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Heritage M. Filer concentrates her practice on representing clients with a variety of family law issues, including: dissolutions, legal separations, paternity, relocation of children, meretricious relationships, asset and debt division, child support, and issues regarding contempt of court motions.  


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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 40%
  2. Child Custody: 20%
  3. Domestic Violence: 15%
  4. Child Support: 15%
  5. Family: 10%
    6 years



Hourly ($220-265/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Mark Richard McLean

    I confidently refer Seattle-area family law matters to Heritage. I'm proud to call her a colleague and a friend.


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  • Valerie Anne Bell

    Heritage is a highly skilled family law attorney who is able to mediate and negotiate equitable settlements for her clients if settlement is feasible and also able to litigate effectively and professionally in those cases in which for whatever reason settlement is not possible.


    Valerie Bell Family Attorney
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Contact info


811 First Avenue
Suite 100
Seattle, WA, 98104


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40American Society of Legal Advocates2016
Nominated "10 Best" Attorneys for WashingtonAmerican Institute of Family Law Attorneys2015
Nation's Top One PercentNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40American Society of Legal Advocates2015
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2014
Top 100 Matrimonial and Family Law LawyersThe National Advocates2014
Top 10 Attorneys Under 40National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys2014
Pro Bono Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2013
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2011
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2010
Cum laude graduation honorsSeattle University Law2006
CompetitorFredric Tausend Legal Writing Competition2005
CompetitorJames E. Bond ABA Moot Court Competition2005
Dean's listCentral Washington University2003
Alpha Phi Sigma recognitionNational Criminal Justice Honor Society2003
Dean's listCentral Washington University2002
Dean's listCentral Washington University2001
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyCASSADY ∙ FILER, L.L.P.2014 - Present
AttorneyKCBA NLC2010 - Present
AttorneyDancey & Cassady, L.L.P.2009 - Present
AttorneyBenjamin Law Group, PLLC2006 - 2008
Rule 9 ExternSociety of Counsel Representing Accused Persons2006 - 2006
Law ClerkAndrew L. Benjamin, PLLC2005 - 2005
AssistantAccess To Justice Institute2004 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Professional WomenMember2015 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
King County Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2006 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2006 - Present
King County Bar Association, Neighborhood Legal ClinicVolunteer2010 - 2011
Court Appointed Special AdvocateVolunteer2007 - 2011
Access to Justice (ATJ)Volunteer2004 - 2005
Animal Legal Defense FundMember2004 - 2006
National Criminal Justice Honor SocietyMember2002 - 2003
Publication nameTitleDate
Dancey & Cassady, LLPAssets and Debts2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Court Appointed Special AdvocateN/ACertified2007
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
Central Washington UniversityLaw and JusticeBA - Bachelor of Arts2003