LL.M (Master of law in taxation), New York University (1988)
Activities & Memberships
Mr. Krooks is past President of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), a Fellow of NAELA, past Chair of the NAELA Tax Special Interest Group and past Editor-in-Chief of the NAELA News. In addition, he is Certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation. He is a founding member and President of the New York Chapter of NAELA.
Mr. Krooks is past Chair of the Elder Law Section of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA), Chair of its Legal Education Committee, and past Editor-in-Chief of the Elder Law Attorney, the newsletter of the NYSBA Elder Law Section. Mr. Krooks is a member of the Trusts and Estates Law Section and Tax Section of the NYSBA. In addition, he is a former member of the NYSBA House of Delegates and he served on the NYSBA special committee on Multi-Disciplinary Practice. Mr. Krooks co-authors a chapter in the NYSBA publication Guardianship Practice in New York State entitled “Creative Advocacy in Guardianship Settings: Medicaid and Estate Planning, Including Transfer of Assets, Supplemental Needs Trusts & Protection of Disabled Family Members.” He also co-authors the NYSBA publication Elder Law and Will Drafting.