Heather C. Keith

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Westfield, NJ

Keith Family Law
 | 50 Cardinal Dr, Suite 203
Westfield, NJ 07090
Phone: 908-233-4555
Fax: 908-233-4557
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2014 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (60%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (40%)


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    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Heather C. Keith is the founder of the Keith Family Law in Westfield, New Jersey. Focusing exclusively on family law and divorce, Ms. Keith represents clients in the areas surrounding Westfield and all across New Jersey who need experienced legal support and assistance with any type of domestic or matrimonial issue.

    Ms. Keith attended Seton Hall University School of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor in 2007. That same year, the Supremen Courts of New Jersey and New York admitted her to practice, and she is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. Ms. Keith served as associate attorney for a reputable matrimonia and family law firm in northern New Jersey before founding her own private practice in 2012.

    Throughout her legal career, Ms. Keith has maintained a focus on helping families with their legal matters. While still in law school, she completed internships with the Juvenile Division of the Union County Prosecutor's Office and the Superior Court of New Jersey judiciary in the Children in Court and Post-Judgment matrimonial dockets, and she represented at-need families in Seton Hall University School of Law's Center for Social Justice’s Family Law Clinic. She also served as judicial law clerk for the Superior Court of New Jersey.

    Dedicated to her profession, Ms. Keith remains active in a number of professional organizations, including memberships with the American and New Jersey State Bar Associations, The Barry Croland Family Law American Inns of Court and The Richard J. Hughes American Inns of Court, and she is a Trustee of the Union County Bar Association. In addition to practicing law, she is an author who has published several articles on various legal topics.

    As a family law attorney, Ms. Keith encourages her clients to resolve their family issues through collaboration and mediation when possible. Trained in divorce mediation, she is a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, the New Jersey Collaborative Law Group, and Family Focus Divorce.

    Practice Areas
    • 60%Family Law
    • 40%Alternative Dispute Resolution
    Focus Areas

    Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Mediation


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    Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2014 - 2017

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    About Heather Keith

    Admitted: 2007, New Jersey

    Professional Webpage: https://www.keithfamilylaw.com/heather-c-keith-esq/

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • New Jersey State Bar Association, Solo and Small Firm Section, 2007 - present
    • Private Divorce and Family Law Mediator, New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators
    • Member, International Academy of Collaborative Practitioners
    • Barry Croland Family Inns of Court
    • U.S. District Court of New Jersey
    • Union County Bar Association, Young Lawyer Trustee, 2010-2012
    • New Jersey State Bar Association, Young Lawyer Section
    • Collaborative Attorney, New Jersey Center for Collaborative Divorce and Mediation
    • American Bar Association, Family Law Section
    • New York
    • Union County Bar Association, 2007 - present
    • New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section
    • Collaborative Attorney, New Jersey Collaborative Law Group
    • American Bar Association, Solo and Small Business Section
    • New Jersey
    • Richard J. Hughes Civil Inns of Court  
    • Union County Bar Association, Trustee, 2014-present

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Editorial: Alimony Guidelines – If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It, with Cary B. Cheifetz, Esq., New Jersey Family Lawyer, Vol. 33, No. 1 (June 2012)
    • Justice Robert L. Clifford — In Memoriam, New Jersey Family Lawyer, Vol. 35, No. 4 (June 2015)
    • Custody and Religion: Are Church and State Separate in New Jersey Family Court?, New Jersey Lawyer (August 2009)
    • United States v. Rapanos: Is “Waters of the United States” Necessary for Clean Water Act Jurisdiction?, 3 Seton Hall Cir. Rev. 565 (2007)
    • Associate Editor, New Jersey Family Lawyer (publication of the New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Division)

    Educational Background:

    • Oberlin College, B.A.
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    • “I have known Heather for many years through the state and local Bar Association. I served as a mediator on a case she handled. She did an excellent job advocating for her client, and helping resolve the matter. I have referred many clients to her.”

    These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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    Office Location for Heather C. Keith

    50 Cardinal Dr
    Suite 203
    Westfield, NJ 07090

    Phone: 908-233-4555

    Fax: 908-233-4557

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