with their elder law concerns, nursing home placement, estates and estate planning and real estate.  Patricia’s mission is to help clients communicate their needs and to protect their interests.

Patricia is currently President of the Board of Commissioners of the Lockport Cable Commission, and sits on the Board of the YWCA and the United Way of Greater Niagara.  She is a member of the Niagara County Historical Society, New York State Bar Association, Niagara County Bar Association and the Erie County Bar Association.

Patricia has interests in Historic Preservation and has preserved the Historic Post Office in the City of Lockport. Her primary interests include her family, her community and improving the lives of others. Her goal is to mentor and encourage others to live lives of significance.

Awards/ Honors

  • Duncan Nixon Volunteer Award from the Dale Association
  • Recipient of a written commendation from President Bill Clinton
  • Volunteer Leadership Award
  • Professional Division Champion of the Eastern Niagara United Way
  • YWCA of Niagara Professional Award
  • Former board member, Kenan Center, Niagara Area Foundation, and the Dale Association

Patricia A. George
Attorney at Law
37 East Ave., PO Box 456
Lockport, New York 14095
P (716) 434-6641 ext. 222
F (716) 434-1443
pat@lockportelderlaw.com