Experienced Attorney Who Will Fight For Your Rights in the Courtroom! Call For a Free Consultation!
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. He specializes in trial litigation with an emphasis in professional liability defense, medical board inquiries and criminal defense.
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.
Top 1% Trial Counsel
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Partner||Law Offices of Washington & Heithecker||1998 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Butte County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific||JD - Juris Doctor||1992|
|Point Loma Nazarene University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|
|Butte County Superior Court Judge||Retirement Ceremony||2017|
|Swearing in of Tamara Mosbarger||Honorary Speaker for Butte County Superior Court Judge||2007|
Posted by Crystal
Sun Apr 15 2012
Posted by Barock
Wed Jan 27 2010
Posted by anonymous
Fri Aug 18 2017