Meet the attorneys

Our Premier Advocates for Elder Law

Zacharia Brown: Pittsburgh Elder Care Attorney

Carl Zacharia

Carl is a partner for Zacharia Brown with offices in McKeesport, McMurray, Wexford and Bradenton Florida. His practice focuses on assisting families with the legal and financial issues associated with long term and nursing home care. Carl also has over 25 years of experience dealing with Elder Law and Estate Planning issues and strategies for families.
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Christine Brown Murphy: Pittsburgh Estate Planning Attorney

Christine Brown Murphy

Christine is a Partner of Zacharia & Brown, and provides advice and counsel to clients and their families in the areas of Asset Protection planning, Medicaid Eligibility for nursing home care, Veterans' Benefits Eligibility, and related Estate Planning and Estate Administration issues. Christine often lectures on these topics and teaches continuing education courses to nursing home administrators, social workers, financial advisors, CPAs and other professional counselors.
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Colleen D. Bratkovich: Living Will Attorney

Colleen D. Bratkovich

Colleen is an Associate at Zacharia & Brown and practices in the areas of Medicaid Planning and Eligibility, Veterans’ Benefits, and related Estate Planning and Estate Administration issues.

Colleen is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
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Thomas A. McCaffrey

Tom is an associate of Zacharia & Brown, and provides advice and counsel to a variety of clients and their families in the areas of Estate Planning, Trusts and Estate Administration and all related areas of law.
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Carrie E Conboy: Elder Care Attorney

Carrie E Conboy

Carrie is an associate attorney at Zacharia & Brown and also serves as the firm's Marketing and Business Development Manager. She provides assistance and counsel to individuals and families regarding Estate and Elder Law Planning Issues.
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Justin Ellis: Medicaid Planning Attorney

Justin Ellis

Justin is an associate attorney at Zacharia Brown, counseling clients in estate and asset protection planning, Medicaid eligibility for long term care, Veterans’ benefits eligibility, and estate administration. He also represents clients in Orphans’ Court litigation, including guardianship proceedings for incapacitated adults.
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Benjamin W. Urso: Elder Law Planning

Benjamin W. Urso

Ben is an associate attorney at Zacharia Brown who practices and provides counsel to clients in the areas of Medicaid eligibility and asset protection for long-term care in a nursing home, Veterans Benefits eligibility, Estate Administration, and Estate Planning including wills, powers of attorney, living wills, and trusts.
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