R. Lane Dossett—Hattiesburg native who finished first in his law school class and handled numerous jury and bench trials.


Call 601-544-6770 for civil litigation attorneys in Mississippi.

Practice areas:

  • Municipal & Government Defense
  • Corporate Disputes
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Construction Litigation
  • High Asset Divorce
  • Class Actions

Admitted to practice:

  • The Mississippi Bar (2008)
  • U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit


  • Juris Doctor, summa cum laude, Appalachian School of Law (2008)
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, magna cum laude, The University of Southern Mississippi (2005)
  • The University of Southern Mississippi Honors College (2003-2005)


  • The Mississippi Bar
  • Young Lawyers Division, Mississippi Bar
  • Hattiesburg Area Young Lawyers Association
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyer’s Association (MDLA)
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • South Central Mississippi Bar Association


  • The Mississippi Bar
  • Past President, Hattiesburg Area Young Lawyer’s Association
  • Associate Editor, Appalachian Journal of Law (2006-2007)
  • Recipient of the Sutin-Blackwell Prize for Excellence
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyer’s Trial Academy
  • Board member, Mississippi Defense Lawyer’s Association
  • United States Army JAG Intern
  • Author: The Erosion of Governmental Discretionary Immunity under the Mississippi Tort Claims Act: Little’s Big Affect, Miss. Col. Law Rev. Vol 24 Issue 1


  • Married to Rhea Dossett with three daughters, Abby, Aubrey, and Avery
  • Member, Board of Trustees and Deacon at Main Street Baptist Church, Hattiesburg, MS
  • Member/officer of several area and state Masonic organizations
  • Member Lamar County Ham Radio Club, Call Sign N5AAS

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0

    I include Mr. Hicks among those few lawyers who I would unhesitatingly refer a close friend or family member for legal representation. Top-notch in this area of Mississippi.

    — Sole Practitioner

  • 5.0/5.0

    One of the most effective lawyers in our area.

    — Judge

  • 5.0/5.0

    Clark Hicks enjoys an excellent reputation in the Hattiesburg, Mississippi legal community. He is a lawyer to whom I would not hesitate to refer one of my clients or one of my family members, and there are only a handful I would place in t...
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    — Sole Practitioner

  • 5.0/5.0

    Mr. Hicks is an exceptional attorney who represents his clients zealously but always with professionalism and courtesy.

    — Member

  • 5.0/5.0

    An outstanding and highly respected advocate and litigator.

    — Sole Practitioner