Ruth P. George

Ruth is admitted to practice law in New York after receiving her Juris Doctor professional doctorate from SUNY at Buffalo Law School.

She has primarily practiced law in Erie County Surrogate’s Court before former Surrogate Judges, Hon. Joseph S. Mattina and Hon. Barbara Howe and current Surrogate’s Court Judge, Hon. Acea M. Mosey.

Work Experience

  • Fiorella & Schwind, LLP, Associate Attorney, 2018 – Present
  • Law Office of Ruth P. George, 2005 – 2018
  • Law Offices of Victoria L. D’Angelo, 2000 – 2005
  • Law Clerk, Brown & Kelly, LLP, 1999 – 2000
  • Summer Fellow, U.S. Department of Treasury, 1999

Professional Memberships

  • Bar Association of Erie County Member
  • New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) Member
  • National Association of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Surrogate’s Court Committee of Bar Association of Erie County Member
  • Elder Law Committee of Bar Association of Erie County Member
  • NYSBA | Elder Law and Special Needs Section Member
  • NYSBA | Trusts and Estates Law Section Member

Speaking Engagements

  • Mitchell Rubino National Healthcare Decisions Day – 2010, 2016
  • Amherst Center for Senior Services, Town of Amherst, New York

Awards & Service

  • Edwin F. Jaekle Public Service Fellow
  • SUNY at Buffalo Thomas & Barbara Wolfe Scholarship
  • SUNY at Buffalo Deans Public Service Fellow
  • Center for Elder Law & Justice Volunteer (formerly Legal Services for the Elderly, Disabled or Disadvantaged of W.N.Y.)
  • Amherst Senior Citizens Foundation Board Member
  • Heart of the City Neighborhoods, Inc. Board Member
  • Community Ambassador Alzheimer’s Association

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