Bernard A. Krooks Selected for Inclusion in “Best Lawyers in America” for 2012
New York, NY (Law Firm Newswire) September 20, 2011 - Bernard A. Krooks, JD, CPA, LLM, CELA, AEP has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2012 in the field of Elder Law.
Krooks' 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. Because no fee or purchase is required to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.
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.
Krooks is one of only 37 individuals in New York State to be certified as an elder law attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation. He is past president of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and Special Needs Alliance, and past chair of the Elder Law Section of the New York State Bar Association. Krooks has received his AEP accreditation from the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils. He is a sought-after expert on elder law, special needs planning and estate planning matters and has been quoted in leading publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and Forbes, among others. Krooks has testified before the United States House of Representatives and the New York City Council on long-term care issues.
“It is an honor to be recognized by my peers. I look forward to our continued work with America’s seniors and those with disabilities,” 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. To learn more about New York elder law, New York estate planning, or Mr. Krooks, visit http://www.elderlawnewyork.com or http://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
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Fishkill, NY 12524
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