Heather R. Dyer

Heather R. Dyer

Attorney - Board Certified Family Law Specialist
  • Family Law, Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation ...
  • Ohio
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With over thirteen 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, 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 the Cuyahoga Valley National park area with her three children.

Attorney Dyer offers in-depth case reviews and can be contacted via telephone at (330) 296-8000 or via email by clicking on “Contact Us”.

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 Experience
Associate Attorney
Weisenburger Law Offices, LLC
- Current
Attorney & Mediator
Phillips & Mille, Co. LPA
- Current
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
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
Certified Family Law Specialist
Ohio State Bar Association
Professional Associations
Ohio State Bar
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Cleveland Bar Association
Member, Family Law Section
- Current
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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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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • Credit Cards Accepted
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
    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
  • American Sign Language: Spoken
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Portage County Office
149 N. Prospect, Suite 1
Suite 1
Ravenna, OH 44266
Telephone: (330) 296-8000
Summit County Office
4466 Darrow Road, Suite 3
Stow, OH 44224
Toll-Free: (330) 686-2890