Brian V. McAvoy

Shareholder
Naples
850 Park Shore Drive
Trianon Centre, 3rd Floor
Naples, FL 34103
P 239.649.2722
F 239.261.3659
P 239.649.2722 | F 239.261.3659

Overview

Mr. McAvoy focuses his practice on estate planning, estate and trust administration, business succession planning, Florida domicile planning, probate litigation, and fiduciary litigation. He is Board Certified in Wills, Trusts, and Estates by the Florida Bar. His clients include individuals, trust companies, and closely held business owners throughout south Florida.

Experience
  • Estate planning, wealth preservation and asset protection planning
  • Lifetime gift planning using techniques such as grantor retained annuity trusts, life insurance trusts, qualified personal residence trusts, family limited partnerships
  • Estate and trust administration
  • Probate and fiduciary litigation
  • Charitable planning
  • Pre-marital and post-marital agreements
Services

Education

  1. Hamilton College, B.A.
  2. SUNY Buffalo Law School, J.D.
    • cum laude

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Florida
  2. New York
Certifications
  • Board Certified in Wills, Trusts, and Estates by the Florida Bar
Clerkships
  1. New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department

Recognitions

  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America© in the areas of Trust & Estates and Trust & Estates Litigation (2011-2020)
  • AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Selected as a "Florida Super Lawyer" in the primary practice area of Estate Planning & Probate by Florida Super Lawyers magazine (2013-2019)

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • The Florida Bar - Real Property, Probate and Trust Law section
  • Collier County Bar Association, Trust and Estate section
Community Affiliations
  • The David Lawrence Center (A non-profit community mental health organization)
    • Director (2010-2017)
    • Vice-Chair (2015-2016)
    • Chairperson, Strategic Planning Committee (2013-2014)
  • The Community Foundation of Collier County
    • Trustee (2012-2018)
    • Chairperson, Professional Advisors Council (2013-2018)
  • Leadership Collier Class of 2000, Graduate
  • Kiwanis Club of Naples
    • President (2001-2002)
  • Immokalee Friendship House (A non-profit emergency homeless shelter)
    • Director & Secretary (2001-2007)

Insights

Overview

Mr. McAvoy focuses his practice on estate planning, estate and trust administration, business succession planning, Florida domicile planning, probate litigation, and fiduciary litigation. He is Board Certified in Wills, Trusts, and Estates by the Florida Bar. His clients include individuals, trust companies, and closely held business owners throughout south Florida.

Experience
  • Estate planning, wealth preservation and asset protection planning
  • Lifetime gift planning using techniques such as grantor retained annuity trusts, life insurance trusts, qualified personal residence trusts, family limited partnerships
  • Estate and trust administration
  • Probate and fiduciary litigation
  • Charitable planning
  • Pre-marital and post-marital agreements

Education

  1. Hamilton College, B.A.
  2. SUNY Buffalo Law School, J.D.
    • cum laude

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Florida
  2. New York
Certifications
  • Board Certified in Wills, Trusts, and Estates by the Florida Bar
Clerkships
  1. New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department

Recognitions

  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America© in the areas of Trust & Estates and Trust & Estates Litigation (2011-2020)
  • AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Selected as a "Florida Super Lawyer" in the primary practice area of Estate Planning & Probate by Florida Super Lawyers magazine (2013-2019)

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • The Florida Bar - Real Property, Probate and Trust Law section
  • Collier County Bar Association, Trust and Estate section
Community Affiliations
  • The David Lawrence Center (A non-profit community mental health organization)
    • Director (2010-2017)
    • Vice-Chair (2015-2016)
    • Chairperson, Strategic Planning Committee (2013-2014)
  • The Community Foundation of Collier County
    • Trustee (2012-2018)
    • Chairperson, Professional Advisors Council (2013-2018)
  • Leadership Collier Class of 2000, Graduate
  • Kiwanis Club of Naples
    • President (2001-2002)
  • Immokalee Friendship House (A non-profit emergency homeless shelter)
    • Director & Secretary (2001-2007)