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Rose Mary Bailly

Advisor of the Albany Government Law Review

Advisor to the Government Law Center, and the Albany Law School Pro Bono Program

Adjunct Professor of Law


B.A., College of New Rochelle
M.A., Fordham University
J.D., Fordham University School of Law

Ms. Bailly is the Editor-in-Chief of the Government Law and Policy Journal, a joint publication of the Government Law Center of Albany Law School and the New York State Bar Association. She also serves as faculty advisor to the Student Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, New York Chapter.  She writes on issues relating adult abuse, elder law, guardianship, and not-for-profit corporation law. She authors Thomson West's Practice Commentaries, and Practice Commentaries and Forms to Article 81 of the New York Mental Hygiene, Title 15 of the New York General Obligations Law (powers of attorney), and is a co-author of Thomson West's Practice Commentaries to the New York Not-For-Profit Corporation Law. She is a co-author of guardianship (New York Lawyers' Practical Skills Series 2016), and of financial exploitation of the elderly (Civic Research Institute 2007). She is an Associate Editor of, and contributing author to, Guardianship Practice in New York (Robert Abrams, Esq., ed.-in-chief 1997, Supp. 2004).

Ms. Bailly served as Executive Director of the New York State Law Revision Commission for sixteen years and also worked in the private sector. Ms. Bailly is a member of the American Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association, and a Fellow of the Brookdale Center on Aging of Hunter College.  While attending Fordham University School of Law, she served as a Commentary Editor for the Fordham Law Review.