Owner and Attorney
Heather M. Martin-Schwartz is a family law attorney and owner of Martin-Schwartz, P.A. She devotes her practice to representing families during their toughest times. Ms. Martin-Schwartz is dedicated to litigating or facilitating conflict resolutions depending on the particular needs of the client.
In addition to her successful law practice, Ms. Martin-Schwartz had the distinguished honor of clerking for the Honorable Judge Diana Tennis, United States Judge, for the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court. She was a Texas Student Trial Attorney at Harris County Attorney’s Office in Houston, Texas, where she represented the State of Texas in child protection actions. As a Florida Supreme Court Certified County Mediator, she mediated at the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida facilitating conflict resolution in litigation. Attorney Martin-Schwartz was a research associate for the published book, “What Can Animal Law Learn from Environmental Law? (Environmental Law Institute)” by Randall Abate. Actively, Ms. Martin-Schwartz fulfilled the title as President of the Animal Legal Defense Fund student chapter by fundraising for local animal shelters. As a student of the Housing Clinic, she was active in assisting homeowners avoid foreclosures, prevent loan scams and obtain loan modifications.
Attorney Martin-Schwartz is a member of the University of Central Florida and Florida A&M University alumni chapters as well as the Palm Beach County Bar Association, the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Section and the Florida Association for Women Lawyers. She enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending time with her two cats.
Ms. Martin-Schwartz is admitted to practice law in the State of Florida, United States District Court Southern District of Florida and the State of Texas.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
- Florida, 2015
- Southern District of Florida, 2016
- Texas, 2016
- JD, Florida A& M University Law, 2015
- BS, University of Central Florida, Hospitality Management, 2011, Dean’s List
Professional & Bar Association Memberships
- The Florida Bar Membership
- Palm Beach County Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- Florida Association for Women Lawyers
Legal specialties and certifications
- Florida Supreme Court Certified County Mediator, 2013