Professional profiles

L. Clark Hicks, Jr.—Mississippi civil litigation attorney who has handled more than 100 trials, including 50 plus jury trials.

Practice areas:

  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Automobile Accident
  • Insurance Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Business Disputes
  • Product Liability
  • Construction Litigation

Admitted to practice:

  • The Mississippi Bar (1991)
  • All state courts in Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Northern Districts of Mississippi
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Juris Doctor, cum laude, University of Mississippi (1991)
  • Bachelor of Arts, special distinction with highest honors, Mississippi College (1988)

Awards and Honors:

  • Recipient, 1986 Harry S. Truman Scholar from Mississippi
  • Recipient, The Best Lawyers in America 2020
  • Recipient, Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award
  • Recipient, Martindale-Hubbell 2019 AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating


  • The Mississippi Bar
  • Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit
  • South Central Mississippi Bar Association
  • President, Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association (MDLA)
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Trucker’s Insurance Defense Association (TIDA)
  • Mississippi Claims Association, Inc. (MCA)
  • A. M. Best Attorney’s Listing
  • Complaint Tribunal of the Mississippi Bar


  • Research Editor, Mississippi Law Journal (1990-1991)
  • Author: “From the Bench: The Five Best Techniques to Persuade a Judge through Written Words,” The MDLA Quarterly
  • Author: “Corporations – Fiduciary Duty – In a Closed Corporation, a Majority Shareholder Owes a Fiduciary Duty Towards the Minority When Seeking a Controlling Share,” 60 Mississippi Law Journal 425, Fall 1990
  • Member, Character and Fitness Committee – Mississippi Bar (current)
  • Counsel, Hattiesburg Housing Authority (current)
  • Past President, Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association


  • Married to Kathia Simo with two sons, Harrison, age 22 and Luke, age 18
  • Member of University Baptist Church, Hattiesburg, MS
  • Community Columnist, PineBelt News
  • Member Sunrise Hattiesburg Rotary Club
  • Announcer, Sacred Heart High School, Baseball

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  • 5.0/5.0

    I had a great experience and I can't say thank you enough. I had a very difficult case to prove and in the end we came out on top. I really had a great experience with the entire team, and a special shout out to Mr. Clark and Alexa for ev...
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  • 5.0/5.0

    Working with this firm was a pleasure. The lawsuit started in 2010 and ended in 2019. On the ups and downs that followed, this firm never said quit. They work hard and I was constantly updated. I have the greatest respect for each person wo...
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  • 5.0/5.0

    Attorney Hicks and his staff are very professional folks that will go the distance of whatever it will takes to help you with your legal matters. They treated me as family and kept me informed of all matters within a very reasonable matter ...
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  • 5.0/5.0

    Atty Clark Hicks is an amazing Attorney and he gets the job done no matter how big or small. He loves helping people and makes sure the clients are his number one priority. He loves Litigation and is very experienced in many industries. ...
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  • 5.0/5.0

    Very professional, prompt, and continuous follow up on what was developing. I would highly recommend Mr. Hicks.

    — Client