Our Professional Team
Hook Law Center is a pioneer in elder law, assisting seniors and their families, persons with special needs, and advocates across Hampton Roads with comprehensive planning, life care services and legal representation. Our firm has been providing the highest quality of legal advice to the communities of Hampton Roads for more than 80 years.
Our professional staff can respond to our client’s care needs on a 24-hour basis, and our attorneys are available to provide expertise on every issue facing senior citizens and their families from long-term and life-care planning to estate and trust issues as well as financial, tax, investment, public benefit, and insurance assistance.
Andrew H. Hook
President, CELA, AEP, CFP
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…
Shannon Laymon-Pecoraro is a Shareholder of Hook Law Center, P.C. practicing in the areas of elder law, special needs planning, estate and trust administration, estate planning, asset protection planning, financial planning, guardianships and conservatorships. Ms. Laymon-Pecoraro is certified as an…
Letha Sgritta McDowell
Letha Sgritta McDowell is a Shareholder of Hook Law Center who works primarily with the firm’s North Carolina clients. Her practice includes the areas of elder law, special needs planning, estate and trust administration, estate planning, asset protection planning, long-term…
Emily A. Martin
Prior to joining the firm, Emily worked as an estate planning and elder law attorney in Virginia Beach for several years. In addition to being admitted to the Virginia State Bar and North Carolina State Bar, she is licensed to…
Jennifer S. Rossettini
Jennifer Rossettini is an attorney with Hook Law Center, P.C., where she practices in the areas of elder law, estate planning, estate and trust administration, and financial planning. She rejoins our firm after spending 10 years as a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL…
Rachel H. Snead
Rachel graduated from the University of Richmond T.C. Williams School of Law in 2019 and graduated magna cum laude from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies. While at UR Law, Rachel was a…