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



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  • Joseph Edward Taylor Jr.

    As a colleague of Mrs. Hicks, I am happy to endorse her as an excellent attorney. From traffic defense to criminal defense, she is thorough and thoughtful in her case preparation.


    Joseph Taylor Speeding and traffic ticket Attorney
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  • April A Cockerham

    As a colleague, I endorse Vanessa. She is an intelligent attorney who is dedicated to fighting for her clients.


    April Cockerham Immigration Attorney
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Contact info

V. E. Hicks Attorney at Law

507 East Atlantic Street
South Hill, VA, 23970


VAAuthorized to practice law198910/09/2009
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 Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of LawEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1986