Meet Heather D. Cherepkai
As a Tampa family law and divorce attorney, Heather D. Cherepkai is about getting the best results for clients undergoing a sensitive, often contentious period in their lives. At Florida Law Advisers, P.A., Heather is thorough and professional in advising clients about available courses of action, potential risks, and associated costs.
Knowing that so much is on the line for divorcing couples and their children, Heather’s impressive background in family law and business law gives her a unique advantage. She can recognize how financial, asset, and high net worth issues factor in with the parties involved.
Heather’s practice areas include the following:
- Family Law and Divorce
- High Net Worth Divorce
- Contested Divorce
- Property/Asset Division
- Prenuptial Agreements
- Child Custody
- Child Support
- Same-Sex Divorce
- Modification of Orders
Upon being admitted to The Florida Bar, Heather represented indigent clients in her role as Assistant Public Defender for the 18th Judicial Circuit. There, she first-chaired over a dozen jury and non-jury trials in felony, misdemeanor, and juvenile court. Shortly after, she served as a senior attorney at Children’s Legal Services, representing the Department of Children and Families in dependency matters and termination of parental rights trials.
When she transitioned into private practice as a trial attorney, Heather focused on family law, mortgage foreclosure defense, business law, and personal injury matters. Her book of business includes working as counsel for small and mid-sized businesses as well as consumers, with active caseloads reaching in the hundreds. She has strong experience in complex civil and commercial litigation.
- Florida, 2004
- U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
- Hillsborough County Bar Association
- St. Petersburg Bar Association
- Family Law Section of The Florida Bar
- Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law, J.D., 2005
- Indiana State University, B.S.-Political Science, 2001