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Marcus W. Kroll is an associate in the firm and a member of the Family Wealth and Estate Planning Department.  He concentrates his practice in the areas of Estate Planning, Estate and Trust Administration, Estate and Trust Litigation, Long Term Care Planning, Medicaid Planning, Special Needs Planning, Guardianships, and Planning for unique family situations such as same-sex couples, LGBT clients, and second marriages.


Languages spoken: English, French

Practice areas


  1. Wills: 30%
  2. Probate: 20%
  3. Trusts: 20%
  4. Elder Law: 20%
  5. Guardianship: 10%



Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Harter Secrest & Emery, LLP

1600 Bausch & Lomb Building
Rochester, NY, 14604


NYCurrently registered 200803/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyHarter Secrest & Emery2015 - Present
AttorneyWoods Oviatt Gilman LLP2012 - 2015
AttorneyKroll Law Firm2007 - 2012
Law ClerkCenter on Conscience and War2005 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Federal District CourtWestern District of New York2014 - Present
Monroe County Bar AssociationLGBT Committee2008 - Present
New York State Bar Associationmember2008 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Woods Oviatt Gilman NewsletterLong Term Care Planning Q&A2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
American University, Washington College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
American UniversityInternational EconomicsOther - Masters2006
United States Department of Agriculture Graduate SchoolFrenchMA - Masters2006
Beijing Shichahai SchoolN/AN/A2005
The American University of Paris (AUP)FrenchBA - Bachelor of Arts2004
American UniversityInternational StudiesOther - Bachelors2003
Universite Catholique de LouvainIntegration Economics / Defense EconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
WHAM 1180Get Your Financial House in Order2016
Tax, Investment and Estate Planning UpdateEstate Planning Update2016
Executor WorkshopAdult Continuing Education2016
The 5 Common Estate Planning MistakesEstate Planning2015
Tax, Investment and Estate Planning UpdateEstate Planning Update2015
Selected Topics in Estate Planning 2015Selected Topics in Estate Planning2015
New York State Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Law Section, CLE CommitteeIntroduction to Estate Planning2015
Rochester Elder Law FairNon-Traditional Estate Planning2014
New York State Bar Association CLEEstate Administration2014
Key Life DecisionsKey Life Decisions2014
A Right or a Rite?Marriage2014
Western NY FPALGBT Estate Planning2013
SeminarDefense of Marriage Act2013
Life after DOMA Town Hall MeetingDefense of Marriage Act2013
Key Life DecisionsEstate Planning2013
Bi-Annual Estate Planning UpdateLGBT Estate Planning after DOMA2013
Annual Estate Planning ConferenceLGBT Estate Planning after DOMA2013
AARP - Rochester Museum & Science CenterEstate Planning for Same Sex Couples2013
The Buffalo ClubNon-Traditional Estate Planning2012
Greater Rochester Association for Women AttorneysLGBT Estate PlanningN/A
Gay Alliance of the Genesee ValleyLGBT Estate PlanningN/A
Financial Planners Association of RochesterLGBT Estate PlanningN/A
Estate Planning Council of RochesterLGBT Estate PlanningN/A
CPA Association of RochesterLGBT Tax TreatmentN/A