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Heather Lynn Schmidt

Heather Lynn Schmidt

also known as Heather Schmidt Bresnahan

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Child Custody, Family, Mediation, Real Estate

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2001

  1. Child Custody: 40%
  2. Divorce & Separation: 40%
    14 years
  3. Family: 10%
  4. Real Estate: 5%
  5. Mediation: 5%



Hourly ($250-300/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

10 total 

  • No photo

    I endorse this lawyer. Honest, works hard, does what it takes to get case to a conclusion, while advocating for her clients. I would recommend clients to her.


    John Zagari
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Abby De Blassio

    I endorse this lawyer. Heather takes a practical approach to resolving family law matters, in a manner that avoids unnecessary conflict and litigation. In doing so she remains a diligent and effective advocate for her clients.


    Abby De Blassio Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Fiscus & Ball, PC

330 Grant Street
3100 Grant Building
Pittsburgh, PA, 15225-1502




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
BV DistinguishedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Rising StarPennsylvania Super Lawyers2011
Pennsylvania Super Lawyers "Rising Star" 2006Pennsylvania Super Lawyers2006
Pittsburgh's "50 Finest" Young ProfessionalsPittsburgh Magazine2005

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
ShareholderFiscus & Ball, P.C.2010 - Present
PartnerVoelker, Gricks & Schmidt, L.L.P.2009 - 2010
AssociateGoldberg, Gruener, Gentile, Horoho & Avalli, P.C.2002 - 2006
Law Clerk to Head of HomicideDistrict Attorney's Office1992 - 1998


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Brehon Law SocietySecretary2009 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Duquesne University School of LawLawJuris Doctorate2001

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Pennsylvania Bar InstituteYour First Divorce Case2012