» Arc of Westchester Names Bernard A. Krooks as President of Board of Directors

Arc of Westchester Names Bernard A. Krooks as President of Board of Directors

Attorney, Bernard A. Krooks

Attorney, Bernard A. Krooks

White Plains, NY (Law Firm Newswire) June 12, 2014 – The Arc of Westchester named Bernard A. Krooks, JD, CPA, LLM, CELA, AEP® as President of the Board of Directors at its 65th Annual Membership Meeting. The Arc of Westchester is the largest agency in Westchester County serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

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 is a nationally prominent expert in all aspects of estate planning, elder law, and special needs planning. He has been chosen among The Best Lawyers in America®, the definitive guide to legal excellence, in the field of Elder Law and Trusts and Estates for each of the last seven years. He has also been recognized as a “New York Super Lawyer” since 2006.

Krooks was recently recognized as an entrant into the Estate Planning Hall of Fame® by the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils (NAEPC) and is the recipient of an Accredited Estate Planner® (Distinguished) Nominee designation for 2014.

He has been named Vice Chair of the Elder Law Committee of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC). Additionally, Trusts & Estates magazine recently appointed him Chair of the Elder Care Committee of their Editorial Advisory Board. This committee was created to address the increased importance of elder care issues in the practice of estate planning professionals.

Krooks is Past President of the Special Needs Alliance, Past President of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and Past President of the New York Chapter of NAELA. He has served as Chair of the Elder Law Section of the New York State Bar Association. 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

Krooks is a sought-after expert on estate planning, elder law and special needs planning matters and has been quoted in leading publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and Forbes, among others. To learn more about Bernard A. Krooks, click here.

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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