Heather Printz is the founder and managing attorney of Printz Law located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. Heather focuses her practice on estate planning and commercial and residential real estate.
Specifically, Heather wanted to focus on helping young families plan for their futures and protect their assets. At a young age, she suddenly lost her mother, and while that event shaped many aspects of Heather’s life, she came to understand and value the importance of estate planning. This understanding stayed with her as she attended college and law school, imploring those around her to prepare and update their estate plans. When Heather decided to leave her job to go out on her own, developing a firm focused on estate planning was the obvious choice. Heather’s practice also focuses on real estate, as the two areas often overlap.
Family means everything to Heather. Changing practice areas and building her own firm have allowed her to spend more time with her family, making her a better attorney for her clients and their families. Now, Heather works tirelessly to provide the security her clients want and need to prepare for their futures.
She hasn’t looked back since.
Philosophy and Background
Heather’s varied experience as both a practitioner in large and small law, clerk to the Honorable Jane Cairns Murray, and legal researcher illustrated to her how vital relationships are in the practice of law. Most notable is the sense of trust that must serve as the foundation for the attorney-client relationship.
Clients benefit from knowing their lawyer is not only skilled in the letter of the law but also understands the real-life issues at hand and how they translate into everyday situations. Such knowledge can only come from personal accounts, an appreciation for how one event can impact a family in numerous and subtle ways, and an innate capacity for empathy.
As a witness to loss and the healing and strength that comes after, and how preparedness can bring comfort both before and in the aftermath of a traumatic experience, Heather takes an honest approach to offering legal counsel. She listens with open ears and an open heart.
A firm disbeliever in legal jargon and a “stuffy” demeanor, Heather is approachable and straightforward with her clients and speaks in lay terms clients understand so they may appreciate why they have chosen to retain an attorney instead of undertaking a legal challenge alone. The same holds whether her clients are involved in an estate planning matter or a real estate transaction.
The result is a legal experience that resembles the counsel it was intended to be. And a relationship that will last for years to come.
Heather holds a B.A. in psychology from Lycoming College and a J.D. from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law.
Role in the Lehigh County Community
Friendly, outgoing, and a true connector, Heather enjoys getting to know her neighbors and is an active member of her close-knit community of Macungie. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering at Macungie Memorial Park during the monthly “Cruise Night” and annual car shows, including Das Awkscht Fescht and the Wheels of Time.
In 2021, Heather won the primary election in her campaign for Judge of Elections. She is hoping for another victory in November’s general election and looks forward to protecting the integrity of future elections while assisting her fellow constituents at the polls if she wins.
Heather is also looking forward to the Eagles winning their next Super Bowl. Go Birds!
Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Lehigh County Bar Association
Philadelphia Bar Association
Heather Printz, Some MSM Blood Donors Move from a Lifetime Deferral to a One-Year Ban — “Finally” or “Not Good Enough”? 21 J. Health Care L. & Pol’y 71 (2018).
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