Heidi moved to Greensboro from New York in 1978 and has called North Carolina home since. Heidi received her B.A. in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her J.D. from Wake Forest School of Law. While at Wake Forest, Heidi was a member of the National Moot Court Team and the Moot Court Board, was a teacher’s assistant for Legal Research and Writing, and was elected to the Order of the Barristers. Following law school, Heidi served a two-year clerkship with Justice Willis P. Whichard of the North Carolina Supreme Court. After her clerkship, Heidi practiced with a law firm in Charlotte for two years. She joined Wyrick Robbins Yates & Ponton LLP in 1999. Heidi’s practice is dedicated exclusively to family law and includes all aspects of domestic litigation, appeals, as well as mediation and arbitration. Heidi is a North Carolina Board Certified Family Law Specialist and a Certified Family Financial Mediator. She served on the North Carolina Bar Association Family Law Council, is a past editor of the Family Law Forum, is a member of the Family Law CLE committee, and has been both a course planner and a speaker for a number of family law CLE’s. She was part of an eleven-member committee that helped rewrite the local rules of practice for Wake County Family Court, which were implemented in 2010, and sits on the Wake County Bar Association Grievance Committee and Board of Directors. When not practicing law, Heidi enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, playing golf, and participating in triathlons.