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Chelsea E. Heaney was born and raised in Marin County. Prior to law school, Chelsea worked at Schneider Law Firm in San Francisco, where she was first introduced to, and developed an interest in, family law.
During her time at UC Hastings College of the Law, Chelsea volunteered at the Family and Children's Law Center in San Rafael, CA, where she developed extensive experience in family law matters, including domestic violence. Chelsea was a published member of the Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly and was a member of the UC Hastings Trial Team, where she was a part of the first team to ever win a national trial competition.
Chelsea has been an Associate Attorney at Vance & Wills, P.C. since its inception in 2020. Chelsea joined Vance Family Law as an Associate Attorney in August of 2018. Since that time, Chelsea has assisted clients in an array of family law matters, including child custody and support, spousal support, domestic violence and various financial matters.
Chelsea is a skillful and compassionate attorney who cares very deeply about obtaining the best possible results for her clients. Chelsea is thorough and detailed-oriented, and, above all, a good listener. These skills allow her to identify and understand her clients' objectives so that she can be an effective, and efficient, attorney and advocate for her clients.
J.D.: University of California, Hastings
B.A. University of California, Los Angeles