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Littman Krooks Strengthens Position in the Special Education Community

White Plains, NY (Law Firm Newswire) January 7, 2013 - Littman Krooks LLP continues to enhance their strong reputation in the special education community through new initiatives in 2013.

New York Elder Law and Estate Planning Attorney Bernard Krooks

The experienced, fast-growing team of special needs planning and special education attorneys and advocates is now uniquely positioned to better accommodate the needs of their clients.

The firm has hired Giulia Frasca, an experienced special education attorney. Ms. Frasca works with children with special needs and their parents to obtain a free and appropriate public education from their school district. She also handles other special needs matters such as guardianships, and wills and trusts. Giulia is admitted to the bar in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. She is fluent in Italian.

“We are tremendously excited to have Giulia join us. Her knowledge, experience, and person centered approach complements our expert team and will allow us to serve an even greater number of families in need,” said Sheryl Frishman, of counsel to the firm.

Littman Krooks will now handle school disciplinary matters in addition to special education advocacy, special education due process, special education private school reimbursement, Section 504 accommodation advocacy, transition planning, and SAT/ACT test accommodation advocacy. Littman Krooks only represents students and their families and does not represent school districts.

This dedicated special education legal team is the largest and most experienced one in the Hudson Valley. In addition to Ms. Frasca, it includes attorneys Bernard A. Krooks, Sheryl Frishman and Marion Walsh, as well as advocates Nanette Saturn and Nicole Garcia. Along with Westchester and the Hudson Valley, the team handles cases in every borough of New York City and Connecticut.

Littman Krooks maintains a strong reputation in the disability community due to continued client referrals and their ability to empower families through education and knowledge. The firm uses a proactive client-centered and person-centered approach that allows for tailored representation to our clients’ unique needs.

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 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:
Maria M. Brill
Littman Krooks LLP
(914) 684-2100
[email protected]

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New York, New York 10017
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White Plains, New York 10603
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Fishkill, NY 12524
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