Heather Youngman

“It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.”
– Eleanor Roosevelt

About Heather

Senior Attorney

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. 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.

Matrimonial Law
Family Law
Civil Litigation
Appeals
BA: St. Bonaventure University
JD: State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law
Dean’s List
Rod Serling Scholarship Award
Joseph M. Harnett Scholarship Award
James J. Whalen Academic Symposium Award Winner for Best Research
Favorite Movie: The Hudsucker Proxy
Favorite Vacation So Far: Montreal, Canada
Proudest Moment: Becoming a parent

Why do i do what i do?

There is nothing more stressful than divorce and matters involving custody. Like each family, Heather understands that each divorce and custody matter is unique. Heather represents hundreds of clients per year in family law and matrimonial matters and has successfully resolved thousands of cases through settlement and at trial.

WHEN YOU HIRE NAVE LAW FIRM, YOU AREN’T JUST HIRING A LAWYER, YOU’RE HIRING A TEAM.

A team that consists of attorneys, counsel attorneys, paralegals, legal assistants, interns, and advocates.

It’s this teamwork and shared knowledge that allows us to have the ultimate competitive advantage. By our team focusing on helping solve everyday people problems, we’ve developed a reputation for compassion, honesty, and positive results that set us apart from the other firms.

We are here to give you what you need most: Help.

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sentation

Our honest, transparent approach to client representation helps us better protect our clients.

we know how to win

With more than 100 years of experience, we leverage our insight to benefit our clients.

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We are dedicated to being a faithful and reliable support system for our clients.

what our clients are saying
The entire team at Nave Law is second to none. They are dedicated, hard working and responsive. During my experience I felt as if I was their only client. Communication was exceptional as well as the dedication and attention to my case. Thank you all for everything!
It’s hard to see the “light” after you’re in such an awful position. It’s important to choose a team who will literally be by your side through it all. Working with this firm was the best decision I could have made.

Filled with hard-working employees and highly communicative about the information that they need from their clients, Nave Law Firm treats your matters with friendly manners and seriousness towards the situation. My case was handled with detail and I never felt as though I was being neglected.

Fast, honest and professional. I had court in 3 days and was about loose my license and Nave Law firm took care of everything and I didn’t even have to go to court. They were worth every penny and I will recommend them to everyone. Thank you again Nave law Firm!
Honest great lawyer, and very empathetic and reasonable. Their Willingness to work with you and help is amazing. Would highly recommend. Not one of those slimy lawyers that milk every dime they can out of you. One of the good ones.
Solving everyday people problems.
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