Brian V. McAvoy


850 Park Shore Drive
Trianon Centre, 3rd Floor
Naples, FL 34103
P 239.649.2722
F 239.261.3659
Fort Myers
2320 First Street, Suite 1000
Fort Myers, FL 33901
P 239.337.3850
F 239.337.0970

Brian V. McAvoy


Phone: 239.649.2722
Fax: 239.261.3659

Brian 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.

Representative Matters

  • 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


  • Board Certified in Wills, Trusts & Estates Law by The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America© in the areas of Trust & Estates and Trust & Estates Litigation (2011-2018)
  • AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Selected as a "Florida Super Lawyer" for Estate Planning & Probate by Florida Super Lawyers magazine (2013-2017)
  • Clerkship: Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department of the New York Supreme Court (1985-1986)


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

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 (2012-2017)
    • Chairperson, Professional Advisors Council (2013-2017)
  • 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)

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