Biography

Heather Pipes is a paralegal in the Firm's Estate Planning Department. As an integral member of Lewis Rice, she has worked extensively with the Estate Planning and Corporate Departments for more than 15 years. She worked directly under the Firm's chairman, John K. Pruellage, until his death in May, 2012. Some of her duties include preparation of legal documents, agreements, pleadings, formal estate and trust accountings; preparation of individual and fiduciary income; and estate tax returns and tax compliance. What Ms. Pipes values most about her career is being able to guide clients through the estate and trust administration process while showing compassion and understanding with regard to the loss of their loved one.

Practice Areas

Education

  • Sanford Brown College (Associate)
    • Applied Science
    • Maintained Director’s list for duration of degree
  • Sanford Brown College (Paralegal Certificate)
    • Maintained Director’s list for duration of degree
  • East Central College (B.A.)
    • Maintaining President’s list for duration of degree
  • Grand Canyon University (B.A.)
    • Maintaining President’s list for duration of degree thus far

Legal Background

  • Paralegal, Guilfoil, Petzall & Shoemake, L.L.C. (1999-2002)
  • Customer Service Representative/Vault Attendant, Citizen's Bank (1996-2002)
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