“It is an honor to be recognized by my peers. I look forward to our continued work with seniors and individuals with special needs,” says Krooks.
White Plains, NY (PRWEB) September 29, 2014
Bernard A. Krooks, JD, CPA, LLM, CELA, AEP® (Distinguished) Nominee has been recognized by the leading legal peer review organizations for excellence in Elder Law and Trusts & Estates. He has been selected as a 2015 New York Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers® magazine. Earlier this year, Best Lawyers in America® included Krooks in its guide to legal excellence in the U.S. Krooks has been an annual recipient of both of these distinctions since 2006.
In addition, Krooks was recently named as an entrant into the Estate Planning Hall of Fame® by the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils (NAEPC) and is the recipient of an Accredited Estate Planner® (Distinguished) Nominee designation for 2014. He was also named President of the Board of Directors of The Arc of Westchester, the largest agency in Westchester County serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.
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 a nationally prominent expert in all aspects of elder law, estate planning and special needs planning.
He is Vice Chair of the Elder Law Committee of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC). Trusts & Estates magazine recently appointed him Chair of the Elder Care Committee of their Editorial Advisory Board, a committee created to address the increased importance of elder care issues in the practice of estate planning professionals. Krooks is Vice Chair of the Elder Law, Disability Planning and Bioethics Group of the Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Section of the American Bar Association (ABA). He is Past President of the Special Needs Alliance, Past President of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and Past President of the New York Chapter of NAELA. He has served as Chair of the Elder Law and Special Needs Section of the New York State Bar Association.
Krooks is a sought-after expert on elder law, estate planning and special needs planning matters and has been quoted in leading publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and Forbes, among others. To learn more about Bernard A. Krooks, click here.
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.