Recognition & Affiliations


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Dana M. Heyde

Dana Heyde is a community leader who is energized by the many ways she can contribute to the wellbeing of others. Dana’s dedication to public service is evidenced by her current role as Vice-President of the Orange County Women Lawyers Association, where she has made a positive impact to charitable organizations through philanthropy awards and by organizing community service events. Dana’s passion for reading prompted her to create OCWLA’s exclusive members only book club and energizes her to promote literacy.

Julie M. Lopiccolo

Julie Lopiccolo, a recent Outstanding Attorney Under 40 award recipient is an experienced court room advocate and skilled collaborator. Since joining the firm in 2013 she has litigated or successfully settled hundreds of matters including breach of contract, trust disputes, uncontested and contested dissolutions and custody and support issues. A lifelong Orange County resident and an active philanthropist, Attorney Lopiccolo works hard in her free time to support women business owners and advance the prevention of unintentional child injury in Orange County and nationwide.

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Awards, Accolades and Community Change

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Executive Board Memberships and Professional Associations

Orange County Women Lawyers Association, 2015-present

Vice-President 2021

Book Club Chair, 2015 – 2021

Mommy Esq.

Member since 2017

Orange County Bar Association

Member since 2007

National Association of Women Business Owners, Orange County Chapter

Chair of Board Development, 2019-2021
Board Member, 2016-2018

National Water Safety Action Plan

Co-Chair: Barriers, Entrapment and Electrical Safety 2020-current

Orange County Task Force on Drowning Prevention

Steering Committee, 2021
Vice Chair, 2018-2020
Founding Member, 2015-2016


Philanthropy Chair, Orange County Women Lawyers Association, 2017-2019

Human Trafficking Task Force, Orange County Bar Association, 2018-2019

Co-Founder & President, Jasper Ray Foundation, 2014 – Present

Orange County Non-Profit Dedicated to Reducing Drowning and Childhood Injury

Honorary Chair, Suits For A Cause, WHW, 2019

Recent Awards

Outstanding Attorney Under 40, Remarkable Women Awards, 2020

Blue Ribbon Award for Prevention of Child Abuse, Raise Foundation, 2017

Outstanding Graduate, International and Comparative Law, Whittier Law School 2010

Speaking Engagements

Safer California Conference 2020, November 17 & 18, 2020, Enforcement Challenges to California SB 442

Southern California Water Safety Summit, Wednesday March 6, 2019, SB 442 Pool Barrier Legislation Implementation


Calling Alimony Legal Extortion Huntington Beach Man Aims To Reform The Law

Where are the Victims? The New Trafficking Victims Protection Act’s Triumphs and Failures in Identifying and Protecting Victims of Human Trafficking, Whittier Law Review 2009 9 Vol 30 Number 4, by Julie Lopiccolo

Thomas v. Roberts: Another Photo Finish Where School Officials Win The Race For Qualified Immunity, 26 Whittier L. Review 621 (2005), by Dana Heyde

Clients Share Their Experiences

  • Dana M. Heyde listened to my concerns and worked with me to create an estate plan that met my goals. Dana M. Heyde has solid knowledge of Estate Planning and I am very pleased with the quality of work performed on my behalf. Cottle Keen Lopiccolo & Heyde, LLP is an honest, ethical, and respected organization dedicated to serving the community.

    Estate Planning Client
  • Julie Lopiccolo represented me in my divorce, and I could not have been better represented. She was very professional yet very personable. I felt confident that she ALWAYS made my best interests her priority. Her honesty and integrity were apparent and I felt well taken care of. I would and have recommended her to close friends. Thank you Julie for being by my side and helping me through a difficult time!

    Family Law Client
  • My experience with Dana Heyde of Cottle Keen Lopiccolo & Heyde, LLP has been helpful, supportive, and fast-acting. Dana took the time to get to know my case and offered me sound legal advice for how I could proceed. Dana Heyde followed up to every deadline given my ex-husband in a professional, prompt and proactive manner. Dana Heyde has been helpful, supportive, and fast-acting. I have nothing but confidence in Dana Heyde’s ability.


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