New York Law School, New York, N.Y., J.D. 1982, Cum Laude
Montclair State University, Montclair, N.J., B.A. 1978
Professional Associations and Admissions
New Jersey State Bar Association; chair, New Jersey State Bar Medical Malpractice Committee, (2009-2011); Essex County Bar Association; Union County Bar Association; American Bar Association; U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; Richard J. Hughes Inns of Court Program, president (2007-2009); Haydn Proctor Inn of Court-Master; American Board of Trial Advocates; American Association of Justice; New Jersey Association for Justice, National Institute for Trial Advocacy; American Arbitration Association, National Panel of Arbitrators (1992-1998).
Admitted to practice law in New Jersey, New York, and the United States Supreme Court.
Honors and Awards
Million Dollar Advocates Forum (2013); Listed in Best Lawyers in America (2007-2013); Lawdragon's 3000 Leading Plaintiffs' Lawyers in America (2007-2013); New Jersey Super Lawyers, Personal Injury Super Lawyer (2005-2013); Preeminent Lawyers in America (2009-2013); Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy; Best Brief, Appellate Advocacy Award, (1979); Who's Who in America Colleges and Universities (1979).
Negligence, Malpractice, Products Liability, Premises Liability
Robert Hicks, a partner with Javerbaum, Wurgaft, Hicks, Kahn, Wikstrom & Sinins, is a Certified Civil Trial Attorney, and handles a wide variety of negligence, malpractice, products liability and premises liability cases involving both the public and the private sectors. Mr. Hicks has successfully recovered millions of dollars on behalf of his clients.
His recoveries for his clients include:
Mr. Hicks belongs to many professional organizations and has served in professional leadership positions including president of the Richard J. Hughes American Inn of Court, chairperson of the New Jersey State Bar Association Committee on Medical Malpractice and as faculty member at the American Board of Trial Attorneys Trial College at Princeton University and Harvard Law School.
Some important decisions to which Mr. Hicks has contributed include: Galvao v. G.R. Robert Construction Company, 179 N.J. 462, 846 A.2d 1215 (2004) and Crippen vs. Central Jersey Concrete Pipe, 176 N.J. 397, 823 A2d 789 (2003).
In addition to extensive trial experience, Mr. Hicks has had many successes in the Appellate Courts and was lead counsel in Crippen vs. Central Jersey Concrete Pipe, 176 N.J. 397, 823 A2d 789 (2003), in which a widow sued her late husband's employer for covering up its failure to correct violations found by OSHA in its equipment circumventing the statutory Workers Compensation bar to employee lawsuits against their employer.
In 2007, he was named to Lawdragon's 3000 Leading Plaintiffs' Lawyers in America list, which includes less than one percent of all the lawyers in America. Mr. Hicks has been named in New Jersey's Super Lawyers every year since its inception in 2005.
As well as working as an attorney, Mr. Hicks has spoken on numerous occasions in front of esteemed audiences. His presentations include:
Aside from speaking, Mr. Hicks has served as guest faculty at the ABOTA Trial College at Harvard Law School in the summer of 2012, as well as the ABOTA Trial College at Princeton University in June 2010. He also authored the book, "New Jersey Personal Injury Complaints and Answers," published in 1995.
Mr. Hicks works with the Deni Law Group to assist our clients in the areas of Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, and Workmen's Compensation
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