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Elder Law Associates PA Partners Krooks and Morris Named Super Lawyers for the Last 10 Years
By: Elder Law Associates PA Newsroom Staff
Elder Law Associates Newsletter dated August 27, 2019
Boca Raton, Fla. (June 27, 2019) – Elder Law Associates PA, located in Boca Raton, Fla., is pleased to announce that its partners, Ellen S. Morris, Esq. and Howard S. Krooks, Esq., CELA, CAP, both have been selected as a Florida Super Lawyer for 2019. Only 5% of the licensed active attorneys in the state receive this designation. What’s even more significant is that both Ellen and Howard have consistently received this honor for the past 10 years.
Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. The Super Lawyers selection process is rigorous and results in third-party validation of the professional accomplishments of the selected attorneys. Super Lawyers can be found online at www.superlawyers.com, where you can search for lawyers by name, practice area and location.
Ms. Morris is a top-rated attorney assisting clients with estate and trust litigation, elder law and estate planning and probate issues. She has been a licensed attorney since 1990, and has been selected to Super Lawyers from 2009-2019. “I’m honored to be selected as a Super Lawyer again for 2019,” Ms. Morris said. “It’s exciting to be included as part of the top 5% of attorneys in the state and recognized for our firm’s work on elder law. We strive to give families peace of mind.”
Mr. Krooks is a top-rated elder law attorney and has been selected to Super Lawyers from 2007-2019. He provides legal services for issues involving elder law and estate planning and probate. “After 12 years of being named a Super Lawyer, it’s time for me to get a new cape,” Howie joked. “Seriously, it’s a great honor to be recognized by my peers for my dedication to my clients and our elder care work.”
About Ellen S. Morris, Esq.
Ms. Morris is a partner and founder of Elder Law Associates PA, a practice devoted to serving seniors, people with disabilities and special needs and their families as they navigate the complexities of long-term care planning and litigation related to guardianships, estates, trusts and fiduciaries. She is the chairperson of the Litigation Committee of the Elder Law Section and co-chair of the Joint Public Policy Task Force for the Elderly and Disabled on the Elder Law Section of the Florida Bar, and was past chair of the Elder Law Section for six years and held every executive council position of the Florida Bar. She also serves as co-chair of the Elder Law Section of the South Palm Beach County Bar Association.
Mr. Krooks is a partner of Elder Law Associates PA and is admitted to practice law in Florida and New York. He is certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation and a past president of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). He also serves on the Executive Council of The Florida Bar Elder Law Section as the NAELA secretary. He was selected as a Florida Super Lawyer and a New York Super Lawyer and has a 10.0 (Excellent) rating from Avvo. In addition, he is AV Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubble, a testament that Mr. Krooks’ peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence.
About Elder Law Associates PA
Elder Law Associates PA is an Elder Law firm with offices in Boca Raton, Aventura, Weston and West Palm Beach, Fla., practicing exclusively in elder law including trust and estate administration litigation, wills and trusts, Medicaid and nursing home planning, Medicaid and VA applications, disability planning, special needs trusts, guardianship, and asset preservation. The firm received an AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell. Elder Law Associates PA assists clients in planning for the possibility of disability, incapacity, home health care, assisted living and/or nursing home placement. The firm offers legal counsel with a keen understanding of the needs of families, giving them peace of mind in difficult situations. For more information, contact 561-750-3850, email Info@ElderLawAssociates.com or visit www.ElderLawAssociates.com.
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