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Andrew Henry Hook

Andrew Henry Hook

also known as Andy Hook

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Elder Law, Probate, Guardianship

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About Me

Andrew H. “Andy” Hook is the president of Hook Law Center, where he practices in the areas of elder law, estate and trust administration, estate, tax, retirement and financial planning, long-term care planning, asset protection planning, special needs planning, business succession planning and personal injury settlement consulting.

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Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, French

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1975

  1. Estate Planning: 45%
    40 years
  2. Elder Law: 35%
    40 years
  3. Guardianship: 10%
    40 years
  4. Probate: 10%
    40 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • James Gregory Hurley

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    James Hurley Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • C Douglas Welty

    Andy Hook is a talented practitioner and a true innovator in providing elder law advice and "full service" elder law care in the Tidewater region. I endorse him wholeheartedly.

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    C Welty Trusts Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Hook Law Center, PC.

295 Bendix Rd Ste 170
Virginia Beach, VA, 23452-1294

Hook Law Center, P.C.

5806 Harbour View Blvd.
Suite 203
Suffolk, VA, 23435

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
VAAuthorized to practice law197503/11/2014

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2014
AV® Preeminent™ 4.6 out of 5Martindale Hubbell2013
A Top Attorney in VirginiaVirginia Super Lawyers2012
A Top Attorney in VirginiaVirginia Super Lawyers2011
Accredited Estate PlannerNational Association of Estate Planners and Councils2011
Top Attorney in Elder LawBest Lawyers in America2010
Legal Elite - Estates, Trusts, Taxes and Elder LawVirginia Business Magazine2010
A Top Attorney in VirginiaVirginia Super Lawyers2010
A Top Attorney in VirginiaVirginia Super Lawyers2009
Legal Elite - Estates, Trusts, Taxes and Elder LawVirginia Business Magazine2009
A Top Attorney in VirginiaVirginia Super Lawyers2008
A Top Attorney in VirginiaVirginia Super Lawyers2007
A Top Attorney in VirginiaVirginia Super Lawyers2006
Certified Elder Law AttorneyNational Elder Law Foundation2000
Accreditation #9035Department of Veteran's AffairsN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Founder and PresidentHook Law Center2012 - Present
Founding PartnerOast & Hook1975 - 2012

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Bon Secours - Maryview Hospital BoardBoard Member2009 - Present
National Association of Estate Planners and CouncilsMember2006 - Present
Special Needs AllianceFounding Member2002 - Present
American College of Trust and Estate CounselFellow2000 - Present
Hampton Roads Tax ForumBoard of Directors2000 - Present
Virginia Bar AssociationTrust & Estate Legislative Committee2000 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysFellow1990 - Present
Virginia Bar AssociationTrust and Estates Section1975 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMemberN/A
Brain Injury Litigation NetworkMemberN/A
Elder Law AnswersMemberN/A
Life Care Planning Law Firms AssociationMemberN/A
Mostly Medicaid (Medicaid Professionals)MemberN/A
University of Virginia AlumniMemberN/A
Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance ForumMemberN/A
Blue Ocean Strategy GroupMemberN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Liens in Personal Injury Actions (LexisNexis)Chapter on Medicaid2011
RIA publicationsRepresenting the Elderly or Disabled Client (co-authored with Thomas Begely, Jr. )N/A
Bloomberg BNABNA Portfolio on Durable Powers of AttorneyN/A
Estate Planning MagazineElder Law Column (co-authored with Thomas Begley, Jr.)N/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Virginia School of LawLawJuris Doctor1975
University of VirginiaNuclear EngineeringNuclear Engineering with High Distinction1972

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Virginia State Bar Continuing Legal Education SeriesProtecting Your Client's Settlement Using Trusts2015
Portsmouth, VA Community Criminal Justice Board MeetingHow the Aging Population May Affect the Court System2015
Bon Secours' Seniors Group MeetingEstate Planning Fundamentals2015
2015 Virginia Academy of Elder Law Attorneys UnProgramManaging A Small Law Firm2015
2015 NAELA SummittBeyond the Form: Financial Powers of Attorney Drafting Provisions and Maximizing Acceptance2015
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationMedicaid - Current Law & Practical Tips on Negotiating Your Client's Lien2013
Virginia State Bar Association Annual MeetingPowers of Attorney2013
Virginia Society of Enrolled Agents Quarterly MeetingThe Affordable Care Act2013
Veteran’s BenefitsVeteran’s Benefits2013
VCLE - Advanced Elder Law SeminarThe ACA's Impact on Elder Law and Special Needs Practices2013
VAELA ConferenceMaking an Elder Law Practice More Efficient2013
Norfolk Yacht and Country ClubChanges in Law Regarding Estate Planning2013
Long-Term Care, Estate and Life Care Planning and Veteran’s BenefitsLong-Term Care, Estate and Life Care Planning and Veteran’s Benefits2013