Heather W. Tootle, Attorney & Counselor At Law
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The Law Office of Heather Tootle

3010 Hayden Road
Columbus, Ohio 43235
P: 614-214-9909
F: 614-798-1935

Why Hire Us

Prospective clients sometimes ask us for guidance to help them select a domestic law attorney. If you are in need of a domestic law attorney, we suggest that you evaluate prospective attorneys against the following criteria:

Practices Family Law.

Make sure the attorney practices primarily in family law or domestic law. A person specializing in personal injury law is not going to be much help to you in a divorce. Would you hire an electrician to do your plumbing? Our office practices exclusively in domestic law.


Make sure that your attorney has several years experience in family law cases. If the attorney is just out of law school, be sure that he or she has an experienced mentor. Attorney Heather Tootle has over 15 years experience in domestic law.

Skilled Negotiator.

If your attorney is a skilled negotiator it can save you a lot of time and money by avoiding a long battle in court. Our office resolves approximately 90% of its cases without a contested trial. Honesty. You need your attorney to be completely candid with you. You want your attorney to advise you to settle your case, if you get a fair offer, and not have the case drag on to satisfy you or your spouse’s need for revenge. This kind of “tough love” from your attorney can save you a lot of money. You can trust our office to be open and honest with you about your best- and your worst-case scenarios.


You must feel comfortable with your domestic lawyer. You will need to discuss some private aspects of your life so that your attorney has all the facts necessary to represent your interests. If your attorney talks down to you or makes you feel that your questions are silly then he or she is not a good fit for you. In our office, we feel there is no such thing as a stupid question when you are making decisions that can affect the rest of your life.

Reasons to Hire the Law Office of Heather W. Tootle

There are many reasons to hire the Law office of Heather W. Tootle to assist you with your family law matters. The firm practices exclusively family law and has the experience necessary to help you with your legal, financial, and emotional needs.

Attorney Tootle is a skilled negotiator. She always attempts to resolve family law disputes outside of court to save you the additional time, stress, and money of a protracted court battle. Attorney Tootle will be honest with you about your case even, if it’s not what you want to hear. It is our job to provide you with the best legal counsel possible so that you can make informed decisions about your case.

The Law Office of Heather W. Tootle is a client-focused law office. Since every person’s case is unique, your input is essential to resolving your family law matter successfully. Therefore, we encourage you to bring your list of questions to every meeting. As we discuss and address each question, you can check off the item so that you know all of your concerns have been handled. Remember, there are no stupid questions.