Practice areas

Estate Planning & Probate, Elder Law, Tax: Consumer

Focus areas

Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Tax Law, Trusts, Wills

Richard A. Kroll, the lead attorney at Kroll Law in Rochester, New York, boasts a five-decade-long legal career specializing in estate planning, wills, trusts, probate, asset protection planning, elder law, and consumer tax matters. His dedicated legal services extend to clients across New York and Massachusetts.

Mr. Kroll is renowned for his unwavering commitment to his clients’ rights, offering them sound and well-informed counsel. He approaches each case with compassion and empathy, employing efficient and cost-effective strategies.

Educationally, Mr. Kroll holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hobart College, a Master of Law degree from Harvard University Law School, and a Juris Doctor from Suffolk University Law School. During his time in law school, he assumed the role of editor-in-chief for the school’s law review.

Active within the legal community, Mr. Kroll holds memberships in prominent organizations, including the Special Needs Alliance, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the Estate Planning Council of Rochester, the Monroe County Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, and the American Cancer Society National Professional Advisors Council.

His previous affiliations include serving as a clerk for a distinguished judge in the County Court and as an adjunct faculty member at the Rochester Institute of Technology. Mr. Kroll is an accomplished author with publications in respected journals and a sought-after lecturer at prestigious seminars and platforms.

Beyond his legal pursuits, Mr. Kroll remains dedicated to his community, having served as the past president of the Rochester Fund For Opera, Inc., and the Irondequoit County Club. He also held an honorary chair position on the CASA Board of Directors and Golf Tournament Committee and was a prominent figure in the Penfield Republican Committee.

Mr. Kroll is admitted to practice law in Massachusetts and New York, as well as in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York and the Supreme Court of the United States. His exceptional legal work is reflected in his AV Preeminent* peer review rating by Martindale Hubbell and his recognition as the recipient of the American Cancer Association National Professional Advisor Award.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished, and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ falls into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

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