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Elder Law Attorney Bernard A. Krooks Receives Eighth Super Lawyers Designation

White Plains, NY (Law Firm Newswire) September 16, 2013 – Bernard A. Krooks, JD, CPA, LLM, CELA, AEP has once again been named to the New York Super Lawyers for 2013 by Super Lawyers magazine.

New York Elder Law and Estate Planning Attorney Bernard Krooks

Krooks has been the recipient of this honor since 2006, marking the eighth consecutive year that he has been recognized for this accolade. He is also among the Top 25 Westchester, NY Super Lawyers.

The Super Lawyers® 2013 selection is the result of a rigorous, multi-step selection process based on peer recognition and professional achievement, as well as independent research on each candidate.

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 was recently named Chair of the Elder Care Committee of Trusts and Estates Editorial Advisory Board and recently appointed President Elect of Arc of Westchester. He is past president of the Special Needs Alliance and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). He is also past President of the New York Chapter of NAELA, as well as 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 co-chair of the Long Term Care, Medicaid, and Special Needs Trusts Committee of the Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section of the American Bar Association. He has also been selected for inclusion in “The Best Lawyers in America ®” in the field of Elder Law and Trusts and Estates for the seventh consecutive year.

Krooks 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 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.

New York Contact:
Maria M. Brill
Littman Krooks LLP
(914) 684-2100
mbrill@littmankrooks.com

New York City Office
655 Third Avenue, 20th Floor
New York, New York 10017
(212) 490-2020 Phone

Westchester Office
399 Knollwood Road
White Plains, New York 10603
(914) 684-2100 Phone

Dutchess Office
300 Westage Business Center Drive, Suite 400
Fishkill, NY 12524
(845) 896-1106 Phone

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