Heather R. Dyer

Heather R. Dyer

Divorce Attorney - Board Certified Family Law Specialist
  • Family Law, Divorce, Estate Planning ...
  • Ohio
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With over seventeen years of intensive courtroom experience, Attorney Dyer has the expertise necessary to confidently and effectively represent Northeast Ohio clients in all aspects of family law including, divorce, dissolution, child custody, visitation, child support, spousal support, adoptions, modifications and restraining orders. She served as a Guardian ad Litem for minors in hundreds of cases, advocating for their best interest in custody matters.

Attorney Dyer is one of a handful of lawyers certified by the Ohio State Bar Association as a Family Law Specialist.

Attorney Dyer strives to meet her clients’ goals in an efficient and cost-effective manner, providing personalized attention and individualized guidance. She can provide the best strategy for negotiated resolutions, contentious cases or collaborative matters. She will be there every step of the way, fighting for you and finding viable solutions.

She received her Bachelor’s degree in Business and Organizational Communications as an honors student at the University of Akron, and her Juris Doctorate from the University of Florida in 2002. She is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and the Akron Bar Association. Attorney Dyer has served as a mediator and is also certified in Collaborative Divorce.

Attorney Dyer is originally from Central Ohio. After graduating from college she migrated to Florida to enjoy the sunshine and attend law school, eventually returning to Northeast Ohio to practice law and raise a family. She resides in Akron with her youngest child.

Attorney Dyer serves clients in Summit, Cuyahoga, Medina, Portage, Stark, Lake and Geauga counties.

Practice Areas
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Divorce
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Elder Law
Probate
Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Arbitration & Mediation
Business - Arbitration/Mediation, Consumer - Arbitration/Mediation, Family - Arbitration/Mediation
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights
Juvenile Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Adoption
  • Custody
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Ohio
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Languages
  • American Sign Language: Spoken
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Associate
Shur Law Co LPA
- Current
Associate Attorney
Weisenburger Law Offices, LLC
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Attorney & Mediator
Phillips & Mille, Co. LPA
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Attorney
Heather R. Johnston Co., LPA
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Volunteer CASA
CASA of Summit County
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Acted as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) and advocated for the best interests of abused, neglected and Dependent children of Summit County.
Staff Attorney & Attorney/GAL
Summit County Juvenile Court - CASA Department
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Board of Trustees
Peninsula Library and Historical Society
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Chair - Governance and Nominating Committee
Education
University of Florida
J.D. | Law
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Honors: Member, John Marshall Bar Association Treasurer, International Law Society Volunteer Legal Advocate, Holocaust Survivors Assistance Program
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University of Akron
B.A. | Business and Organizational Communications
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Honors: University Honors Student, Dean's List, National Honor's Society
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Awards
Family Law Specialist
Ohio State Bar Association
Has been a family relations specialist since 2015.
Professional Associations
Center for Principled Family Advocacy
Trained Collaborative Law Attorney
- Current
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Akron Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Ohio State Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Cleveland Bar Association
Member, Family Law Section
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Certifications
Certified Family Law Specialist
Ohio State Bar Association
Forensic Interviewer
Finding Words - Sponsored by State Atty. General's Office
Trained in Specialized Family & Juvenile Law Mediation (currently no certification available in Ohio)
Supreme Court of Ohio
Collaborative Law
Center for Principled Family Advocacy
Websites & Blogs
Website
Shur Law Website
Blog
Shur Law Blog
Contact & Map
Shur Law Co., LPA
Akron Office
388 S. Main St.
Ste. 440
Akron, OH 44311
Toll-Free: (216) 400-0430
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)
Shur Law Co., LPA Chagrin Highland Office
Cleveland
2000 Auburn Drive Suite 200
Beachwood, OH 44122
Telephone: (216) 400-0430
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)
Shur Law Co., LPA Louisville Office
Kentucky
222 S. 1st St. Ste. 305
Louisville, KY 40202
Telephone: (502) 221-7710
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)
Shur Law Co., LPA Northern Kentucky Office
Florence
7310 Turfway Rd. Suite. 550
Florence, KY 41042
Telephone: (859) 412-1080
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)
Shur Law Co., LPA West Chester Office
Cincinnati
9078 Union Centre Blvd. Suite 350
West Chester, OH 45069
Telephone: (513) 449-0990
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)
Shur Law Co., LPA Blue Ash Office
Cincinnati
4555 Lake Forest Dr. Ste. 650
Cincinnati, OH 45242
Telephone: (513) 449-0990
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)
Shur Law Co., LPA Hyde Park Office
Cincinnati
4030 Smith Road Suite 200
Cincinnati, OH 45209
Telephone: (513) 449-0990
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)
Shur Law Co., LPA Downtown Cincinnati Office
312 Walnut St Suite 1600
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Telephone: (513) 449-0990
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)