Howard Krooks is a partner in Elder Law Associates PA, with offices in Boca Raton, Aventura, Weston, and West Palm Beach, Florida, and serves as Of Counsel to Amoruso & Amoruso LLP in New York. As a Certified Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation, Mr. Krooks devotes his professional time to Elder Law and Trusts & Estates matters, including Asset Preservation Planning, Supplemental Needs Trusts, Medicaid, Medicare, Planning for Disability and Guardianship.
Mr. Krooks is a past Chair of the NYSBA Elder Law Section, where he currently serves on the Executive Committee, and is a member of the Board of Directors and an officer (Secretary) of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). He also serves on the Board of the NY Chapter of NAELA, and is a member of the Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys and the Joint Public Policy Task Force of the Florida Bar Elder Law Section where he also serves on the Executive Council.
Mr. Krooks received the 2006 Most Outstanding Member Award of the NY Chapter of NAELA and the 2007 NYSBA Elder Law Section Award for work as a principal drafter of the NY State Compact for Long Term Care. He earned a B.S. in Accounting from SUNY Albany (summa cum laude) and his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Krooks is admitted to the New York and Florida State Bars.