Heather Schmidt Bresnahan is a skilled legal advocate who provides effective representation in all aspects of family law. From complex divorce matters including valuation of businesses and high net worth support disputes, custody disputes to preparing prenuptial or postnuptial agreements, her comprehensive family law experience will be essential to protecting your interests. Heather also helps families protect assets through drafting wills and administration of estates.
Heather has been licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania since 2001. Throughout her nearly 20-year legal career, she has focused on providing comprehensive and effective representation to each client. She is recognized as an effective negotiator who obtains favorable results through her ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of personality types. When trial is necessary to resolve a dispute, she is relentless in preparing and presenting her clients’ cases in court.
After graduating cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in political science and international studies in 1993, Heather went to work for the Allegheny County District Attorney’s office for six years. Heather then went back to law school in 1997 and received her Juris Doctorate Degree from Duquesne University School of Law in 2001. She was admitted to the Bar of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania in October 2001.