Andrew H. Hook
Hook Law Center
Bachelor’s Degree University of Virginia
J.D. University of Virginia
What services within elder law are you best known for?
Special needs planning for persons with disabilities
Please describe a signature case or representation.
Assisting an elderly parent develop an estate plan to address the needs of an adult disabled child who was dependent on the care and assistance of the parent.
What do you find most satisfying about law practice?
Assisting clients with impairments and disabilities with complex and difficult regulatory, legal and financial problems.
Describe your approach to advising clients.
Taking the time to listen to clients to determine their concerns so that the plan I develop will address those concerns.
What is the best career advice you’ve received?
Develop a specialized and focused practice.
What developments or changes in elder law do you expect to see in the coming year?
Significant changes in tax laws and Medicare & Affordable Care Act benefits.