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Meet Our Attorneys


Shannon Forrest

Associate Attorney

Shannon began focusing her practice while still in law school, taking on divorce cases under a Third Year Practice Certificate and drafting an estate plan as part of an Estate Planning practicum.  She has spent considerable time in correspondence, drafting pleadings and attending hearings in the local courts.  She has handled matters in custody, visitation, child support, adoption and divorce.

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Heather Larson Pedersen

Owner/Principal Attorney

I am originally from a small town in Wisconsin, near Eau Claire. I married a young man from my hometown and when I was eighteen, we moved to Orlando, Florida, which was the first stop in his military career in the US Navy. We moved several times during his career- Idaho, New York, and Virginia twice. During the majority of those years, I stayed at home with the children and provided a stable environment throughout relocations, etc.

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Kyle J. Burcham

Associate Attorney

I am an associate attorney with Pedersen Law, PLLC. I was born and raised here in Williamsburg and attended college at Christopher Newport University. I graduated from CNU with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, minoring in U.S. National Security Studies. After college I briefly worked in government before continuing on to law school. I earned my Juris Doctor from Regent University School of Law, where I also had the honor of serving two years on the Regent University Law Review.

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