Ms. Keith is the founding member of Keith Law Firm, LLC. Since starting her legal career, she has devoted her practice almost exclusively to divorce and family law, successfully representing clients in the Superior and Appellate Courts as well as outside of Court.
Ms. Keith received her Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall University School of Law, where she distinguished herself by being selected for membership of the Seton Hall Circuit Review and winning awards in appellate advocacy. Ms. Keith represented at-need clients, in Court and in mediation, through the Family Law Clinic at Seton Hall University’s Center for Social Justice. An accomplished musician, Ms. Keith founded Seton Hall University’s Arts Law Society and served two years as President.
Ms. Keith is trained in mediation and conciliation skills and has completed training in Divorce Mediation through New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education. Ms. Keith regularly mediates cases in the Superior Court’s Intermediate Special Civil Part Mediation/Settlement and Landlord-Tenant Settlement programs in Union County.
As part of her commitment to offering her clients alternatives to litigation, Ms. Keith is a collaboratively trained attorney. She is a member of the New Jersey Collaborative Law Group and the International Academy of Collaborative Law Practitioners.
Ms. Keith enjoys advocating for her clients, performing with her singing groups, and mentoring other young attorneys.
Licensed since 2007
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I endorse this lawyer. Heather is an experienced attorney whose participation and comments in Avvo show her commitment to serving clients as well as her level of experience.She is an excellent attorney that I recommend wholeheartedly.
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Rising Star||New Jersey Super Lawyer||2014|
|Best Brief; Best Oralist for Appellate Advocacy||Seton Hall University School of Law||2006|
|Associate Attorney||Ceconi & Cheifetz, LLC||2008 - 2012|
|Judicial Law Clerk||Superior Court of New Jersey||2007 - 2008|
|Legal Intern, Juvenile Division||Union County Prosecutor's Office||2006 - 2006|
|Legal Intern||Avaya||2005 - 2005|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Union County Bar Association||Trustee||2014 - Present|
|New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators||Member||2012 - Present|
|International Academy of Collaborative Professionals||Member||2012 - Present|
|Union County Bar Association||Young Lawyer Trustee||2010 - 2012|
|American Bar Association||Member||2007 - Present|
|Barry Croland Family Law American Inn of Court||Member||2007 - Present|
|Richard J. Hughes American Inn of Court||Member||2007 - Present|
|New Jersey State Bar Association||Member||2006 - Present|
|New Jersey Family Lawyer, Vol. 33, No. 1||Editorial: Alimony Guidelines – If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It, with Cary B. Cheifetz, Esq.||2012|
|New Jersey Lawyer||Custody and Religion: Are Church and State Separate in New Jersey Family Court?||2009|
|3 Seton Hall Cir. Rev. 565||United States v. Rapanos: Is “Waters of the United States” Necessary for Clean Water Act Jurisdiction?||2007|
|New Jersey Family Lawyer||New Jersey Fee Arbitration: A Primer for Practitioners (pending)||N/A|
|Seton Hall University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|Oberlin College||Music Performance||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|