White Plains, NY (Law Firm Newswire) August 18, 2014 — Best Lawyers in America has once again selected Bernard A. Krooks, JD, CPA, LLM, CELA, AEP to be included in its definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States in the field of Elder Law and Trusts and Estates. This marks the eighth consecutive year that Krooks has been recognized for this honor.
Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers.
Krooks is a founding partner of Littman Krooks LLP, which has offices in New York City, White Plains and Fishkill. He 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.
Krooks was recently recognized as an entrant into the Estate Planning Hall of Fame by the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils (NAEPC), and he was the recipient of an Accredited Estate Planner (Distinguished) Nominee designation for 2014.He has been named Vice Chair of the Elder Law Committee of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC).
Additionally, Trusts & Estates magazine recently appointed him Chair of the Elder Care Committee of its 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 Co-Chair of the Long Term Care, Medicaid and Special Needs Trusts Committee of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the American Bar Association.
Krooks 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. He is a past president of the Special Needs Alliance, a past president of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and a 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. He has also been recognized as a “New York Super Lawyer” since 2006.
Krooks is a sought-after expert on elder law, estate planning and special needs planning matters and has been quoted in leading publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and Forbes. To learn more about Bernard A. Krooks, click here.
About Littman Krooks
Littman Krooks LLP provides the 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.
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New York Contact:
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Littman Krooks LLP
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New York, New York 10017
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399 Knollwood Road
White Plains, New York 10603
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300 Westage Business Center Drive, Suite 400
Fishkill, NY 12524
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