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Hickey Law Firm, P.A.
John H. (Jack) Hickey

1401 Brickell Ave. Ste. 510
Miami FL 33131
TOLL FREE: 1.800.215.7117

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Hickey Law Firm, P.A.


Maritime and Personal Injury Attorney John H. (Jack) Hickey - Miami, Florida

EXPERIENCE. LEADERSHIP. RESULTS. 

“Our goal is to provide the honest, seriously injured person with the advice you need, the representation you want, and the compensation you deserve.  By doing this, we also make the world safer and more secure for you and your family.  Together we can make these changes.  I am Jack Hickey and I invite you to call us here at Hickey Law Firm today for a free consultation.  Call us at 1.800.215.7117.  We look forward to hearing about what happened to you and seeing if you are right for us and if we are right for you.”      

Maritime and personal injury trial lawyer John H. (Jack) Hickey is located in Miami, Florida and heads up the Legal Team at Hickey Law Firm, P.A.  Hickey is a Board Certified Trial Lawyer by The Florida Bar and by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.  He has the highest rating possible by Martindale-Hubbell, the international directory of attorneys, and has been selected as a Superlawyer by his peers in Superlawyer.com.  Hickey is a Past President of the Dade County Bar Association and currently serves on the Board of Governors of The Florida Bar.   

Hickey represented the cruise lines and insurance companies for the first part of his career; now he and the firm represent honest, seriously injured people in cases of  personal injury, wrongful death, maritime or cruise ship accidents, slip and falls, trip and falls, car accidents, truck accidents, product liability, sexual assault, assault and battery, and negligent security.  The injuries we handle include all orthopedic injuries which includes broken bones and torn ligaments and tendons, injuries to the organs, neurological injuries, head and brain injuries, burn injuries, psychological injuries from trauma, and scarring and disfigurement.  

  The firm fights for the safety and security of you and your family all across Florida in cities like Miami, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, the Florida Keys, Tampa, and Orlando.  Call today for a FREE CONSULTATION at: 1.800.215.7117.     

Please Call: 1.800.215.7117   

BIOGRAPHY

JOHN H. (JACK) HICKEY

Past President, Dade County Bar Association (2003-2004)

Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer by The Florida Bar (1990 to present)

Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer by the National Board of Trial Advocacy

Named by his peers as a “Top Lawyer in South Florida” in the areas of personal injury and maritime in the South Florida Legal Guide (2004, 2005, and 2006)

Named by his peers as a “Legal Elite” in Florida Trend Magazine (2006 - top 1.7% of all lawyers)

Listed in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Law, and Who’s Who in Emerging Leaders in America

Member of The Million Dollar Forum

Lifetime Member of the Florida Council of Bar Association Presidents

Fellow and Lifetime Member of The Florida Bar Foundation

Sustaining Member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

Born in Miami, Florida

B.A., magna cum laude, Florida State University, 1976 (Phi Beta Kappa)

J.D., Duke University School of Law, 1980

Admitted to The Florida Bar, 1980

BACKGROUND:

Jack is a trial attorney. Since 1980, he has been trying personal injury and wrongful death cases in the areas of admiralty and maritime, railroad, medical malpractice, product liability, and general liability. Jack is Board Certified as a Civil Trial Lawyer by The Florida Bar and by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA). The NBTA is the only national certification program for trial attorneys and is accredited by the American Bar Association. Hickey is rated A/V by Martindale-Hubbell (the international listing of attorneys),a rating achieved by only 5% of attorneys.  The rating indicates that the attorney “has reached the height of professional excellence” and is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity. He is also listed in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Law, and Who’s Who in Emerging Leaders in America. He has been chosen by other lawyers as a: “Top Lawyer in South Florida” in the areas of personal injury and maritime in the South Florida Legal Guide (2004, 2005, 2006); “Legal Elite” in Florida Trend Magazine (2006); and Superlawyer in the area of personal injury in Superlawyers.com (2006).

