Patricia F. Ammari

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Elder Law Attorney in Marietta, GA

The Ammari Firm LLC
 | 3535 Roswell Road, Suite 23
Marietta, GA 30062
Phone: 678-609-3230
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas:
  • Elder Law (50%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (40%),
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Patricia F. Ammari is the founder of The Ammari Firm, LLC, in Marietta, Georgia. Ms. Ammari focuses her practice on elder law, estate planning, probate, guardianship and conservatorship, trusts and wills. She serves clients in Marietta and the Atlanta metropolitan region, including but not limited to, Cobb, Fulton, DeKalb, Cherokee, Forsyth, Paulding, and Douglas counties.

Ms. Ammari has more than 15 years of experience. Before founding her firm, she practiced commercial litigation at an international law firm. She uses her experience to provide committed and dedicated representation to Georgia’s elderly population and their families. She understands the aging process is often challenging and treats each client with respect and compassion, providing clear guidance through the legal process.

Active in her legal community, Ms. Ammari is a member of the Cobb County Bar Association, the Atlanta Bar Association, the State Bar of Georgia, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the Academy of Special Needs Planners and ElderCounsel. She is a former president of the Georgia Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (GANAELA) and the Elder Law Section of the Cobb County Bar Association, Ms. Ammari currently serves on the Board of Directors for GANAELA and for the Elder Law Section of the Atlanta Bar Association.  

In addition, Ms. Ammari enjoys giving back to her community through pro bono activity. She regularly volunteers with the Georgia senior legal hotline through Legal Aid Atlanta, assisting clients with receiving available benefits.

Ms. Ammari earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Alabama. She received her law degree from Georgia State University College of Law, graduating cum laude. She is qualified to appear before all Georgia state courts, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, the Court of Appeals of Georgia, the Supreme Court of Georgia and the Georgia Department of Veterans Service.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Elder Law (50%)

Estate Planning & Probate (40%): Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Estate & Trust Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020

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About Patricia Ammari

Admitted: 2001, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://elderlawatlanta.com/about/patricia-f-ammari/

Honors/Awards:

  • I have been rated AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019., AV Preeminent, Martindale Hubbell, 2016
  • Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, Georgia State University College of Law
  • I received the SuperLawyer designation from Thomson Reuters., SuperLawyer, Thomson Reuters, 2019
  • Outstanding Chapter Member, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys in 2014 and again in 2016., Outstanding Chapter Member, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, 2014
  • I have been rated 10.0 by AVVO since 2015., 10.0 Superb, AVVO, 2015
  • I received a bar star from the Cobb County Bar Association for my service on the Board of Trustees from 2017-2018., Bar Star, Cobb County Bar Association, 2018

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Court of Appeals of Georgia
  • Georgia
  • Cobb County Bar Association, Member
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Member
  • Patricia was appointed by the Supreme Court of Georgia to serve on the State Disciplinary Board for the State Bar of Georgia., 2018
  • Georgia Bar, Member
  • I served as Secretary of the Elder Law Section of the Cobb County Bar Association., 2015
  • I served as the President of the Elder and Disability Section of the Cobb County Bar Association from April 2016 to March 2018., 2016
  • I have served on the Board for the Georgia Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys in 2017 and 2018., 2017
  • I served as Secretary of the Elder Law Section of the Cobb Bar Association., 2014
  • I served as Secretary of the Georgia Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys., 2013
  • I was just appointed by the Georgia Supreme Court to serve on the State Bar of Georgia's State Disciplinary Board., 2018
  • I served as President of the Georgia Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys., 2015
  • I served as the President-Elect of the Georgia Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys., 2014
  • I served as the Immediate Past President of the Georgia Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys in 2016., 2016
  • I am a member of the Academy of Special Needs Planners., 2017

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • I have been a permanent volunteer at Atlanta Legal Aid's Georgia Senior Legal Hotline for the years 2013 through 2018. I assist the elderly to obtain Nursing Home Medicaid benefits at the hotline., 2018

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • I spoke to a group of Special Needs Attorneys from the Academy of Special Needs Planners regarding ethical issues that arise in Special Needs Planning and facilitated a discussion of common issues., Lecturer/Facilitator, Special Needs Planning Attorneys, 2019
  • Official Cobb Bar Magazine, Assistant Editor of Justicia
  • I served as a panelist in a cross-disciplinary panel to discuss elder law issues related to aging legal documents., Panelist, Atlanta Bar Association, Elder Law And Estate Planning Attorneys And Financial Advisors, 2019
  • I served as a presenter at NBI's CLE seminar Medicaid Planning and Recovery Under the ACA. I spoke on Legal Ethics in Medicaid Planning., Speaker, National Business Institute, 2015
  • I served as a presenter at the Cobb County Bar Association Elder and Disability Law Section CLE. I spoke about Medicaid Planning., Presenter, Cobb County Bar Association Elder And Disability Law Section, 2015
  • I have presented on Georgia's new power of attorney law to the Atlanta Bar Association's Elder Law Section, the Cobb County Bar Association's Elder Law Section, and to attorneys at Atlanta Legal Aid., Lecturer, Atlanta Bar Association, Cobb County Bar Association, 2017
  • I have spoken to the Cobb County Bar Association's Estate Planning, Probate and Elder Law Section about Medicaid planning for estate planning and probate attorneys., Lecturer, 2018

Educational Background:

  • University of Alabama, 1997
  • Georgia State University College of Law, Cum Laude, 2001

Industry Groups

  • Academy Of Special Needs Planners
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Cobb County Bar Association
  • ElderCounsel
  • National Academy Of Elder Law Attorneys
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Office Location for Patricia F. Ammari

3535 Roswell Road
Suite 23
Marietta, GA 30062

Phone: 678-609-3230

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Last Updated: 11/11/2019

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