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Marcus William Kroll

Marcus William Kroll

Practice areas:

Elder Law, Guardianship, Wills & Living Wills, Trusts, Probate

About Me

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

Licensed since 2008

  1. Probate: 20%
  2. Trusts: 20%
  3. Wills & Living Wills: 20%
  4. Guardianship: 20%
  5. Elder Law: 20%



Hourly ($250/hour), 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

Professional Misconduct

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 AssociationN/A2008 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
Woods Oviatt Gilman NewsletterLong Term Care Planning Q&A2014


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washington College of LawLawJuris Doctor2007
American UniversityInternational EconomicsMasters2006
United States Department of Agriculture Graduate SchoolFrenchN/A2006
Beijing Shichahai SchoolN/AN/A2005
American University of ParisFrenchN/A2004
American UniversityInternational StudiesBachelors2003
Université Catholique de LouvainIntegration Economics / Defense EconomicsN/A2000

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Tax, Investment and Estate Planning UpdateEstate Planning Update2015
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