Bernard A. Krooks Recognized for Excellence in Elder Law

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Krooks has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014 in the field of Elder Law and named Chair of the Elder Care Committee of Trusts and Estates magazine Editorial Advisory Board

Bernard A. Krooks has been recognized for excellence in the field of Elder Law.

Bernard A. Krooks, JD, CPA, LLM, CELA, AEP

“It is an honor to be recipient of these distinctions. I look forward to our continued work with seniors and individuals with special needs,” says Krooks.

Bernard A. Krooks, JD, CPA, LLM, CELA, AEP, a nationally prominent expert in all aspects of elder law, estate planning and special needs planning, has been recognized for excellence by the legal community with two recent distinctions.

Krooks has been chosen among The Best Lawyers in America® 2014 in the field of Elder Law and Trusts and Estates. Krooks has been included among this elite group for each of the last seven years. Best Lawyers is regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. The selection process is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey comprising more than four million confidential evaluations by the top attorneys in the country.

Additionally, Trusts & Estates magazine recently appointed him Chair of the Elder Care Committee of their Editorial Advisory Board. This committee was created to address the increased importance of elder care issues in the practice of estate planning professionals.

Krooks is a founding partner of Littman Krooks LLP with offices in New York City, White Plains and Fishkill and is the Chair of its Elder Law and Special Needs Department.

He is past president of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and the Special Needs Alliance, past Chair of the NAELA Tax Section, and past chair of the Elder Law Section of the New York State Bar Association. Krooks has received his AEP accreditation from the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils. He is a member of the Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section and Tax Section of the American Bar Association. He has been selected as a “New York Super Lawyer” since 2006. In addition, he was recently appointed President Elect of Arc of Westchester

Krooks is a sought-after expert on estate planning and elder law matters and has been quoted in leading publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and Forbes, among others.

“It is an honor to be recipient of these distinctions. I look forward to our continued work with seniors and individuals with special needs,” says Krooks.

About Littman Krooks
Littman Krooks LLP provides sophisticated legal advice and the high level of expertise ordinarily associated with large law firms along with the personal attention and responsiveness of smaller firms. These ingredients, which are the cornerstone of effective representation and are necessary to a successful lawyer/client relationship, have become the foundation of the firm’s success.

Littman Krooks LLP offers legal services in several areas of law, including elder law, estate planning, special needs planning, special education advocacy, and corporate and securities. Their offices are located at 655 Third Avenue, New York, New York; 399 Knollwood Road, White Plains, New York; and 300 Westage Business Center Drive, Fishkill, New York. Visit the firm’s website at http://www.littmankrooks.com.

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