Heather Latino is the Supervising Attorney in the Consumer Unit. She represents clients with debt collection matters, claims of unfair and deceptive acts and practices, defending against foreclosure actions, and credit reporting issues. Heather has provided training to mediators and judges in the Civil Division of the District of Columbia Superior Court on a range of consumer law topics. She is a member of the National Association of Consumer Advocates and serves on the Steering Committee for the District of Columbia Bar Association’s Antitrust and Consumer Law Section.
Prior to joining Legal Aid in November 2011, Heather practiced law in Montana where she was a partner in a small civil litigation firm. Her practice focused on representing individuals with claims related to insurance; unfair trade practices; consumer issues; medical malpractice; and product liability. Heather also devoted a significant portion of her practice to representing children. Heather served on the Board of Directors for the Montana Trial Lawyers Association and chaired their Public Service Committee.
Heather received both her B.A. and J.D., with honors, from the University of Montana where she was an editor of the Montana Law Review.
J.D., with honors, University of Montana School of Law
Montana Law Review, Editor
B.A., with honors, University of Montana
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