Karl Heideck is an accomplished litigation attorney in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He obtained his juris doctor degree from Temple University School of Law.
Prior to entering law school, Heideck studied at Swarthmore, where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in English language and literature. Heideck graduated with honors, both at Swarthmore College as well as at Temple University.
Heideck has been practicing law for about a decade. When it comes to his work as a litigation lawyer, he represents individuals, businesses, and organizations. He is well-versed on all aspects of the litigation process.
In addition to representing clients as a tenacious litigator, Heideck also practices employment law. He also maintains a commercial law practice as well. In addition, Heideck represents clients in regard to regulatory compliance, risk management, and products liability law.
The typical litigator begins setting his or her sights on this area of the law while still in law school. There are a set of core classes that a person interested in becoming a litigation attorney tend to pursue in law school. These include civil procedure, courtroom practice, and evidence.
Oftentimes, a lawyer interested in becoming a litigator actually begins his or her career on the criminal side of the judicial system. A person who wants to develop into a skilled, capable litigator will take a job in a prosecuting attorney’s office. A lawyer takes this route because of the significant amount of courtroom work that is involved in working with a prosecuting attorney.
Many litigation attorneys are part of larger law firms. In these types of settings, a firm may have a special department made up of litigators. Other times a litigator will be on the staff of a business or governmental agency. There are businesses and governmental agencies that face a notable amount of time involved in litigation.
SWball March 9, 2017
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