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Jeffrey Alan Heater

Family Attorney at Saint Louis, MO

3.4   18 reviews

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Licensed for 17 years
State MO
Status Good Standing, Active
Acquired 2006
Updated 01/01/2023
State OK
Status Inactive
Acquired 2005
Updated 07/05/2011

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The Law Office of Jeffrey A. Heater, P.C.
5205 Hampton Ave.
Saint Louis, MO, 63109


3.4 / 5.0
  18 customer reviews
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Posted by Jesse | September 14, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Wonderful attorney
I'm really happy with Jeff. My case was very emotional for my whole family and I could call him 24/7 on his cell phone and he would answer and help.
Posted by Derrick | May 12, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Completely satisfied
Mr. Heater did a super job on my child custody case. He was always easy to get ahold of and really knows his stuff. Couldn't be happier.
Posted by Timothy | April 29, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Very good attorney
Mr. Heater did a great job on my divorce. He made it as easy as possible and really explained it all well. I would definitely hire him again.
Posted by Megan | September 25, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Very good lawyer
Mr. Heater took very good care of my case. He's helped many of my friends and family with legal matters and always done a great job.
Posted by Jennifer | July 22, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
jeff was really professional and got me through a tough divorce when it felt like nobody else was on my side.
Posted by Marsha | February 19, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Very Professional
Mr. Heater did a wonderful job for me and my kids. I was really scare but he made it seem ok. Very happy with how things turned out
Posted by anonymous | September 8, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Mr. Heater has handled a personal family matter, a criminal issue, and recently a family company legal problem. I can speak for the whole family by saying he's been awesome to us. Not only did we get good results but he actually cared about us as people. That is new in my dealings with attorneys over the last 30 years!
Posted by David | September 26, 2014
Mr. Heater really helped me a lot with my divorce. He has handled cases for me and my family and friends before and everyone is very happy with him. The divorce was not easy but he was with me every step of the way and really fought for me. Overall a really good attorney. I recommend him 100%.
Posted by Jennifer | August 2, 2014
Thanks Jeff!!!
Jeff did an awesome job on my custody case. He was very understanding and always available. He explained every step of the process. My mom dad and me are very greatful that we have my little boy back where he belongs. Thanks for taking all the crazy late night phone calls and telling me everything is ok :)
Posted by Angie | May 31, 2012
Jeff is an exceptional family law attorney
Jeff is an exceptional family law attorney. He handled my divorce in St. Louis County with compassion and ease. The whole process went very smoothly and I was very happy with the child support, child custody and alimony that I received. He also was very flexible on payment with me and didn't bill me for a lot of the work he did. He was also generous enough to take care of a traffic ticket for me for FREE because he knew I couldn't afford to pay it at the time! I've used other lawyers before and Jeff Heater is by far the best attorney in Clayton or anywhere else in St. Louis!
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Posted by Meredith | September 16, 2011
Jeff is Great
Jeff handled my divorce and a DWI. He got the DWI dismissed and got me everything I wanted in the divorce. He kept me informed and really explained everything so that I understood it. He also gave me his cell # and would also talk to me when I had questions. He was always very patient since I'd never been in trouble before or been divorced.
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Posted by Terry | October 17, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Run as fast as you can
Used Jeffrey Heater for a DWI case. He missed court twice. I showed but not him. He took money to get hardship license but never did anything on it. Just told me it’s complicated. Sure I messed up in my life but I ended up getting a felony for a DWI, don’t get me wrong I had a few. But he didn’t to work on prosecutor to try and do anything! He’s the worst lawyer, he was given to me by a exceptional lawyer that had cancer, I I never would of taken this lawyer! Terrible
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Posted by Adam | October 1, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
This guy is a complete scammer and a liar do not give him any money I hired him for a simple custody case that he took 4 grand of my money and never finished the case he is the biggest con artist of all time and he needs to lose his license asap he’s ruining peoples lives he’s doing it to everyone report him to the bar
Posted by Daniel | January 18, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Listwn; Do not ever forever...... He's a scammer and
