About the Appraiser

Heather Dawson, ISA Member, USPAP Compliant                                                                                  

Heirloom Appraisals, Owner & Appraiser, Denver, CO, May 2018- Present

Offers various appraisal services including consultation, brokering and written appraisals for insurance, divorce, equitable division, bankruptcy, damage claims, IRS taxable estates and IRS charitable donations.

International Society of Appraisers, Member, Chicago, IL, Apr. 2018-Present   

Completed ISA’s Core Course, June 2018                                                             Completed 15 Hour USPAP Course June 2018

Everything But The House, Estate Sale Specialist, Denver, CO, July 2016-Apr. 2018

Responsible for helping clients navigate the online auction process, business development to promote EBTH.com as a brand and one-of-a-kind auction company.

Antiques and Collectibles Retailer at The Attic Shop, Owner, January 2008-2016

Retail buying and selling of general antiques and collectibles from multiple locations across the country with a focus on late 19th century to mid 20th century jewelry and mid century modern collectibles. Selling on ETSY.com and eBay.com. Selling at Art District Antiques in Denver, CO.

Dawson’s Auctions, Apprentice Appraiser, NJ, May 1995-Aug. 1999

Assisted with many high profile appraisals and auctions. Working on behalf of Dawson’s often in conjunction with Sotheby’s and Christie’s, in New York, she contributed to the appraisal and liquidation of a vast range of collectibles, jewelry, fine art and furniture. She apprenticed under Linda J. Dawson, who was a senior member of the American Society of Appraisers (A.S.A.) and Appraisers Association of America (A.A.A.), and an appraiser on Public Television’s “Antiques Roadshow”.  

ASA Appraisal Studies Program, New York University, NY, June 1996


  • Women’s Estate Planning Council of Denver, Associate MemberAugust 2018-Present

  • Master Networks, Social Event Coordinator for Colorado Region, October 2016-Present

  • Rotary Club International, Member, October 2016-Present

  • Be About Bliss Foundation, Volunteer, September 2014-Present


Syracuse University, School of Education, Syracuse, NY, Bachelors of Science