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Howard S. Krooks, Esq., CELA, CAP, has been selected as a 2018 Florida Super Lawyer!

By: Staff

Elder Law Associates Newsletter dated March 20, 2018

Howard S. Krooks, Esq, CELA, CAP, partner in the law firm of Elder Law Associates PA, was recently selected as a Florida Super Lawyer for the 10th consecutive year. The Florida Super Lawyers List is a distinguished list of attorneys who have demonstrated excellence in the practice of law. Being named a Florida Super Lawyer is a distinction bestowed on less than 5% of the attorneys in the state. Super Lawyers uses a patented, rigorous selection process to recognize lawyers who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice. A third-party validation is also done of lawyers’ professional accomplishments. Being awarded a 2018 FLorida Super Lawyer comes with a professional listing in the June 2018 edition of the Florida Super Lawyers magazine, a listing in the Miami Herald - a Florida Super Lawyer supplement that will be published June 17, 2018 and a listing on the directory

When asked how he felt about his appointment as a Super Lawyer, Mr Krooks said, “I am honored to be selected as a Super Lawyer.” Howard S. Krooks, was admitted to practice law in New York in 1990 and Florida in 2004. Mr. Krooks splits his time between New York and Florida, where his professional practice is devoted to elder law and trusts and estates matters, including representing seniors and persons with special needs and their families in connection with asset preservation planning, supplemental needs trusts, Medicaid, Medicare, planning for disability, guardianship, wills, trusts and health care planning with advance directives.

Mr. Krooks is widely published on many elder law topics, including the chapter, “Creative Advocacy in Guardianship Settings: Medicaid and Estate Planning Including Transfer of Assets, Supplemental Needs Trusts and Protection of Disabled Family Members” included in Guardianship Practice in New York State, and the chapter “Long Term Care Insurance in New York” included in Estate Planning and Will Drafting in New York, both published by the New York State Bar Association. Mr. Krooks is also a frequent lecturer and has addressed many organizations including NAELA, Stetson Special Needs Conference, ALI-ABA, ElderCounsel, WealthCounsel, the National Guardianship Association, the Florida Bar Association, the Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys, the NYSBA, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, UJA Federation, the Brooklyn Bar Association, Berkeley College, the United Federation of Teachers and the New York State United Teachers, among others.

Mr. Krook’s commitment to elder and special needs law is unfaltering. His hard work and professional achievements are validation of his devotion to his clients and to fulfilling his duty to society as an elder law attorney. Congratulations on your achievement Howard!