Litigation attorneys in the United States represent clients involved in lawsuits of different types. Litigation attorneys are found in a range of different legal areas. For example, some litigators represent clients in business or contract disputes while others represent clients in personal injury cases.
Litigation attorneys also work on both sides of the lawsuit fence. There are litigation attorneys that primarily represent plaintiffs and others that represent defendants.
A person interested in becoming a litigation attorney oftentimes will focus on a sore set of courses while in law school. These courses include evidence, civil procedure, and courtroom practice.
Oftentimes, a law student who wants to be a litigator will be involved in a law school’s clinic program. A law school clinic provides a third year law student the ability to represent clients while still in school. A student represents clients under the supervision of a licensed attorney.
Upon graduation, a person who wants to be a litigation attorney will seek an initial job at which he or she can garner courtroom experience. In many instances, a person who wants to be a litigator will work for a local, state, or federal prosecutor. By taking this course, a new lawyer has the chance to glean a good amount of crucial courtroom experience.
Heideck graduated from Temple University School of Law. He obtained his bachelor’s degree from Swarthmore College. At Swarthmore, Heideck majored in English language and literature, with an emphasis in letters. He graduated from both schools with honors.
In addition to litigation, Karl Heideck also represents clients in the commercial law, employment law, products liability arena. Heideck also represents clients in regard to regulatory compliance and risk management. He represents business, individuals, and organizations of different types.
Follow Karl Heideck on Instagram.