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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Family: 30%
    Less than 1 year
  2. Litigation: 15%
    Less than 1 year
  3. Divorce: 15%
    Less than 1 year
  4. Criminal Defense: 15%
    Less than 1 year
  5. Other: 25%
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Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($175-250/hour), contingent (20-40%), Free consultation (30 minutes), Pro bono (5%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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    Mr. Hicks is an attorney who fights for his clients to the fullest extent possible. Mr. Hicks is also actively involved in the community and diligently strives to make the upper Cumberland area of Tennessee a better place both for his clients and the community as a whole.

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Contact info

46 N Jefferson Ave
Cookeville, TN, 38501-3312

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TNActive201006/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 10 Attorneys Under 40National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys2015
Star of the QuarterTennessee Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division2014
District Award of Merit (Long Rifle)Boy Scouts of America2014
2013-2014 Perfect Attendance AwardCookeville Rotary Club Sunset2014
Certificate of Recognition as a 2014 Attorney for JusticeTennessee Supreme Court2014
Paul Harris FellowRotary International2014
Cross & Flame AwardUnited Methodist Church2012
Eagle ScoutBoy Scouts of America2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyMoore, Rader & Fitzpatrick, P.C.2012 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorTennessee Technological University2013 - 2013
Attorney/OwnerLaw Office of Jason F. Hicks2010 - 2012
Intern ClerkAlabama Court Of Civil Appeals -- Judge Tommy Bryan2009 - 2009
Intern37th Judicial District (Alabama) District Attorney’s Office2009 - 2009
InternAlabama Secretary of State’s Office, Elections Division2008 - 2008
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Tennessee Bar Association, Family Law Section, Code CommitteeChair2016 - Present
Upper Cumberland Trial Lawyers AssociationPresident2016 - Present
Tennessee Bar Association, Family Law SectionExecutive Council Member2016 - Present
Tennessee Bar Association, Tort and Insurance Law SectionExecutive Council Member2015 - Present
Grand Lodge of Tennessee--Jurisprudence CommitteeChairman2015 - Present
Putnam County Bar AssociationPresident2014 - Present
Tennessee Conference, United Methodist Church, Board of TrusteesMember2013 - Present
Tennessee Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionBoard Member2013 - Present
Cookeville First United Methodist ChurchChurch Council2011 - Present
Tennessee Association for JusticeMember2010 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Tennessee Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Upper Cumberland Young Lawyer's AssociationMember2008 - Present
Cookeville Masonic Lodge #266Past Master2006 - Present
Putnam County Bar AssociationPresident-Elect2013 - 2014
Grand Lodge of Tennessee (Masons)Jurisprudence Committee Member2012 - 2015
Upper Cumberland Trial Lawyers AssociationPresident-Elect2012 - 2015
Habitat for HumanityBoard Member2010 - 2015
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Faulkner University, Thomas Goode Jones School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
University of Tennessee College of LawPolitical Science (Honors)BA - Bachelor of Arts2007
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Tennessee Supreme Court SCALES ProgramCase Briefing2016
The Business of Lawyering: Professional Development for Today's AttorneysEthical Considerations Related to Attorneys and Social Media2015
Tennessee Supreme Court SCALES ProgramCase Briefing2015
Tennessee Supreme Court SCALES programCase Briefing2015
Quartely MeetingBoy Scout and Masonry2015
CRMJ 1020 -- Introduction to the Legal ProcessJudicial Process2015
Annual CLEMental Health Records in Custody Proceedings2015
Tennessee Supreme Court SCALES ProgramCase Briefing2014
CRMJ 1130 -- Criminal EvidenceAttorney-Client Privilege2014
Annual CLEEthical Considerations Related to Attorneys and Social Media2014
TTU Pre-Law Information EventLaw School and the Legal Profession2013
Tennessee Supreme Court SCALES ProgramCase Briefing2013
Weekly MeetingCriminal Justice System2012
Weekly MeetingCriminal Justice System2012
Weekly MeetingCriminal Justice System2012
Weekly MeetingCriminal Justice System2012
Tennessee Supreme Court SCALES ProgramCase Briefing2012
Tennessee Supreme Court SCALES ProgramCase Briefing2012
Tennessee Supreme Court SCALES ProgramCase Briefing2011
Tennessee Supreme Court SCALES ProgramCase Briefing2010