Cozen O'Connor
Howard S. Krooks, Esq., CELA, Fellow

1801 N Military Trl
Ste 200
Boca Raton, FL 33431-1810

Additional Locations

Extra Locations
3 World Trade Center 175 Greenwich St, Fl 55 New York, NY 10007-2450

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Marketing Tips to Energize You and Your PracticeThis fast paced marketing session will include a panel of attorneys from successful firms tossing out some of their good, great, and spectacular marketing ideas as well as tossing out those that went bust. This session will be sure to engage and stimulate your senses leaving you energized and ready to tackle new marketing initiatives.
Case Law Update 2019NAELA past presidents will discuss some of the most significant cases decided in the past year, covering a variety of substantive areas of elder law and special needs planning.
Revocable Trusts with Pour Over WillsThis session will address issues such as spousal 'testamentary trusts' and pour back wills
Promissory Notes: Drafting TipsThis webinar is based on two NAELA News articles, "Drafting and Using DRA-Compliant Promissory Notes", by Michael J. Amoruso, Esq., CAP And "Promissory Notes Do's and Don'ts," by Howard S. Krooks, JD, CELA, CAP
Promissory Notes – The Do’s and Don’tsThe purpose of this article is to give practitioners a list of do’s and don’ts that will facilitate the successful use of promissory notes in jurisdictions that permit their use.

Professional Information

About the Practice
Howard S. Krooks has joined Cozen O'Connor, an Am Law 100 firm with more than 775 attorneys in 31 offices. Cozen O'Connor Elder Law is known for providing experienced legal counsel with a keen understanding of the needs of both individuals and families and for our compassion for our clients. Our attorneys work hard to earn the trust and respect of our clients by educating them on the technical aspects of the law in an understandable manner. As we have for the past two decades, we continue working as a team with other professionals providing services to seniors and people with special needs and their families by providing personal, discreet, and confidential client service.
Professional Biography
Howard S. Krooks, a Member of Cozen O'Connor, practices in elder law and trust and estate matters, including representing seniors and people 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. Howard is certified as an elder law attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation and currently serves on the Executive Council of the Florida Bar Elder Law Section as the chair-elect and the board of trustees of the NAELA Foundation. Howard received the 2006 Outstanding Achievement Award from the New York Chapter of NAELA for serving as co-chair of a Special Committee on Medicaid Legislation formed by the NYSBA Elder Law Section to oppose New York Governor George Pataki’s budget bills containing numerous restrictive Medicaid eligibility provisions.

Chapter Membership

Florida Chapter
New York Chapter


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This virtual program, spread over three half-days, will be a very fast-paced review of the key components of the Social Security program, including the eligibility requirements for all benefits. 

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