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Heather Locklar, J.D.

Heather Locklar, J.D.

Heather Locklar is an Estate Planner and Senior Manager in the Firm’s Tax Division.

Prior to Warren Averett, she served as an associate at Hughes & Scalise, P.C. Heather resides in Birmingham with her husband, Stewart.


  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Juris Doctor, Cumberland School of Law, Birmingham, AL

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama Bar Association
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • Estate Planning Council of Birmingham
  • 2017 Future Leaders Forum for the Birmingham Bar Association
  • National Business Institute, CLE Instructor on Grantor Trusts

Community Involvement

  • Clay House Junior Board (Past President)
  • Birmingham Community Foundation’s 2020 Professional Partners in Philanthropy Leadership Forum

Ask Me About

  • How to make sure your estate plan fits your personal needs as well as the current tax law
  • Why family estate planning is so important
  • Effective business succession planning techniques
  • Why I chose to practice in estate and tax planning rather than litigation when I graduated from law school
  • Traveling (There is so much of the world I would love to see!)
  • Growing up on a farm