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Heather Barney


Associate Attorney


Heather Barney’s practice at The MacLean Law Firm, P.C. includes trust and estate litigation and administration.  Ms. Barney’s focus on Surrogate’s Court practice began in law school with a judicial internship in the Richmond County Surrogate’s Court with the Hon. Robert J. Gigante.  Ms. Barney’s legal experience in Surrogate’s Court practice includes complex motion practice, contested probate proceedings, contested and uncontested accounting matters, discovery and turnover proceedings, and estate and trust administration.  Ms. Barney has experience negotiating and preparing enforceable settlement agreements.  Ms. Barney has also served as Guardian ad litem.

Ms. Barney is admitted to practice law in New York State.  She is a member of the New York State Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Law Section litigation committee.  Ms. Barney earned her Juris Doctor in 2011 from New York Law School and a Bachelor of Arts in 2008 from the University of California- Irvine, where she majored in Psychology and Social Behavior.