Litigation is the step by step procedure followed during a civil lawsuit; litigator is an attorney who oversees the whole process from drafting the writ document to settlement. Most of the time, the parties involved in the lawsuit decide to settle outside court before they go for trials. Averagely litigators are paid ninety-eight thousand dollars; legal research and complex litigation case management are the areas that are highest paid.
To become a litigation lawyer, one should first obtain a university degree. There is no particular degree required, so the student can choose a course they can acquire research, public speaking and writing skills which will come in handy during law practice. The student will then take a law school admission test; it is meant to see how good the candidate is at logical and analytical reasoning and reading comprehension. Qualified students go to law school to attain the Juris Doctor Degree which takes a minimum of three years then they are given the bar exams.
Litigation process has some steps: first is the drafting the writ document and statement of claim; these start the legal process and contain the details of the claims. The defendant’s lawyer makes an appearance at the court to acknowledge the receipt of the documents and then presents the statement of defense. Discovery of documents then takes place, the lawyers share documents they will use as evidence, and the lawyers do interviews to determine how relevant the documents are. Then the trial date is set, and it is up to the lawyers to prep their clients for the trial; when the trial is heard the judge or jury will make the judgment.
Karl Heideck is a lawyer at Hire Counsel; he specializes in litigation, risk management review and compliance. Heideck previously worked at Pepper Hamilton LLP as project attorney and Conrad O’Brien as an associate. Karl Heideck has gained many skills since he started his career and made an excellent litigator.
Karl Heideck attained a B.A at Swarthmore College in 2003 and J.D. Law at Temple University. Karl Heideck has gained popularity because of the good work he does for his clients and has positive reviews from all of them.
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