Tara Anne Pleat is the new Co-Chair of the Fourth Judicial District, which covers Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Hamilton, St. Lawrence, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren, and Washington counties. She co-owns the law firm Wilcenski & Pleat PLLC and practices in the areas of special needs estate planning and administration, traditional estate planning and administration, long-term care planning, and elder law. She is the immediate past chair of the Elder Law and Special Needs Section and an active member of the Trusts and Estates Law Section. She is also an adjunct professor of law at Albany Law School, teaching a course in the spring semester on estate and financial planning for the elderly and individuals with special needs.