Pauline Yeung-Ha



Often when I meet people, they’ll say ‘I wish I’d known you earlier.’  And I think, ‘I wish I could have helped you earlier.’

Pauline Yeung-Ha is a Partner in the law firm of Grimaldi & Yeung LLP.

Ms. Yeung-Ha concentrates in the practice areas of Trusts, Wills and Estates, Elder Law as well as Special Needs Planning.  She received her undergraduate degree from Vassar College and her law degree from St. John’s University School of Law.  She is admitted to practice in both New York and New Jersey. Ms. Yeung-Ha has been named one of “New York’s Women Leaders in the Law 2012”, New York Magazine’s “Best Lawyers 2012 to 2016”,  included on the Super Lawyer’s “Rising Stars” list from 2011 to 2014, the Super Lawyers list in 2015, and NAPABA’s “Best Lawyer Under 40 2011”.

Ms. Yeung-Ha is currently a member of New York State Bar Association’s Elder Law Section Executive Committee, and Co-Chair of the Diversity Committee and Co-Chair of Membership Services.  She is also a member of the Estate Planning Committee of the Trusts & Estates Law Section. Ms. Yeung-Ha serves on the Board of Directors of the Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY), Board of Trustees of the Brooklyn Bar Association, and Board of Directors of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, New York Chapter (NAELA). She is on the Board of Directors and Secretary of CaringKind, and is a former member of the New York State Bar Association’s House of Delegates.

Ms. Yeung-Ha served as the Co-Chair in the Elder Law Section’s 2011 Annual Meeting, and was a panel speaker in the 2012 Annual Meeting.  She often provides Continuing Legal Education for the Trusts and Estates Section and Elder Law Section of NYSBA as well as AABANY.

Ms. Yeung-Ha is active in serving the community as well.  Aside from conducting presentations in English, she also gives seminars in Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese.  Ms. Yeung-Ha was key speaker for Assemblywoman Grace Meng’s Senior Law & Financial Planning Workshop.  In September 2010, Ms. Yeung-Ha was awarded with a Citation by former Assemblywoman (now Congresswoman) Grace Meng in appreciation of her continued service and support to the Asian community.


Hi Pauline,
…I want to thank you and Molly for your invaluable help! In addition to your advice & consultation, Molly was extremely responsive & professional throughout the entire settlement process. Tom & I felt like we had strong partners during a stressful time…
All the best,

Areas of Practice

  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Administration
  • Special Needs Planning

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey


  • St. Johns University Law School
  • Vassar College


  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Cantonese