The Firm

Let Our Experience Work for You

For over 35 years, Cottle Keen Lopiccolo & Heyde has been passionately and aggressively representing clients in Orange County.

A client centered approach is the cornerstone of our practice. Our talented and responsive team works for you to achieve your goals.

The attorneys at Cottle Keen Lopiccolo & Heyde are experts at crafting strategies and solutions tailored to each case. Our strength in the courtroom and powerful negotiating skills equal great results.

Our clients benefit from our experience. Our Orange County focused practice allows us to have vast knowledge of the Judges and how best to persuade them.

Located in the heart of Old Towne Orange, the attorneys of CKLH are connected to the community though their board leadership and philanthropy. They are legal advocates who are respected by their peers and colleagues.

Our good reputation is reflected in our excellent client reviews and hundreds of successful cases.

What Sets CKLH Apart

Integrity – Our attorneys are honest, ethical and hardworking.  At the outset of each case, we ensure each client knows how the choices they make will impact their case.  We provide an honest assessment of the most direct path to achieve your goals. Our attorneys are well respected in the legal community and hold themselves to the highest level of professionalism.

Experience – Cottle Keen Lopiccolo and Heyde was established by the Founders more than 35 years ago. Together, Dana Heyde and Julie Lopiccolo, the principal attorneys, have been practicing over 25 years. Ms. Heyde has represented clients in hundreds of depositions and hearings including as lead counsel at trial. Ms. Lopiccolo boasts a full roster of satisfied high net worth clients whose matter resolved without expensive litigation.  Our support staff includes talented legal assistants and law clerks who collaborate with our attorneys to make sure each matter gets the best results inside and outside the Courtroom. 

Personalized Attention –  The team at CKLH is incredibly responsive to clients. Our clients can always reach their attorney.  Every member of our firm knows our clients by name because you are important to us. CKLH puts the needs of our clients at the forefront of our representation. 

Client Centered Strategies – At CKLH, we develop a case plan unique to each client that starts by listening to our clients. We spend the time to get to know YOU and what you want to achieve. We tailor our strategies to fit each client’s goals because we know that different clients have different needs. It is your case, it should be about getting the results you deserve.

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.