James H. Hicks

Partner

In 1987, James H. Hicks founded the firm known today as Hicks & Motto. After 30 years practicing a wide range of specialties, he now concentrates his focus solely on personal injury and wrongful death. His reputation for meticulous preparation and a demeanor that often belies the sharp legal mind behind the passionate litigator gained him a reputation as a preeminent force and ethical jurist in the practice of personal injury law.

CLIENT RESULTS:

In addition to an extremely successful personal injury practice, Mr. Hicks has obtained judgments in excess of $5 million for the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, the Florida Highway Patrol, the Boca Raton and the Lake Worth Police Departments, and litigated a $100,000,000 case against Monroe County on the behalf of 4,000 Florida homeowners and rental agencies.

To read his client reviews, click here. For a list of the firm’s recent settlements, click here or find both under “Our Reviews.”

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

  • Member of the Florida Bar
  • Member of the Trial Bar of U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • Member of the Palm Beach County Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Association
  • Member of the Million-Dollar Advocates Forum, whose membership is limited to trial lawyers who achieved a trial verdict or settlement of $1 million or more
  • Member of the Who’s Who in American Law (inducted 1994)
  • Former member of the Florida Bar Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee

Mr. Hicks is also “AV Preeminent®” rated by Martindale-Hubbell. This independent rating, determined by other lawyers and judges, is the highest possible for both legal ability and general ethical standards. The Martindale Directory was first published in 1868.

EDUCATION:

James H. Hicks graduated in 1977 with a B.A. from the College of William & Mary. In 1980, he received a J.D. from Nova University, where he was on the dean’s list. He is also among the 4% of Florida lawyers who are Board Certified in civil trial matters.

Please contact us for a free personal injury consultation – it is our passion for helping the injured that results in fair and just outcomes.

 

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