Attending a Law School and graduating with a Law Degree does not guarantee success. While it is mandatory for one to have a degree in Law, it is important for one to focus on building their career. According to Karl Heideck, there are factors that one must consider to build a successful law career.
Confirm the State Bar’s Requirements
It is important for one to confirm the Bar Entry Requirements of the State they wish to practice. You also need to check the exams that you need to do before you can register.
Pay attention to the practice area
Karl Heideck is a litigation lawyer and if you want to pursue the same path you need to decide before you graduate. Your personality will influence your law practice area. Your lifestyle factors will also be a determining factor. You need to enjoy what you do. So, pay attention to the practice area that you want to pursue.
Pay attention to the law firm
While the prestige of the firm is important, you need to focus on other factors. Asses the standards and the culture of the firm before you join.
About Karl Heideck
Karl Heideck is a Litigation attorney with experience in compliance and risk management. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature from the Swarthmore College in 2003. Karl later attended the Temple University for his Juris Doctor.
Karl Heideck joined the Conrad O’Brien as an Associate. He served the firm for eight months and was responsible for representing both individual and corporate clients in commercial litigation. In 2010, Karl joined the Pepper Hamilton LLP as the Project Attorney. He left the Firm in 2014 and a year later Karl joined the Hire Counsel as a Contract Attorney.