patrick makin

Patrick a. Makin


Patrick A. Makin is a dedicated attorney specializing in Real Estate, Commercial and Residential Real Estate Closings, Landlord and Tenant Law, General Business Matters, and Wills and Estate Planning. This includes negotiating and drafting contracts for forbearance arrangements, leases, business acquisitions, and commercial and private financing transactions. He also represents clients in commercial and residential real estate transactions from the inception of the contract through clearing title and closing.

With a practical and client-focused approach, Patrick aims to provide effective solutions that meet the unique needs and goals of each business he represents. As a lifelong resident of Western New York, he has a deep understanding of the local community and enjoys all four seasons.

Practice Areas

  • Commercial and Residential Real Estate Closings
  • Landlord/tenant matters
  • General Business Matters
  • Wills and Estate Planning


  • State University of New York, Buffalo School of Law, Buffalo, New York
  • J.D.
  • Canisius College
  • B.A., Bachelor of Arts
  • Honors: Magna Cum Laude
  • Major: Political Science
  • Minor: Economics and Business

Professional Associations

  • Bar Association of Erie County
  • New York State Bar Association

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of New York