About the Real Property Law Section

Patricia Watkins

Patricia E. Watkins, a partner at Bartlett, Pontiff, Stewart & Rhodes P.C. in Glens Falls, is the new chair of the Real Property Section.

Her practice areas include real property law, estate planning, trusts and estates, elder law, corporate and commercial law, landlord/tenant and not-for-profit law. Prior to joining the firm in 1983, she was an appellate court attorney at the state Supreme Court, Appellate Division from 1982–83. She also served as a law examiner for the NYS Board of Law Examiners from 1987–2009.

Watkins previously served as vice-chair of the Executive Committee of the Real Property Section and currently co-chairs its subcommittee on Professionalism & Unauthorized Practice of Law. She is also a member of the Warren County Bar. 

Watkins is a graduate of Penn State University and Albany Law School. 

The following items will be helpful in navigating the Section and its goals.

Mission Statement

Guidelines for Officers

Section Bylaws

Former Chairs of the Section

Executive Committee (roster)

The next meetings of the Executive Committee will be:

Thursday, July 27, 2017
Friday, October 13, 2017
Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Executive Committee Meeting Minutes
January 29, 2014

April 11, 2014

July 17, 2014

October 17, 2014

January 28, 2015

April 17, 2015

July 16, 2015

October 16, 2015

January 27, 2016

April 15, 2016

July 14, 2016

October 14, 2016

January 25, 2017

April 21, 2017

Committees of the Real Property Law Section