Heather M. Seasonwein

Heather is an experienced civil and criminal litigator and one of the lead attorneys in Kelly, Remmel & Zimmerman's family law practice group. She represents clients throughout the state in divorce actions, parental rights and responsibilities matters, grandparents’ rights cases and complaints for protection from abuse and harassment. In addition, Heather is often called upon by other members of the bar for guardian ad litem and mediation services in complex family law cases. She also offers referee services.

Heather's other practice areas include personal injury, general civil litigation, probate law and administrative law. She enjoys representing clients in District and Superior Court proceedings, as well as at administrative hearings. She also has experience acting as a guardian and/or conservator in cases where persons are deemed unable to manage their own financial affairs and well being.

In 2012, Super Lawyers of New England named Heather a Rising Star. She has since been included on the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 over 40 list.

Education

Juris Doctor, University of Maine School of Law, 2001
Bachelor of Arts, Hamilton College, 1994

Bar Admissions

Maine State Courts
U.S. District Court for the District of Maine

Professional and Civic Activities

Heather serves on the Supreme Judicial Court Advisory Committee on the Rules of Evidence, is a board member of the Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (MACDL), and is on the board of governors of the Maine Trial Lawyers Association (MTLA). She is also a founding member of the American Academy for Certified Financial Litigators (AACFL) in Maine.

Heather is dedicated to pro bono work and recognized by the Katahdin Counsel, which was created by the Maine Supreme Judicial Court to honor lawyers who contribute 50 or more hours of pro bono work per year to the legal community. She volunteers for the Immigration Legal Advocacy Project and at the Court House Assistance Program in Lewiston. Heather helped establish and create training materials for the Volunteer Lawyer Protection from Abuse Representation Project; a project designed to represent unrepresented parties (defendants and plaintiffs) of limited financial means in protection from abuse hearings.

Heather's other professional affiliations include:

• Gignoux Inn of Court and former member of the executive committee
• Maine State Bar Association
• Androscoggin & Cumberland County Bars
• National Association of Professional Women
• Prior Board Member, Volunteers of America Northern New England
• Prior Board Member, Boys to Men
• Prior Board Member and Treasurer, UMaine School of Law Alumni Association

Contact Information

Email: hseasonwein@krz.com
Office Tel: (207) 775-1020
Direct Tel: (207) 420-3872
Fax: (207) 773-4895