Elder Law and Special Needs Update

Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Time: 5:15pm - 7:30pm
Location: Arizona Inn, 2200 E. Elm Street
Speaker: Bernard A. Krooks, Esq, Littman Krooks LLP

Registration and cocktails

5:15pm – 5:45pm


5:45pm – 6:30pm


6:30pm – 7:30pm




by Friday, Apr 12th

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About Bernard A. Krooks

Bernard A. Krooks is the founding partner of the New York law firm Littman Krooks LLP and chair of its elder law and special needs department. He is the immediate-past president of the Arc of Westchester, the largest agency in Westchester County, NY serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

A frequent presenter at many national tax and estate planning conferences, Mr. Krooks is immediate-past chair of the Elder Law Committee of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) and chair of the Elder Law and Special Needs Planning Group of the Real Property, Trust & Estate Law (RPTE) Section of the American Bar Association. He is past president and fellow of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), past president and founding member of the New York Chapter of NAELA, past Chair of the Elder Law Section of the New York State Bar Association, and past president of the Special Needs Alliance, a national invitation-only non-profit organization dedicated to assisting individuals with special needs and their families.

Mr. Krooks, author of numerous articles on elder law, special needs and related topics, is chair of the Elder Law Committee of Trusts & Estates Magazine, and serves on the Wolters Kluwer Financial and Estate Planning Advisory Board and the Advisory Committee of the Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning. He also is an adjunct professor at the University of Miami School of Law.


About the program

Mr. Krooks will present an update on a variety of elder law and special needs planning issues, including Medicare, Medicaid, long-term care insurance and nursing home admission issues. He also will discuss the use of trusts in elder law and special needs planning.

The audience can expect to learn what issues should be of concern to their clients and how they, as advisors, can assist clients confronted with elder law and special needs issues.

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