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Licensed in 2000 and practicing in the areas of Domestic Relations, juvenile and criminal law.  I have worked as a domestic relations attorney, public defender, prosecutor, Guardian Ad Litem, and as an attorney advocate for children. 


I am also an active triathalon particpant and have participated for many years in Pelontonia and IronMan races.


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Contact info

Heckert & Associates Co., LPA

503 South High Street
Suite 102
Columbus, OH, 43215

Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 30%
    15 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
    15 years
  3. Juvenile: 25%
    15 years
  4. DUI & DWI: 20%
    15 years



Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Jessica Marie Wood

    I have had the pleasure of working with Chris on multiple cases, both as a Guardian ad Litem and as an opposing counsel. His experience and knowledge are extensive and he works hard to achieve positive results for his clients. I confidently endorse him.


    Jessica Wood Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • James Patrick Tyack

    Chris has a great reputation in our legal community for being a strong advocate and caring counselor for his clients.


    James Tyack Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerHeckert & Associates Co., LPA2002 - Present
AttorneyFranklin County Public Defenders Office1999 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2010 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Central Ohio Association of Juvenile LawyersMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
City of Columbus v Fay FordAffirmed
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Capital University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa (main campus)Political ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1995
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Central Ohio Association of Juvenile LawyersRole of the Guardian Ad Litem2013