The Hicks, Helveston & Smith attorneys have been acknowledged by Martindale Hubbell through an AV Rating over 35 years, The Bar Registry of Pre-eminent Lawyers and Law Firms. Dewitt Hicks has served the Bar, partners in our firm have served as president of the Mississippi Bar Foundation, Members of the Mississippi Ethics Board and on multiple Bar committees.
We have represented a highly sophisticated client base encompassing a range of industries including insurance and financial services, commercial transactions, trucking and transportation, real estate, energy and natural resources, agri-business, healthcare, consumer goods and services, businesses, and manufacturing.
Litigation, to include extensive experience in coverage and trial defense representation to insurers and their insureds include extensive experience in the areas of motor vehicle law, common carrier/trucking liability, premises liability, construction, workers’ compensation, professional liability / errors and omissions claims, municipal law, school law, product liability, employment law through our representation of management, which includes directors and officers claims, age, race, and sexual discrimination claims, and many other areas in the defense of negligence claims..
Dewitt is well known for the thoroughness of our trial preparation and our many successes in the courtroom; experienced plaintiff’s counsel understands our willingness to try cases and win significant verdicts. Our reputation enables us to successfully protect the interests of our clients while delivering exceptional service in a cost effective manner.