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John H. (Jack) Hickey

1401 Brickell Ave, Suite 510
Miami, Florida 33131


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At Hickey Law Firm, we know, we listen, we care. Our mission is to get you as much money as you deserve. We love what we do. We fight for you. At Hickey Law Firm, we represent honest, seriously injured people. When you suffer life changing injuries, you need a law firm which has the "experience, leadership, and results" to win. We do. Jack Hickey is one of the only attorneys in Florida who is double board-certified by The Florida Bar in Civil Trial and Admiralty and Maritime law.

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Bike Accident, Birth Injury, