A 1991 honors graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1994, Heather von Herrmann was admitted to the SC Bar in 1994 and has since succesfully practiced in the areas of both criminal and family law.
She served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Steven H. John and was previously employed as a Senior Assistant Solicitor in Horry County where she focused primarily on high level criminal cases.
Mrs. von Herrmann is also highly experienced in trying drug related and DUI cases and, having conducted training and taught numerous law enforcement seminars on these, possesses extensive knowledge of both.
Mrs. von Herrmann’s primary focus now is on complex family court cases and her background in high profile divorce and child custody cases contributes to her successful resolution rates.
She is also certified as a Family Court Mediator and in all aspects of representation is committed to securing the best outcome for her clients.
Child Support and Custody
Family Court Mediation
South Carolina, 1994
U.S. District Court District of South Carolina, 1995
U.S. Court of Appeals Fourth Circuit, 1996
University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, SC
– 1994 Juris Doctor – With Honors: Order of the Barrister, American Jurisprudence Award University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
– 1991 Bachelor of Arts, Psychology: With Honors: Dean’s List
Cool Tips from the Hottest Family Court Lawyers, April 2001
Annual Training, Myrtle Beach Police Department
Annual Training, Horry County Police Department
Multi Jurisdictional Law Enforcement Training Seminars, 2007-09
South Carolina Bar Association, 1994-Present
15th Circuit Solicitor’s Office, Senior Assistant Solicitor, 2002-2013
Judicial Law Clerk, The Honorable Steven H. John, 2001-2002
King Vernon, P.A., Associate Attorney, 1999-2001
Heather L. Smith, P.A., Attorney, 1994-1999
Boykin Spaniel Society
Boykin Spaniel Rescue
Horry County Sheriff’s Association
Will Andrew Memorial Foundation
Conway Medical Center Foundation