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John Hicks, a native of San Antonio, educated at the University of Texas-San Antonio, with a B.S. in Biology. Admitted to the Texas Bar in 2011, after graduating from St. Mary's University Scholl of Law with a J.D. and an M.A. in International Relations.

Mr. Hicks served for six years in the United States Marine Corps and is currently a firefighter for the City of San Antonio. This dediction to service gives Mr. Hicks a unique perspective when it comes to serving his clients.

Mr. Hicks is dedicated to helping hs clients through life's problems, whether family issues such as divorce or custody problems, or arrests for misdemeanor or felony charges, or life planning issues such as will preparation and powers of attorney.


Practice areas


  1. Family: 40%
    5 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 40%
    5 years
  3. DUI & DWI: 20%
    5 years



Hourly ($200-250/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes), Pro bono (10%)

Payment types:

Cash, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

5 total 

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  • Thomas "Tom" Caldwell

    I have known John for some time as we both were starting out in our respective law practices. I consider him a valuable asset to bounce strategies and defenses off of to benefit our respective clients.


    Thomas "Tom" Caldwell Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Graham Baker

    Smart and creative. John will respond to your calls and shoot straight with you. He is a strong and aggressive advocate for his clients.


    Graham Baker Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Supervised lawyer

Contact info

PO Box 6203
San Antonio, TX, 78209


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 201108/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Office of John T. Hicks, PLLC2011 - Present
Senior Research FellowCenter for Terrorism Law2009 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
San Antonio Bar AssociationN/AN/A
San Antonio Young Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Federal Bar Association (San Antonio chapter)N/AN/A
Christian Legal SocietyN/AN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
The International Lawyer (ABA), Volume 44, Number 1Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Act of 20092010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
St. Marys University School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2010
St Mary's University of San AntonioInternational RelationsMA - Masters2010