Karl Heideck is an attorney who practices in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, area. A part of Heideck’s practice is focused on litigation. As a litigation attorney, Heideck represents businesses, individuals, and organizations.
In addition to practicing as a litigator, Heideck also represents clients in other areas that include commercial law, products liability law, and employment law. Heideck assists clients in regard to regulatory compliance and risk management as well.
Karl Heideck earned his law degree from the Temple University School of Law. In addition, he obtained a bachelor’s degree in English language and literature, with an emphasis in letters, from Swarthmore College.
He has been practicing law for over a decade. He also has a strong background in legal writing and research.
Litigation attorneys are involved in representing clients involved in lawsuits of different types. There litigators that narrow the range of their practices. For example, a litigator may elect to represent clients in personal injury cases.
Many times, a litigator begins planning for a career as a litigation attorney while still in law school. When that is the case, a person will focus on a set of courses while in law school that include civil procedure, evidence, and courtroom practice.
A litigator needs to be adept at both the spoken and written word. In addition to making presentations in judicial proceedings, including trials and other types of hearings, a litigator also needs to be able to effectively prepare a wide spectrum of legal documents.
Litigation attorneys work in a variety of different settings. Certain governmental agencies maintain litigators on their staffs. A variety of organizations employ litigators.
There are many litigation attorneys in private practice. These lawyers can be found everywhere from large law firms with special litigation departments to boutique firms that focus on litigating on behalf of their clients.