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Jamon R. Hicks
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Jamon R. Hicks practices law in the areas of civil litigation and criminal defense, representing plaintiffs in state and federal courts. His civil litigation experience involves wrongful death, serious personal injury, and police misconduct cases. He also has litigated numerous felony and misdemeanor criminal cases such as attempted murder, assaults on peace officers, terrorist threats, driving under the influence, drug and gun possession matters.
In addition to practicing law, Jamon is a member of the adjunct faculty at Loyola Law School serving as a Professor of Trial Advocacy. He has taught trial skills to law school students, as well as high school students.In conjunction with Los Angeles area law schools, Jamon has helped organize and has served on numerous panels dealing with criminal law, career advice, and other legal issues. In recognition of his active community involvement, as well as his early career accomplishments, Mr. Hicks was nominated for the California Young Lawyers Association's Jack Berman Young Lawyer of the Year Award in 2007. He was also recognized as a Rising Star for the Super Lawyers and Los Angeles Lawyer publications in both 2009 and 2010. In 2010, he was recognized as a Top 40 Under 40 by the National Bar Association. In August he was featured on ReelUrbanNews.com
Mr. Hicks serves on various professional, educational and community boards. In 2009, he was elected as the youngest President in the history of the John M. Langston Bar Association. He has also served as a board member for the California Association of Black Lawyers (CABL) and the Multi-Cultural Bar Association (MCBA). He is a member of the American Association for Justice (AAJ), Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA), Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA), the National Bar Association (NBA), and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Mr Hicks also serves as special counsel for the Yes-U-Can Non-Profit Foundation. He is on the board of AIM (Assemblies in Motion), a non-profit organization confronting juvenile crime and victimization, drug abuse, gang violence, and other pressing issues facing at-risk youth. Additionally, he has served on the board of the California Young Lawyers Association (CYLA) as a District 7 Representative and College Bound Alumni Advisory Board (CBAAB).
Mr. Hicks received his undergraduate degree with honors from the University of California, Berkeley in 2001 and his J.D. from Loyola Law School in 2004. At Loyola Law School, Mr. Hicks was a National Finalist and Member of Byrne Trial Advocacy Team and upon graduation he received the Karl Suethe Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy. He had the unique accomplishment of participating as a Trial Advocacy National Finalist as a student (2003) and as a coach in (2008).
- Personal Injury
- Wrongful Death
- Auto Accidents
- Criminal Defense
- Social Security
- Other Practice Areas