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John Russell Hicks

John Russell Hicks

Practice areas:

Trucking Accident, Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Car Accidents, Wrongful Death

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2001

  1. Wrongful Death: 20%
  2. Car Accidents: 20%
  3. Medical Malpractice: 20%
  4. Personal Injury: 20%
  5. Trucking Accident: 20%



Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse John. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • John Michael Roodhouse

    I endorse this lawyer.


    John Roodhouse Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

Contact Info

Norris Keplinger

9225 Indian Creek Parkway
Building 32, Suite 750
Overland Park, KS, 66210



MOGood Standing, Active200201/08/2013
KSAuthorized to practice law200108/09/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Best of the BarKansas City Business Journal2013
Super LawyerMissouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine2013
Super LawyerMissouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine2012
Super LawyerKansas and Missouri Super Lawyers Business Edition2012
Super LawyerMissouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine2011
Best Lawyers in Kansas CityKansas City Business Journal2010
Super LawyerMissouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine2010
Rising StarMissouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine2009


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Global Birthing FoundationBoard of Directors2012 - 2014
Overland Park Chamber of CommerceMember2011 - Present
Professional Liability Underwriting SocietyMember2010 - Present
Professional Liability Defense FederationMember2010 - Present
Defense Research InstituteProfessional Responsibilty Committee Social Media Chair2008 - Present
Missouri Organization of Defense LawyersMemberN/A
Johnson County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Missouri BarMemberN/A
Kansas Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Brandon-Bejan v. Paul’s Drive In, Inc.,Defense verdict.
Roberts v. Katta, M.D., et al.,Dismissed without payment on third day of trial.
Brown v. Cassella, ARNP, et al.,Defense verdict

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Kansas School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Central Missouri State UniversityCommunicationsBS - Bachelor of Science1998

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
2013 KBA Litigation CLEDamage Caps in Kansas and Missouri2013
Kansas Association of Defense Lawyers Annual MeetingKADC Large Damage Cases2011
Greater Kansas City Society of Healthcare Attorneys MeetingKansas’ Non-Economic Cap, Recent Challenge to Constitutionality2010