Larry W. Hicks was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree at Texas Tech University, then a Master of Science Degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He returned to the Texas Tech School of Law where he received his Doctorate of Jurisprudence.
Super Lawyer 2003 - 2011, and Top 50 Attorneys in Central and West Texas Regions.
He has spent his entire career defending civil lawsuits, handling primarily medical malpractice, insurance defense and commercial litigation matters. He was an adjunct faculty member at Texas Tech University where he taught Food and Drug Law.
In 1984, he left the big firm environment and founded Hicks & Associates. Today, the majority of his practice is devoted to the defense of medical malpractice claims, though he is actively engaged in employment litigation and intellectual property litigation.
Certifications and Memberships:
Board Certified, Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization*
State Bar of Texas (District 17 Director, 1990-93; Litigation Section Council, 1988-97, Chairman 1995-96; Consumer Law Council, 1987-90)
State Bar of New Mexico
American Bar Association
Federal Bar Association (President, West Texas Chapter, 1994)
Texas Young Lawyers Association (District 17 Director, 1988-90)
El Paso Bar Association (Director, 1987-90)
El Paso Young Lawyers Association (President, 1987-88)
Fellow, American College of Legal Medicine
Texas Association of Defense Counsel
Defense Research Institute
Lawyer-Pilot Bar Association
College of the State Bar of Texas (1982-98)
Texas Lawyers Insurance Exchange (Director, 1987-present)
In 1988, he was honored to be named the Outstanding Young Lawyer in El Paso. He has been recognized by his peers as a Texas Super Lawyer in the area of Medical Malpractice Defense from 2003 through 2008.
He is licensed to practice in all state and federal courts within the states of Texas and New Mexico.
Larry is a shareholder in the Firm.