Karl Heideck is a highly regarded litigation attorney, serving an array of different types of clients in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As a skilled litigator, he represents businesses, organizations, and individuals involved in a variety of lawsuits.
Heideck began practicing law over 10 years ago. He is a graduate of Temple University School of Law, where he obtained a juris doctorate with honors. Prior to his time at Temple, Heideck studied at Swarthmore College. At Swarthmore, Heideck obtained a BA in English language and literature, with a focus on letters.
In addition to representing clients as a litigator, Heideck is also professionally active in other areas of the law. These include commercial, products liability, and employment law.
Heideck has also garnered a reputation for being a skilled attorney in regard to matters involved regulatory compliance and risk management practices. Indeed, these areas dovetail nicely with his role as an experienced litigator. By assisting clients in regard to compliance and risk management, some claims and lawsuits are avoided.
Like most litigation attorneys, Heideck’s interest in being a litigator likely sparked in law school. A person interested in becoming a litigator is likely to study a group of core law school classes that include evidence, civil procedure, and courtroom procedure. These courses are designed to lay a solid foundation for a student interested in litigation.
Most law students who are interested in developing careers as litigators usually participate in a law school’s moot court program. Moreover, when available, a law student intend on litigation as a career is also apt to participate in a clinical program.
Through a law school clinic, a third year law student represents actual clients, supervised by a licensed attorney. This opportunity provides a third year student the ability to glean actual courtroom experience before receiving a law degree and an attorney’s license.