Heather R. Dyer

Heather R. Dyer

Attorney - Board Certified Family Law Specialist
  • Family Law, Divorce, Estate Planning ...
  • Ohio
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Rachel Lynn Smick
Rachel Lynn Smick March 20, 2023
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Attorney Dyer is an excellent family law attorney who really cares about her clients and the outcome of the cases that she works on. She will protect your assets as if they were her own and will fight for your children as if they are her own. You cannot go wrong in hiring Attorney Dyer.
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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
    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 Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights
    Juvenile Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Adoption
  • Custody
Video Conferencing
  • Zoom
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • American Sign Language: Spoken
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Shur Law LLC
- Current
Associate Attorney
Weisenburger Law Offices, LLC
Attorney & Mediator
Phillips & Mille, Co. LPA
Heather R. Johnston Co., LPA
Volunteer CASA
CASA of Summit County
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
Board of Trustees
Peninsula Library and Historical Society
Chair - Governance and Nominating Committee
University of Florida
J.D. | Law
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
Honors: University Honors Student, Dean's List, National Honor's Society
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Professional Associations
Center for Principled Family Advocacy
Trained Collaborative Law Attorney
- Current
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Akron Bar Association
- Current
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Ohio State Bar Association
- Current
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Cleveland Bar Association
Member, Family Law Section
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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
Contact & Map
Shur Law Co., LPA
2000 Auburn Drive, Suite 200
Beachwood, OH 44122
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 (Today)
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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