I would give a 0 if I could. This person was paid in full up front from the start, and I got No not even any lawyer client I services. There was always an excuse, whenever I finally heard from him days maybe week later after calling him continuously about my case with trying to get legal half custody of my daughter. I never received any paperwork or verification about my case,and he completely wrote all the wrong information in logs for my case. I have been drugged through this, his, garbage for over a year into 2. I can't get a call back, I can't get any info on my case, I can't get any paperwork, just Nothing. Because he's done Nothing, horrible in any type of communication skills, while taking your hard earned money only to do nothing but cause grief and turmoil. He's an horrible person and horrible lawyer at any given time and should be disbarred at all cost. I now am and got to seek other consultation because of his incompetence and negligence. Im still fighting for custody of my daughter now over a year later because of him, he got my money and then Nothing. Do not mess with this man at all He's not a lawyer, but a scammer and user to his own advantage. I wouldn't recommend him to my worst enemy.
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Posted by anonymous | May 6, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
I did not personally like the way he communicates. I would not recommend, but that is just personal experience.
Posted by anonymous | February 10, 2015
Lied about filing paperwork then filed wrong paperwork.changed offices several times!!! Would not return phone calls. Screwed up my settlement which I have the opposing attorneys email! Which also has attorney client privilege info in it... Meaning my settlement was so messed up Jeff said the other attorney messed it up and when I threatened mis conduct... The other attorney was told by Jeff when in fact he was the one who screwed it all up! And Jeff wants the remainder of his fees from me!! Well in fact my stuff was so messed up he should be giving me my money back!!! As a moral issue since he had my stuff so messed up from the beginning! Not only that but I told him I was dealing with an attorney now judge in the court system who is my child's grandmother and I need someone to play the game with them not me!!! He couldn't play!!!
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Posted by AMANDA | April 30, 2014
DO NOT HIRE THIS ATTORNEY...................
Posted by anonymous | January 12, 2014
Don't give this guy your money!!!!!!!!!
I hired this man for several months over which time he did almost nothing and became exceedingly difficult to contact. Eventually, he left me a voicemail saying he couldn't represent me anymore as he had 'worked with'the lawyer representing my child's other parent. This was a clear and blatant lie as I found out later he had simply changed firms and dropped a number of his clients. Only hire this man if u want to pay the maximum amount for a bare minimum of representation!!!
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Response from Jeffrey Heater August 3, 2014
I did join a firm briefly but that has nothing to do with your other comment. I believe there has been some kind of confusion. I have no idea who could have written this but if its a legitimate complaint then please contact me so I can correct the misunderstanding. I hope to hear from you.
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  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 250-250 per hour
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AVVO RATING 7.9 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Instructor
  • St. Louis Community College - Meramec
  • 2009 - 2009
  • Adjunct Professor
  • St. Louis University School Of Law
  • 2008 - 2009
  • Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
  • Jefferson County Prosecuting Attorney's Office
  • 2007 - 2011
  • Attorney
  • Meier, Allred & Associates, LLC
  • 2006 - 2007
  • Attorney
  • Garrett Law Office, P.C.
  • 2005 - 2006
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  • University of Tulsa School of Law
  • J.D.
  • 2004
  • University of Memphis
  • M.B.A.
  • 1999
  • University of Memphis
  • B.S.
  • 1996


  • • Missouri Bar Association - Family Law Section
  • N/A
  • • Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • N/A
  • • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • N/A

Languages Spoken

  • English


  • Coach - 1st Place
  • National Moot Court
  • N/A
  • Top 10 Family Lawyer
  • Lawyers of Distinction
  • N/A
  • Best Lawyer 2018
  • SuperLawyers
  • N/A

Attorney endorsements

Received (5)
Given (16)
Endorse Jeffrey
Family Attorney | Nov 11
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Feb 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Feb 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have been lucky to known Jeff in the legal community for well over 10 years now. I fully endorse him as an attorney and will continue to refer cases to him specifically in the areas of bankruptcy, family law and criminal defense."
Unknown Attorney | Sep 19
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Saint Louis Family Lawyer Jeffrey Alan Heater
Jeffrey Alan Heater
Family Attorney
Saint Louis, MO
Licensed for 17 years
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