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Heather Lynn Horst

Family Attorney at Omaha, NE

5.0   5 reviews

also known as Heather Horst

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About Heather

Learn Heather’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Divorce and separation
    Parenting plans, property settlement, spousal support, temporary orders, qualified domestic relation orders

    13 years

  2. Estate planning
    Wills & Probate

  3. Family
    Establishing paternity, child support, child custody, modification of existing custody/support orders

    13 years

  4. Personal injury
    Premise liability, Motor vehicle accident, dog bite, negligence

    13 years

  5. Criminal defense
    Plea bargains, misdemeanors, DUI

    12 years

  6. Landlord or tenant
    Evictions, lease agreements, lease applications

    11 years

I am an associate Attorney at Walz, Law Offices, P.C., L.L.O., a full-service law firm that represents clients in the Omaha and Lincoln areas.  I handle family law, personal injury and landlord/tenant matters.  I also assist clients with estate planning and business formation.  Since 2010 I have worked diligently to help clients navigate the legal system.

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Licensed for 12 years
State NE
Status Active
Acquired 2012
Updated 01/16/2023
State WI
Status Resigned
Acquired 2010
Updated 03/05/2023

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

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Posted by M.H | August 29, 2022
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Extraordinary Attorney
I discovered Attorney Heather on the morning of August 29, 2022. My first call was a free consultation. She heard my concern and within 10 minutes, she assured me with confidence that all my real estate, county, and court records were in order. Heater gave me her undivided attention. She is a very knowledgeable and professional attorney, but most importantly, trustworthy and reliable. I offered to pay her for her determination to help me. but she refused and reminded me for the first time it a free consultation. I never experienced such great service from a passionate and compassionate attorney. I would definitely recommend Heather L. Horst as your attorney.
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Posted by Taylor | October 17, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Pit bull I'm a human body
Heather is amazing. She knew what would need to be said and stayed on top of everything. Gives updates alot and informs you about the opposite patry. She knows her stuff. I have recommended her to a few of my friends and they love her as well. She did it in such and short period of time Thanks again for everything. Your my go to lady in custody! She don't mess around!!
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Posted by anonymous | July 26, 2015
A pitbull in a skirt!
Heather knew exactly what needed to be said and how to listen for when the other side was messing up. She knows her information. I will continue to have Heather in my corner when I need it again. I have already referred her to many of my friends and family.
Posted by Jason | July 22, 2015
Help when I needed it.
Heather was very helpful when I needed to file a contempt in my divorce case that had been closed for over 2 years. She did the research on the case needed and suggested a course of action. The issue was solved out of court and I couldn't be happier with the outcome. Thank you again for the great job!!!
Posted by anonymous | July 20, 2015
very professional, and polite
Heather was diligent and thorough with our personal injury case. She kept us informed of the process every step of the way and made sure to maximize our settlement.


  • Hourly Rates $ 165-165 per hour
  • Contingency 33%-33%
Payment methods
Cash, Check


AVVO RATING 8.1 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Associate
  • Walz Law Office, P.C., L.L.O.
  • 2012 - Present
  • Paralegal
  • The Law Office of David J. Reed
  • 2011 - 2012
  • Associate
  • Rizzo & Diersen, S.C.
  • 2010 - 2011


  • Duke University
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2010
  • University of Nebraska, Omaha
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2007

Legal Cases

  • Andersen v. Clark, No. A -19-768 (2020)
  • Successfully reversed Domestic Abuse Protection Order where no Domestic Abuse had Occurred.
  • Clark v. Clark, No. A-19-195 (2020)
  • Successfully affirmed ruling of trial court regarding retroactive child support.
  • Bryson L. v. Izabella L., 302 Neb. 145, 921 N.W.2d 829, (2019)
  • Successfully affirmed trial court ruling regarding paternity of minor child.


  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • 2012 - Present
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • 2010 - 2012

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • Best Family Lawyers in Omaha
  • 2022


  • Action Magazine
  • Absenteeism and Unemployment Insurance: Your No-Fault Attendance Policy is No Good Here
  • 2011

Attorney endorsements

Received (6)
Given (16)
Endorse Heather
Personal injury Attorney | Dec 05
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Heather is a great lawyer."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Jun 08
Relationship: Other
"I have known Heather Horst since Law School--she is a diligent and compassionate lawyer who will give you sophisticated legal counsel every time. I have always been greatly impressed by Heather's honesty and intelligence. She approaches every problem with an open mind and finds creative and innovating solutions for her clients. I recommend her without reservation."
Personal injury Attorney | May 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I strongly endorse this lawyer. Heather is highly respected and is very dedicated to her clients. She is a top-notch lawyer with the mental acuity and mettle to handle the toughest of cases."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Jul 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Jul 27
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I would endorse on all of Heather's practice areas. Heather is a smart and dedicated lawyer that you will find yourself lucky to work with her."
Child support Attorney | Jul 08
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"With Rachel on the other side, we were able to quickly reach a fair resolution for both our clients. I endorse this lawyer."
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