Pauline Yeung-Ha, Esq.
Serving Clients in New York City and the New York Metropolitan Area
Pauline Yeung-Ha served as Co-Chair of the Pro Bono Clinic of the Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY). The Clinic was named AABANY’s Committee of the Year in 2016 and Program of the Year in 2017 and awarded the New York State Bar Association’s Bar Leaders Innovation Award in 2020.
A Woman of Distinction: Pauline Yeung-Ha, Brooklyn’s Women of Distinction 2017 award recipient, proudly discusses her commitment to serving the citizens of Brooklyn, where she was born and raised and became a lawyer.
“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 Grimaldi Yeung Law Group. Ms. Yeung-Ha concentrates in the practice areas of Elder Law and Estate Planning and Special Needs Planning.
Ms. Yeung-Ha is a Member of the House of Delegates of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA), and a Trustee on the Board of Directors of the Brooklyn Bar Association. She also serves as one of the Board of Directors of the New York Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA).
Pauline Yeung-Ha extends her work with the elder community as Secretary on the Board of Directors of CaringKind (formerly Alzheimer’s Association, NYC Chapter), and as Chair Emeritus of the Pro Bono Clinic of the Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY). The Pro Bono Clinic was named as AABANY’s Committee of the Year for 2016 and Program of the Year for 2017 and awarded New York State Bar Association’s Bar Leaders Innovation Award for 2020.
Ms. Yeung-Ha’s recognitions include being an Honoree of the St. John’s University School of Law Chapter of the Asian-Pacific American Law Student’s Association (APALSA) in 2018, “Super Lawyer” from 2015 to 2022, and “Best Lawyer” from 2012 to 2022. In 2022, Pauline Yeung-Ha accepted an award as an Honoree of Women’s History Month Celebration from the Brooklyn DA’s office, the Brooklyn Borough President’s office and the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce. She was one of ten successful Women Business Owners of New York City nominated for this award. In 2017, she was an Honoree by General Human Outreach in the Community, Inc. Ms. Yeung-Ha was an Honoree of the Chinese-American Planning Council, Inc., Brooklyn Branch, for service and dedication to the Brooklyn Chinese community in 2015, and NAPABA’s “Best Lawyer Under 40” in 2011.
In 2010, Pauline Yeung-Ha was awarded a Citation awarded by former Assemblywoman (now Congresswoman) Grace Meng. Ms. Yeung-Ha was also key speaker for Assemblywoman Grace Meng’s Senior Law & Financial Planning Workshop. Ms. Yeung-Ha regularly gives community seminars in Cantonese Chinese on a wide variety of elder law and estate planning topics.
She received her undergraduate degree from Vassar College and her law degree from St. John’s University School of Law, and is admitted to practice in both New York and New Jersey.