Patricia Lebow

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Comiter Singer Baseman & Braun LLP
 | 3825 PGA Boulevard, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
Phone: 561-626-2101
Fax: 561-626-4742
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1974
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate (90%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Patricia Lebow serves of counsel to Comiter Singer Baseman & Braun law firm and manages the firm's law office in Palm Beach, Florida. A nationally ranked, award-winning attorney, Ms. Lebow has more than 45 years of legal experience, and she provides unmatched representation and support to clients throughout Palm Beach County and the surrounding areas who have legal needs involving estate planning.

    Among her list of impressive legal credentials, Ms. Lebow holds her certification from The Florida Bar as a civil trial lawyer as well as a family, circuit and county court mediator. Before joining Comiter Singer Baseman & Braun, she led a highly successful career as managing and founding partner of another prominent area law firm, where she gained invaluable experience not only estate planning but complex commercial litigation, real estate litigation, trust administration and litigation, and tort law as well.

    Drawing upon her extensive experience and varied background, Ms. Lebow is able to provide the highest level of counsel possible to those she serves, assisting them in making decisions that will affect them and their families for years to come while helping them to create lasting legacies for their heirs and loved ones efficiently and cost-effectively.

    In recognition for her outstanding professionalism and service, she has earned an AV-Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell as well as consistent designation as among the top attorneys in Florida. She has also received designation from Chambers USA as a leading business lawyer and a Legal Elite designation from Florida Trend Magazine. Moreover, she has won numerous awards, including the Jurisprudence Award from Anti-Defamation League, the Peter Perlman Service Award from the Litigation Counsel of America and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Daily Business Review.

    A 1969 cum laude graduate of Boston University School of Public Communication with a degree in journalism, Ms. Lebow obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law in 1973. She is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

    A leader in her legal community, Ms. Lebow is a fellow with the American Bar Foundation and the Litigation Counsel of America, and she is an active member of several local, state and national professional legal organizations. Outside her legal practice, she supports her local community through her involvement with various charitable and civic organizations, and she is the co-founder and president of Kids' Dreams, Inc., as well as founding board member of the International Women's Forum's Palm Beach Chapter.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 90%Estate Planning & Probate
    • 10%Civil Litigation

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    Selected to Super Lawyers for 15 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2020

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    About Patricia Lebow

    Admitted: 1974, Florida

    Professional Webpage: https://www.comitersinger.com/Lawyers/patricia_lebow/

    Honors/Awards:

    • AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell
    • Roger Sorino Award, University of Miami (Outstanding Graduate 1973)
    • Epilepsy Association, President’s Award for Commitment
    • Named one of South Florida’s Most Successful Businesswomen (Fastrack Magazine)
    • Honorary Chair, Women in Leadership Awards, Executive Women of the Palm Beaches (2012 and 2013)
    • Amity Regional High School Hall of Honor – Woodbridge, CT (2007)
    • Top 100 Florida Super Lawyers (Super Lawyers Magazine)
    • Florida’s Super Lawyers (Super Lawyers Magazine 2006 – 2019)
    • Top 50 Women Florida Super Lawyers (Super Lawyers Magazine)
    • South Florida’s Legal Elite – Hall of Fame Inductee, 2016 (Legal Elite 2004 – 2016)
    • South Florida’s Top Lawyers (South Florida Legal Guide 2005 – 2018)
    • March of Dimes’ Women of Distinction Award (2001)
    • Executive Women of Palm Beach County Leadership Award (2000)
    • South Florida CEO Power Player (2008)
    • Sun Sentinel, Excalibur Award – Outstanding Business Leader for Palm Beach County (2005)
    • Power Leaders in Law (South Florida Business Journal 2014 – 2017)
    • Named by Chambers USA: A Guide to America’s Leading Business Lawyers (2007 – 2017)
    • Named Top 20 South Florida Women Lawyers (Daily Business Review 2015)
    • Jurisprudence Award from Anti-Defamation League, 2019
    • Named by Woodward and White, The Best Lawyers in America as a “Bet the Company” Litigator (2008 – 2017)
    • Lifetime Achievement Award (Daily Business Review 2017)
    • Litigation Counsel of America, Peter Perlman Service Award 2019

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Florida Bar Board Certification as Civil Trial Lawyer (1983 – 1988)
    • Florida Bar Board Certification as Family, Circuit and County Court Mediator (1998)

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Founding/Board Member, International Women’s Forum, Palm Beach Chapter
    • Litigation Counsel of America (Elected Fellow)
    • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 1990 
    • U.S. District Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit, 1981
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 1974
    • U.S. District Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit, 1974
    • U.S. Supreme Court, 1977
    • New York, 1984 
    • District of Columbia,1975
    • Florida, 1974

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Mount Sinai Medical Center Foundation (Founder)
    • Miami Douglas Gardens Home for Aged (Next Generation) 
    • Israel Tennis Centers (Re-Founder)
    • University of Richmond (Lebow Family Scholarship)
    • Kravis Center for the Performing Arts (Founder)
    • Member, Junior League of the Palm Beaches (sustaining)
    • KIDS’ DREAMS, Inc. (Co-Founder and President – www.kidsdreams.org)
    • Trustee, Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce
    • Member, Forum Club of The Palm Beaches
    • Member, Executive Women of Palm Beach
    • Member, The Society of the Four Arts of Palm Beach
    • Board of Advisors, Economic Council of Palm Beach County
    • American Bar Foundation (Elected Fellow)
    • Co-Founder and President, Kids’ Dreams, Inc.

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Estate of Cochran v. Marshall, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 196537 (S.D. Fla. 2017).

    Educational Background:

    • Boston University School of Public Communication, B.S., Cum Laude, Journalism, 1969
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    Office Location for Patricia Lebow

    3825 PGA Boulevard
    Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

    Phone: 561-626-2101

    Fax: 561-626-4742

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