FORT MYERS, Fla. (July 28, 2014) – Heidi M. Brown, associate attorney with Osterhout & McKinney, P.A., is now a Board Certified Elder Law Attorney under The Florida Bar.

Brown is a member of the Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, The Elder Law and Real Property, Probate and Trust Law sections of The Florida Bar, and The American Bar Association. Brown is the immediate past president of the Estate Planning Council of Lee County, and most recently received accreditation for the preparation, presentation and prosecution of claims for Veterans benefits before the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

Brown received her Juris Doctor from the College of William and Mary, located in Williamsburg, Virginia, in 2005, and her practice focuses on the areas of probate, trust and estate planning and Medicaid planning. She received her undergraduate degree from Georgetown University in 1997.

For more than two decades, the attorneys of Osterhout & McKinney, P.A. have been committed to providing legal services to the elderly of Southwest Florida, assisting in protecting their assets, preserving their independence and maintaining their security as they confront the concerns of aging and illness. The firm’s elder law focus includes estate planning, probate, guardianship, asset protection planning, living wills, health care surrogates, durable powers of attorney, trusts, life care planning, special needs trusts, and Medicare and Medicaid qualification.

Osterhout & McKinney, P.A. has two office locations in Southwest Florida located at 3783 Seago Lane in Fort Myers, and 999 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Suite 200 in Naples. For more information, call 239-939-4888 or visit