Bernard A. Krooks Named Chair of Trusts & Estates Elder Care Committee
White Plains, NY (Law Firm Newswire) August 8, 2013 - Bernard A. Krooks, JD, CPA, LLM, CELA, AEP has been appointed Chair of the Elder Care Committee of the Editorial Advisory Board of Trusts & Estates magazine. The Elder Care Committee was created to address the increased importance of elder care issues in the practice of estate-planning professionals.
Krooks is a longtime contributing editor to Trusts & Estates, the pre-eminent journal for wealth management professionals serving the needs of high-net-worth clients, family business owners, family offices, charitably inclined donors and non-profit corporations.
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 has been included among The Best Lawyers in America® for each of the last seven years and has been selected as a “New York Super Lawyer” since 2006.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 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 addition, he was recently appointed President Elect of Arc of Westchester.
He is a sought-after expert on estate 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.
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 special needs planning, special education advocacy, elder law, estate planning 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.
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