Litigation lawyers represent both plaintiffs and defendants in civil cases. Litigators manage the entire process of litigation that includes investigation, court pleadings, pretrial, trial, settlement and possible appeal. Handling a multitude of diverse tasks, litigators often hold pre-litigation settlement discussions to resolve matters for plaintiffs or defendants before lawsuits are filed. During the investigation process, litigators also examine physical evidence as well as gather expert witnesses to prepare for a successful trial outcome.
All litigation attorneys must possess a bachelor’s degree. After successful completion of a bachelor’s degree, litigators must complete a law degree from an accredited law school. Individuals specializing in litigation take courses in business ethics, real estate law and regulatory law. Upon law school graduation, a state bar exam must be passed to practice litigation law. Many litigation lawyers specialize in one or two specific practice areas that can include personal injury, medical malpractice, environmental and divorce lawsuits.
Karl Heideck is a lawyer specializing in civil litigation. Currently working for Pepper Hamilton LLP, Karl Heideck also specializes in risk management and compliance law. Licensed for eight years he provides representation for plaintiffs and defendants in civil matters in Philadelphia area. Karl Heideck oversees all phases of the litigation process from investigation to trial and settlement. With over 10 years of experience practicing litigation.
Karl Heideck attended Swarthmore College for a Bachelor’s of Arts in English Literature. After receiving his bachelor’s, Karl Heideck obtained a law degree from Temple University Beasley School of Law in 2009. Graduating with honors from law school, Karl Heideck also has specialized skills in legal writing and research, occupational law and product liability.
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