Karl Heideck is a leading litigation attorney in Pennsylvania. His law practice is based in Philadelphia.
As a litigator, Heideck has garnered a strong reputation for representing clients in an array of different court proceedings. This includes business and individual clients, as well as organizations of different types.
Heideck began his legal practice about 10 years ago. He is a graduate of Temple University School of Law. He obtained is undergraduate degree from Swarthmore College. At Swarthmore, Heideck studied English language and literature, with an emphasis on letters.
In addition to his litigation practice, Heideck also represents clients in commercial and employment law cases. He represents clients in regard to risk assessment and regulatory compliance matters as well.
As a rule, a litigator makes the decision to embark on a career as a litigation attorney while still in law school. As a result, while a law student, a future litigator will focus on courses that include evidence, civil procedure, and courtroom practice.
It is also likely that a law student who wants to be a litigator will become involved in a law school’s moot court program. In addition, a law student who wants to be on a court to become a litigation attorney is also likely to participate in a law school’s clinic.
By working in law school’s clinic, a law student gains hands-on experience representing clients. This provides a future litigator with invaluable experience, even while still attending school
Litigators are found in a number of professional settings. Some larger law firms maintain specific litigation departments. Other litigators are on the staffs of corporations and governmental agencies. There are business and governmental agencies that rather frequently are involved in law suits and litigation. Finally, there are litigation attorneys who are part of smaller legal practices. They tend to work in concert with other attorneys and firms that do not regularly litigate on behalf of clients.