New York, NY (Law Firm Newswire) October 5, 2011 – Bernard A. Krooks, JD, CPA, LLM, CELA, AEP has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 in the field of Elder Law and Trusts and Estates.
Only a select group of lawyers are chosen for this distinction; Krooks has been included among this elite group for each of the last six years.
His selection results from an exhaustive peer-review survey comprising nearly four million confidential evaluations by fellow attorneys. The survey is conducted by Best Lawyers, which has been considered a definitive guide to legal excellence in the U.S. for a quarter century. The annual Best Lawyers publication has been described by the national magazine, The American Lawyer, as “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”
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 also been selected as a “New York Super Lawyer” since 2006. He is a sought-after expert on estate planning, special needs 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 recognized by my peers. I look forward to our continued work with America’s 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 www.littmankrooks.com.
Maria M. Brill
Littman Krooks LLP
New York City Office
655 Third Avenue, 20th Floor
New York, New York 10017
(212) 490-2020 Phone
399 Knollwood Road
White Plains, New York 10603
(914) 684-2100 Phone
300 Westage Business Center Drive, Suite 400
Fishkill, NY 12524
(845) 896-1106 Phone