Heidi Wagner Dorn

Biography

Heidi has more than a decade of experience handling administrative, ethics and litigation matters. Her practice focuses on assisting lawyers with ethics issues, including providing confidential ethics consultations and opinions and comprehensive representation in disciplinary actions and bar admission matters. She also represents health care clients in administrative hearings and appeals and other regulatory matters.  As a former assistant attorney general, Heidi represented the State Medical Board of Ohio and other licensing agencies in a wide variety of disciplinary and licensure issues.  She is able to use this unique experience to provide clients with a unique perspective in handling their cases.

Her background includes four years with the Ohio Supreme Court’s Board of Professional Conduct, where she advised the board on ethics issues and disciplinary matters, drafted advisory opinions, conducted research and spoke at various legal forums. As an attorney who worked closely with the board and other bodies that handle disciplinary complaints against lawyers, Heidi has a unique understanding of ethics and disciplinary-related issues. She is able to leverage her knowledge to advise attorneys, law firms and bar applicants about ethics issues and the best manner to handle letters of inquiry and other disciplinary matters. She provides clients an honest, straight-forward analysis of the ethical and legal issues and offers insightful strategies and advice to assist them to achieve the best possible outcome.

Education

  • Capital University School of Law  (J.D., 2004)
    • Order of the Curia
    • Dean’s List (2002 - 2004)
  • University of Dayton  (B.S., cum laude, 2000)
    • Finance
    • University Scholar
    • Women’s Rugby Club
  • University of Augsburg, Augsburg, Germany  (B.S., 1998)
    • European Economics and Finance

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio
  • Michigan

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio

Affiliations/Memberships

  • Columbus State Community College, Paralegal Program, adjunct professor (2016)           
  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Ohio High School Mock Trial, Delaware County
    • Volunteer judge (2013)
    • District coordinator (2006 - 2008)
  • Macomb County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section (2010 - 2012)
  • Oakland County Bar Association, New Lawyers Committee (2008 - 2012)
  • Delaware County Bar Association (2005 - 2008)
    • Membership Committee (2007 - 2008)
  • Ohio Association of Magistrates (2006 - 2008)
  • Columbus Eastside Running Club (2015 - present)