A litigation attorney focuses his or her practice on representing clients in lawsuits. Oftentimes, a litigation attorney will focus on one area of the law. For example, a litigation lawyer may represent clients in regard to personal injury, business, or medical malpractice matters.
Oftentimes, a person makes the decision to become a litigation attorney while still in law school. As a result, a law student will focus on courses to prepare to become a litigator that include evidence, civil procedure, and courtroom practice.
In addition a law student may also elect to participate in a moot court program. A student who wants to become a litigation attorney may elect to be part of a law school’s clinic program. Through a law clinic, a student is able to represent actual clients under the supervision of a licenses attorney.
Karl Heideck is a respected litigation attorney, with a practice based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Heideck obtained his law degree from the Temple University School of Law. Before attending law school, Heideck obtained an undergraduate degree from Swarthmore College. While at Swarthmore, he studied English literature and language, with an emphasis in letters.
In addition to representing clients as a litigator, Karl Heideck also practices in the areas of employment, products liability and commercial litigation. He is also well-versed in representing clients in regard to regulatory compliance and risk management.
Heideck also has a strong background in legal research and writing. Legal research and writing is extremely important to an attorney involved in a litigation practice.
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