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Heather G. Sowald

Practice Areas:

  • Collaborative Family Law
  • Child Support
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Divorce
  • Family Law

Biography

Heather G. Sowald is a founding member of the domestic relations law firm Sowald, Sowald, Anderson & Hawley.

Ms. Sowald received her undergraduate degree from Case Western Reserve University, and her law degree in 1979 from Capital University Law School.

Ms. Sowald is a co-founder of, and a member of, the Collaborative Family Law Council of Central Ohio.

Ms. Sowald is a past Chair of the Columbus Bar Association's Family Law Committee.

She is a past President of the 28,000-member Ohio State Bar Association. She is also a past president of the Columbus Bar Association and of the Franklin County Trial Lawyers' Association.

Ms. Sowald is a frequent speaker at legal seminars on the topics of domestic relations law, professionalism and ethics, and taught family law at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law.

Education

  • Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio
    • J.D. - 1979
  • Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
    • B.A. - 1976

Bar Admission

  • Ohio, 1979
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1987

Classes & Seminars

  • Frequent Speaker, Domestic Relations Law, Professionalism and Ethics, Family Law, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
  • Taught Family Law, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

Professional Associations

  • Collaborative Family Law Council of Central Ohio, Co-Founder and past President
  • Columbus Bar Association, Past Chair, Family Law Committee
  • Columbus Bar Association, Past Chair of the Professional Ethics Committee
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Past President
  • Columbus Bar Association, Past President
  • Franklin County Trial Lawyers Association, Past President

Current Employment Position

  • Founding Member