Chico, CA WW/Press/August 30, 2017 – Philip H. Heithecker, Attorney & Partner with The Law Offices of Washington & Heithecker was selected for inclusion in the forthcoming Top Attorneys of North America 2017 edition of The Who’s Who Directories.
The accomplishments attained by Mr. Philip H. Heithecker in the field of Legal Services warrants inclusion into The Top Attorneys of North America.
The Law Offices of Washington & Heithecker is a boutique law firm in Chico, CA, dedicated to serving those in need of legal guidance and representation in the courtroom. The firm has litigated serious medical malpractice cases, complex business cases and major personal injury cases over the years.The firm takes pride in their foundation of building three important values: experience, reputation and results for their clients.
Philip H. Heithecker has been practicing law since 1992. His area of concentration is trial litigation with an emphasis in professional liability defense, medical board inquiries and criminal defense. He founded this firm with a strong tradition to service to his community. He believes that his clients deserve the highest-quality representation and he has established this throughout his firm. As a partner with The Law Offices of Washington & Heithecker, the firm has been a part of over 100 criminal cases.
Mr. Heithecker, raised in Butte County, California and a graduate of Durham High School, has deep ties to the community. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History-Political Science from Point Loma College, San Diego, and attended the University of Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, earning his Juris Doctorate in 1992. After law school he served as a Butte County Deputy District Attorney where he received extensive jury trial and negotiating experience handling all classes of criminal cases.
Upon leaving the District Attorney’s office, Mr. Heithecker was employed as an associate of Hermansen & Berglund, which later became Hermansen, Berglund & Washington. In 1998, after the judicial appointment of Gerald Hermansen to Butte County Superior Court’s bench, Mr. Heithecker became a partner in the law firm of Washington & Heithecker.
Mr. Heithecker has been involved in and tried to verdict numerous complex and serious civil and criminal matters. He also has extensive negotiation experience. He is a member of the Association of Defense Counsel (ADC), and California Attorneys for Criminal Justice (CACJ) and serves on Butte County Superior Court’s Criminal Ad Hoc committee. Recently, Mr. Heithecker was distinguished as one of the Top 1% of Medical Malpractice trial attorneys and Top 1% Trial Counsel.
The Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who have reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of the accomplishments within the North American legal community.