William Hicky is a West Tennessee native, having been born and raised in Memphis. He graduated from the University of Mississippi in 2003 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, where he was a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and on the Chancellor’s Honor Roll. William also received his law degree from the University of Mississippi College of Law in 2006.
William is admitted to practice in all of the State and Federal Courts of Tennessee, including the Federal Bankruptcy Courts, 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, and Supreme Court of the United States of America.
William focuses his practice in the areas of business & contract litigation, debt collection & negotiation, corporate fraud recovery as well as personal injury, car & tractor trailer wrecks, premises liability, and workers’ compensation. He has received an AV rating through Martindale-Hubbell's peer review for ethical standards and legal ability.
William is a member of the Tennessee and Nashville Bar Associations where he currently serves as a Board Member on both Young Lawyers Divisions as the Professional Development Director (NBA) and Public Policy Liaison (TBA). He is also a member of the Harry J. Phillips American Inn of Courts.
Prior to opening William B. Hicky, Attorney at Law, William was a senior associate at Rudy, Wood, Winstead, Williams & Hardin, PLLC in Nashville where he primarily concentrated in the areas of personal injury and workers’ compensation defense. Prior to that firm, William was an associate at Taylor, Pigue, Marchetti & Blair, PLLC where he represented numerous financial institutions in debt collection and bankruptcy proceedings as well as business litigation and insurance defense.
William has been long-active in the Nashville philanthropic community and has been named to the Nashville BAR Foundation's Leadership Forum and one of Nashville’s Top 30 Under 30 by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. He is a member of St. George’s Episcopal Church.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Leadership Forum||Nashville BAR Foundation||2014|
|Nashville Top 30 Under 30||Cystic Fibrosis Foundation||2010|
|Principal||William B. Hicky, Attorney at Law||2014 - Present|
|Senior Associate||Rudy, Wood, Winstead, Williams & Hardin, PLLC||2012 - 2013|
|Associate Attorney||Taylor, Pigue, Marchetti & Blair, PLLC||2008 - 2012|
|Associate Attorney||Allen, Kopet & Associates, PLLC||2006 - 2008|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Tennessee Bar Association||Board of Directors - Young Lawyers Division||2014 - Present|
|Tennessee Association for Justice||Member||2012 - Present|
|Harry Phillips American Inn of Court||Associate Member||2011 - Present|
|Nashville Bar Association||Board of Directors - Young Lawyers Division||2010 - Present|
|Hillsboro / West End Neighborhood Association||Board of Directors||2009 - 2013|
|Cystic Fibrosis Foundation||Circle of Hope Co-Chair||2009 - 2011|
|Young Friends of Warner Parks||Board Member||2008 - Present|
|Tennessee Bar Association||Member||2006 - Present|
|Nashville Bar Association||Member||2006 - Present|
|Worker's Compensation Accident||Favorable|
|Car Accident Case||Favorable|
|Criminal Appeal - Murder Case||Favorable|
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|Mississippi Supreme Court||Petition to the Supreme Court of Mississippi to Overturn the Murder Conviction of Tabitha M.||2006|
|University of Mississippi School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2006|
|University of Mississippi School of Law||Business Studies||Other - Bachelors||2003|