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Vanessa Ernette Hicks

Vanessa Ernette Hicks

also known as Vanessa, Hicks

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1989

  1. Criminal Defense: 75%
    26 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 25%
    23 years



Fixed (Sometimes)

Attorney Endorsements

11 total 

  • Morton L. Price

    Ms. Hicks has decades of criminal defense experience.


    Morton Price Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Thomas Caldwell Soldan

    Ms. Hicks presents a wealth of experience and knowledge in the fields of criminal defense and DUI/DWI. It is my privilege to call her a colleague and access her vast understanding of the Virginia criminal justice system.


    Thomas Soldan Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

V. E. Hicks Attorney at Law

507 East Atlantic Street
South Hill, VA, 23970


VAAuthorized to practice law198910/09/2009

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Criminal Defense AttorneyPrice Benowitz, LLP2010 - Present
Public DefenderVirginia Indigent Defense Commission2009 - 2009
Deputy Public DefenderVirginia Indigent Defense Commission2005 - 2009
Assistant Public DefenderVirginia Indigent Defense Commission1993 - 2005
OwnerVanessa E. Hicks,, Attorney at Law1991 - 1993
AssociateNatkin and Heslep, P.C.1990 - 1991

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Offender Aid and RestorationPresident2002 - 2004
National Association of Drug Court ProfessionalsMember1999 - 2005

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washington and Lee University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
College of William and MaryEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1986