» Andrew Hook Selected as 2014 Virginia Super Lawyer

Andrew Hook Selected as 2014 Virginia Super Lawyer

Hook Law Center (formerly Oast & Hook)

Hook Law Center (formerly Oast & Hook)

Virginia Beach, VA (Law Firm Newswire) June 16, 2014 – Attorney Andrew Hook of the Hook Law Center has been selected for the 2014 Virginia Super Lawyers list. Selection for the list is a recognition of excellence in the practice of law, and the honor is awarded to the top five percent of attorneys in the state. Super Lawyers has named Hook one of Virginia's top attorneys since 2006.

“I am honored to receive this recognition from my peers and from Super Lawyers,” said Hook. “At the Hook Law Center, we work hard to deliver the best possible service to our clients, and it is rewarding to have our work recognized in this way.”

Andrew Hook is the president of Hook Law Center, where he practices in the areas of elder law and in estate, tax, retirement and special needs planning. He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC). Hook is certified by the National Elder Law Foundation as an Elder Law Attorney and is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and Accredited Estate Planner (AEP). Hook is also a former Director of NAELA and former President of the Special Needs Alliance.

Super Lawyers is a rating service that selects outstanding attorneys who demonstrate excellence through professional achievement and peer recognition in more than 70 different practice areas. The patented selection process comprises independent research as well as nominations and evaluations by other attorneys. Super Lawyers Magazine publishes the annual list along with profiles of selected attorneys. It is distributed to lawyers and law schools and published as a special section in leading magazines around the country. The magazine reaches over 13 million readers.

Hook Law Center
295 Bendix Road, Suite 170
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452-1294
Phone: 757-399-7506
Fax: 757-397-1267

5806 Harbour View Blvd.
Suite 203
Suffolk VA 23435
Phone: 757-399-7506
Fax: 757-397-1267

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