Heather Maloney’s practice focuses on Pacific Northwest families and includes Family Law, Estate Planning and Employment Law. Heather handles multiple aspects of Family Law matters including separation, divorce, parenting plans and child support. Whether a new or existing family law matter, Heather is experienced in multiple aspects of family law litigation. Heather provides her clients the input, support and expertise needed to navigate these challenging transitions in a family’s life.
Heather also provides Estate Planning services including the drafting of Wills, Advance Directives (including Mental Health Advance Directives) and Powers of Attorney. Heather’s Estate Planning clients find her approach and demeanor refreshing as she carefully walks her clients through each stage of the estate planning process.
In addition to her Family Law and Estate Planning practices, Heather practices Employment Law on a limited basis. Heather regularly counsels and represents clients before governmental agencies including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Washington State Employment Security Department. Heather also assists clients in negotiating onboarding and exiting strategies with Seattle area employers from hiring offers to severance packages.
Heather is a Seattle native and her clients find her to be a natural people person with a positive attitude, flexible mindset and commitment to justice. Heather understands that cases are won on the facts and is diligent in learning all aspects of a case through investigative interviews and detailed research. A member of the Washington State Bar Association and King County Bar Association, she enjoys her involvement in these organizations and staying abreast of current developments in her practice areas. Heather also donates her time as a pro-bono attorney for the King County Bar Association Neighborhood Legal Clinics providing limited legal advice and referrals to county residents who might otherwise have no access to the legal system. Heather finds this volunteer work incredibly rewarding.
In her spare time, Heather enjoys spending weekends hiking in the Issaquah Alps with her dog Reggie, skiing with family in and around the Pacific Northwest and curling up with a cup of tea and a good book.
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