Attorney and Board Certified Family Law Specialist with the California Board of Legal Specialization Heidi Collier is a San Diego native. She graduated with her bachelor’s degree from the University of California San Diego in 1993 and earned her law degree from the University of San Diego in 1996. For over 23 years, Ms. Collier has dedicated her legal practice to the field of family law. She is committed to quality customer service and meeting her clients’ needs. She always adheres to the highest degree of integrity in representing her clients.
Ms. Collier has been awarded an attorney rating of “PRO” by one of the nation’s leading attorney rating services, and she is rated 10.0 Superb on Avvo, the leading provider for attorney referrals in the United States. She was also recognized for “Excellence in Family and Divorce Law” by Lawyers of Distinction and was named among the “10 Best Attorneys of 2019” by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys. Ms. Collier is also the former North County Representative for the San Diego County Family Law Bar Association Board of Directors (2017-2019). Ms.Collier has been sworn in as a Director on the San Diego Family Law Bar Association in November 2019, and was elected to the SDFLBA board for a three year term beginning 2021.
Going through a divorce can be one of the most emotionally painful and frightening times in a person’s life. And, if there are children involved, these emotions and concerns are only multiplied. You want an attorney who is not only experienced and knowledgeable but also caring and compassionate for your needs as a person. As your Escondido family law attorney, Ms. Collier works with you to achieve your goals and protect your assets—and lets you transfer your worry to her.
One of the biggest mistakes a person can make is to try to represent themselves in a divorce or child custody case, something people often do because of concerns over money. This is understandable. The reality, however, is that decisions and court orders made in a divorce can last a lifetime, with long-term effects on your finances and family. This means mistakes are very costly, and excellent representation is essential.
Ms. Collier is affordable in her legal fees, and she strives to settle each case to her clients’ satisfaction with as little court time as possible. Some divorces can even be completed without you or Ms. Collier ever appearing in court. She is a skilled mediator and negotiator who strives to settle each case without the added stress and cost of litigation. But, when your spouse’s actions are such that litigation cannot be avoided, Ms. Collier is an experienced and aggressive courtroom attorney who will strongly advocate for you.
Browse our website to learn more about how Ms. Collier can help you with your family law matter, or contact us directly to request an initial consultation.
- University of California San Diego: B.A., 1993
- University of San Diego: J.D., 1996
- Former North County Representative to the San Diego Family Law Bar Association
- Member of the San Diego Family Law Bar Association, and of the California State Bar Association Family Law Division, and the Escondido Chamber of Commerce.
- Better Business Bureau
Awards & Accolades
- 10.0 Superb, Avvo
- 10 Best Attorneys 2019, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
- America’s Most Honored Professionals 2018, The American Registry
- Lawyers of Distinction 2019
- Board Certified Family Law Specialist with the California Board of Legal Specialization