He is a Past President of the Dade County Bar Association (2003 – 2004), a Lifetime Member of the Florida Council of Bar Association Presidents, a Fellow and Lifetime Member of The Florida Bar Foundation, and a Sustaining Member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

Jack was born in Miami and is conversant in Spanish. For the first 16 years of his career, he represented cruise lines, railroads, and other self-insured Defendants as well as insurance companies. Ten years ago, Jack made the transition to representing plaintiffs, and is a member of the Million Dollar Forum based on the cases in which he has obtained settlements or verdicts in excess of $1 Million. He started his career at Smathers & Thompson and went on to Hornsby & Whisenand, where he became a partner. In 1988, Jack and The Honorable Gary R. Jones founded Hickey & Jones, P.A. In 1999, Judge Jones left and became a Federal Magistrate in the Middle District of Florida, and the firm changed its name to Hickey Law Firm, P.A.

EDUCATION AND BAR ADMISSIONS:

•B.A., Florida State University (1976 magna cum laude), Phi Beta Kappa;
•J.D., Duke University (1980)
•Admitted to The Florida Bar: 1980
•Board Certified by The Florida Bar as a Civil Trial Lawyer (1990 – present)
•Admissions to Federal Courts: All three Federal District Courts in Florida: Southern (including the trial bar); Middle; and Northern; Federal Circuit Courts for the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits; Supreme Court of the United States.
BAR ACTIVITIES AND HONORS:
DADE COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION :
•President ( 2003 - 2004)
•President- Elect (2002 - 2003)
•Vice President (2001 - 2002)
•Secretary (2000 - 2001)
•Treasurer (1999 - 2000)
•Executive Committee (1999 - 2004)
•Executive Committee (1991 - 1992)
•Board of Directors (Elected 1996 - 1999)
•Board of Directors (Elected 1990 - 1993)
•Chair , Membership Committee (2001 - 2002)
•Chair , Professional Arbitration Sub-Committee (1998 - 1999; 1995 - 1997; 1987 - 1990)
•Chair , Civil Litigation Committee (1992 - 1993)
•Chair , Banking and Corporate Litigation Committee (1991 - 1992)
•Chair , Commercial and Financial Transactions Litigation Committee (1990 -1992)
•Chair , Banking Law Committee (1990 - 1991)
•Recipient of Certificate of Merit “In Recognition and Appreciation for Outstanding and Constructive Service to The Bar, The Bench, and The Public” (1987; 1988; 1989; 1990; 1991; 1992 [two]; 1993 [two]; 2001 [two]; and 2002 [four])
•11 th Circuit Ad Hoc Trial Practices Committee (Appointed 1993-2001)
DADE COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION, YOUNG LAWYERS SECTION :
•Board of Directors (Elected 1984-1986)
•Executive Committee (1985-1986)
•Co-Chair, Luncheon and Speakers Committee (1985-1986)
•Chair, Sports Committee (1984-1985)
•Recipient of Certificate of Merit “In Recognition and Appreciation for Outstanding and Constructive Service to The Bar, The Bench, and The Public” (1985)
THE FLORIDA BAR :
•Chair , Admiralty Law Committee (2000-2001)
•Chair , 11 th Circuit Fee Arbitration Committee (1991-1993)
•Chair , Grievance Committee 11-L (1986-1989)
•Member, Grievance Committee 11-L (1996-1999)
•Member, Judicial Evaluation Committee (1983-1985)
•Board Certified as a Civil Trial Lawyer (1990-Present)
•Recipient of Certificate for “Meritorious Public Service in Recognition and Appreciation of Meritorious Service to the Public and the Legal Profession in Florida” (1989, 1999, and 2001)
FLORIDA COUNCIL OF BAR ASSOCIATION PRESIDENTS
•Recipient of Certificate “In recognition of your dedicated leadership to the members of your legal community during your service as President” (2004)
CIVIC AND OTHER RELATED ACTIVITIES:
•Duke University Alumni Advisory Committee (Interviewing prospective undergraduates for Duke University; 1984-Present)
•Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Dade County, Florida, Committee of 100 (1998-Present)
•Board of Directors of the Marine Counsel (1997-1999)
•The Propeller Club of the Port of Miami
•The Vizcayans
•Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce
•Maritime Law Association of the United States (Proctor Member)
•American Bar Association
•Florida Association of Women Lawyers
•Association of Trial Lawyers of America
•Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers
•Florida Admiralty Trial Lawyers Association
•Dade County Trial Lawyers Association
•American Inns of Court, Spellman-Hoeveler Chapter
•The Maritime Law Association of the United States
•Academy of Trial Advocacy


Please Call: 1.800.215.7117

Please Call: 1.800.215.7117


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