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L Clark Hicks

L Clark Hicks Jr.

also known as Clark Hicks, clarkhicks1

Practice areas:

Litigation, Personal Injury, Insurance, Appeals

About Me

My goal for the firm is to provide superior representation  for all clients.  When I'm not working, I spend time with my wife  and two sons.   

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Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Litigation: 80%
  2. Personal Injury: 10%
  3. Appeals: 5%
  4. Insurance: 5%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($150-250/hour), Contingent (33-40%), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes), Pro Bono (10%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • L. Grant Bennett

    I endorse this lawyer. Clark represents his clients exceedingly well and obtains impressive results using proficient analytical skills, implementing calculated litigation plans and communicating persuasively with opposing attorneys, judges and juries. Tenacious, extremely knowledgeable about his practice areas and top notch ethically, Clark is a "go to" attorney and advocate.

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    L. Grant Bennett Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

211 S.29th Ave. Ste. 201
Hattiesburg, MS, 39401

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MSAuthorized to practice law199109/03/2010

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Highest Class grade in Secured TransactionsUniversity of Mississippi School of Law1991
Cum Laude graduateUniversity of Mississippi School of Law1991
Outstanding Senior in HistoryMississippi College1988
Graduated Special Distinction with Highest HonorsMississippi College1988
Harry S. Truman Scholar for MississippiHarry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation1986

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerHicks and Bennett PLLC2009 - Present
PartnerGunn, Hicks and Bennett PLLC2008 - 2009
PartnerGunn and Hicks PLLC2000 - 2008
AssociateLawrence C. Gunn Law Firm1992 - 1999
Judicial Law Clerk for Henry T. WingateUnited States District Court, Southern District of Mississippi, Jackson Division1991 - 1992

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers ProjectBoard Member2009 - Present
Sunrise Rotary ClubMember2000 - Present
University Baptist ChurchMember1993 - Present
South Central Mississippi Bar AssociationN/A1992 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1991 - Present
Mississippi BarN/A1991 - Present
Mississippi Bar, Young Lawyers DivisionPast Treasurer1991 - 2003
Mississippi Defense Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Bar Association of the Fifth Federal CircuitN/AN/A
Hattiesburg Dixie Youth BaseballCoachN/A
Hattiesburg Boys and Girls ClubAdvisory Council MemberN/A
Defense Research InstituteN/AN/A
Trucking Industry Defense AssociationN/AN/A
Mississippi Claims AssociationN/AN/A
Mississippi Bar, Character and Fitness CommitteeMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Johnson v. TCB Const. Co., 334 Fed.Appx. 666 (5th Cir. 2009)Case affirmed in favor of client
City of Laurel v. Williams, 21 So.3d 1170 (Miss. 2009)Obtained a "reversed and rendered" decision in favor of client from Mississippi Supreme Court that effectively reversed trial courts decision adverse to client
Hartel v. Pruett, 998 So.2d 979 (Miss. 2008)Obtained jury verdict in favor of defendant client physician

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
MDLA QuarterlyA Little Something For Every Motor Vehicle Accident Litigator2010
Mississippi Law Journal"Corporations - Fiduciary Duty - In A Closed Corporation, A Majority Stockholder Owes A Fiduciary Duty Towards The Minority When Seeking A Controlling Share"1990

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Mississippi School of LawN/AJuris Doctor1991
Mississippi CollegeHistoryBachelor of Arts1988

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Lawyer in Every ClassroomSchool Crimes2010