New York, NY (Law Firm Newswire) August 19, 2015 – Bernard A. Krooks, JD, CPA, LLM, CELA, AEP® (Distinguished) has been recognized for excellence in Elder Law and Trusts & Estates.
Best Lawyers in America® has included him in its definitive guide to legal excellence in the U.S. in the field of Elder Law and Trusts and Estates for the ninth consecutive year. 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.
Also, the Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Section of the American Bar Association (ABA) has appointed him as Liaison to the Commission on Law and Aging, to the Senior Lawyers Division and to the National Guardianship Network. In addition, the Section has named him Group Vice-Chair of the Elder Law Disability Planning and Bioethics Group.
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 a member of the Estate Planning Hall of Fame of the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils (NAEPC) and is the recipient of an Accredited Estate Planner® Distinguished designation. Krooks serves as Chair of the Elder Law Committee of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC). Additionally, Trusts & Estates magazine appointed him Chair of the Elder Care Committee of their Editorial Advisory Board. Krooks is past President of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), and past Chair of the Elder Law and Special Needs Section of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA).
He is 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 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.
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.