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Patricia is a leading member of the Matrimonial and Family Law practice group and practices in all aspects of the field.  While attending law school Patricia placed first in the Moot Court Competiton and was selected to the National Moot Court Competiton.  Patricia was also chosen to participate in a prestigious litigation program sponsored by the Feredal Court system.

Patricia is a founding member of The Kitson Law Firm, LLP, who has, throughout a 35 year career,  built a reputation as an aggressive advocate and skilled negotiator. She represents clients in complex financial and custodial matters and pays particular attention to her client’s individual needs and unique situations.

Patricia is a member the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals and is certified in Collaborative Law.  She has been invited to lecture on various topics of Family Law, domestic violence and confidentiality issues.  Patricia was recognized as a 2014 Legal Leader in the field of Family Law. Patricia has received Congressional recognition and Proclamations from local communities and the Office of the Westchester County Executive for her committment to public service.  Patricia has also served as an attorney on the Board of Trustees for a not for profit institution.

Patricia understands the emotional strain of her clients and encourages them to remain focused on realistic goals while exploring creative solutions to resolve their issues. Patricia is a skilled negotiator with the personal ability to work successfully with her clients and attorneys in settlement and in the collaborative process.

Patricia is also a member of the Westchester/Rockland Collaborative Law Group, the Westchester Bar Association, Westchester Womens Bar Association and is a sustainign member of the New York State Bar Association. 

The matters handled by Mrs. Kitson include, legal separation and divorce, custody and access disputes, complex financial matters, pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements.



Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 80%
    6 years
  2. Family: 20%
    6 years


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Contact info

The Kitson Law Firm, LLP

50 Main Street
White Plains, NY, 10606


NYCurrently registered 198007/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2015
NY Top Metro AttorneyNY Top Metro Attorney2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Legal LeaderNY Law Journal/NY magazine2014
2013 New York Excellence In Law AwardUS Trade & Commerce Institute2014
Miguel MedalSan Miguel Academy2012
Mother Mary Walsh Community Service AwardDominican Sisters of Health2007
Woman of The YearDr I Medical Foundation1995
Outstanding Achievement In The Art Of AdvocacyPACE University School of Law1978
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerThe Kitson Law Firm LLP1988 - Present
AssociateDempsey & Spring1979 - 1986
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Women JudgesN/A2009 - Present
Association of Collaborative Lawyers of Westchester / RocklandN/A2004 - Present
Westchester County Bar Association Family Law SectionN/A1990 - Present
Westchester County Womens Bar AssociationN/A1990 - Present
New York State Bar Association, Family Law SectionN/A1985 - Present
National Association of Professional WomenN/AN/A
International Academy of Collaborative ProfessionalsN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Manolatos v ManolatosWife prevailed on both issues after trial and appeal
Mc v McWife prevailed after trial, court awarded permanent order of proection and supervised visistation on behalf of the minor child.
Tyras v TyrasPrevailed on behalf of Husband
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pace University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
St John's UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1976
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Mannhattan College Graduate Program PresentaionLegal issues of Confidentiality between Patient and Therapist2010