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Heather Youngman

Nave Law Firm
  • Divorce, Family Law
  • New York
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Biography

Heather is a Senior Attorney at Nave Law where her practice focuses on family and matrimonial law and civil litigation. Heather came to Nave Law Firm after working at another Syracuse law firm, where she was the firm’s lead matrimonial attorney for the Syracuse office. Heather has extensive experience litigating family court and matrimonial matters, including complex matters of custody and equitable distribution. Heather’s other professional experience includes working as a journalist, editor, and marketing manager.

Heather is a member of the Attorney for the Child panel in Onondaga County, the Onondaga County Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, and the Northern District of New York Bar Association.

She is a member of the Board of Directors of Toomey Residential and Community Services, a not-for-profit organization that provides behavioral health, child, and adult care, as well as housing, family support, and emergency services for people in the Syracuse area.

Heather graduated cum laude from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law, where she served as editor of the Buffalo Intellectual Property Law Journal and was an associate member of the Buffalo Human Rights Law Review and the Buffalo Journal of Gender, Law, and Social Policy. She is a graduate of St. Bonaventure University, where she majored in journalism and mass communication.

Education
SUNY Buffalo Law School
J.D. (2012) | Law
Honors: cum laude
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St. Bonaventure University
B.A. (2001) | Journalism & Mass Communications
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Professional Experience
Senior Attorney
Nave Law Firm
- Current
Partner
Tully Rinckey, PLLC
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Associate Attorney
Olinksy Law Group
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Law Clerk
Harrington & Mahoney
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Law Clerk
Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria, LLP
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Editor and Website Coordinator
Stewart Howe Alumni Service
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Marketing Manager
Wordsmyth
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Sharing Custody May Not Be a Reason to Reduce Support
Lexology
Awards
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
2018 - 2023
Superb Rating 9.7/10
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Professional Associations
Attorney for the Child Panel in Onondaga County
Member
Current
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Onondaga County Bar Association
Member
Current
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New York State Bar Association
Member
Current
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New York State Bar  # 5109442
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
ID Number: 5109442
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U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Civil Litigation
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
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