Mr. Hicks' primary areas of practice are mediation/arbitration, higher education law, and litigation with a focus on product liability, premises liability, corporate and commercial litigation, insurance defense and medical malpractice defense.
•Has taken approximately 100 jury trials to verdict in state circuit courts and federal district courts, as well as numerous bench trials in circuit and magistrate courts
•In demand as a mediator, mediating cases in all parts of West Virginia and western Virginia
•Has presented lectures on mediation tactics and ethics, trial tactics and legal ethics throughout West Virginia and in several seminars outside of the state before a national audience
•Regular panelist on "The Law Works" West Virginia Public Television show on legal issues of interest to the public