Special Needs Attorney Bernard A. Krooks to Speak on Protecting the Rights of a Child with Autism
Apr 13, 2013
White Plains, NY (Law Firm Newswire) April 12, 2013 – Bernard A. Krooks, Esq., a founding partner of Littman Krooks LLP, will be a featured guest on “Today’s Verdict” on BronxNet.
BronxNet is a not-for-profit cable television station for residents of the Bronx. Mr. Krooks will discuss how to protect the rights of a child with autism on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 6:30 PM.
He will review the resources and support services that a child with autism in New York State is entitled to receive. Mr. Krooks will also talk about the importance of planning for the future of a child with autism and will share his expertise regarding guardianships, public benefits, and special needs trusts. To watch online, visit the BronxNet website.
Mr. Krooks is a nationally-recognized expert in all aspects of special needs planning, elder law and estate planning. He is a past President of the Special Needs Alliance, a national, invitation-only, not-for-profit organization dedicated to assisting families with special needs planning. In addition, he has served on numerous boards of many local not-for profits, including the Alzheimer’s Association and ARC of Westchester. He has been quoted in leading publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and Forbes, among others.
Mr. Krooks has been included among The Best Lawyers in America® for each of the last six years. He has been selected as a “New York Super Lawyer” since 2006. Krooks 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. In 2008, the New York chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys presented him with their Outstanding Achievement Award for his lifelong work on behalf of seniors and those with disabilities. His firm also received the NYSARC Employer of the Year award for employing people with disabilities.
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 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 399 Knollwood Road, White Plains, New York; 655 Third Avenue, New York, New York; and 300 Westage Business Center Drive, Fishkill, New York. For more information about Littman Krooks LLP, visit the website at: www.littmankrooks.com.
New York Contact:
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Littman Krooks LLP
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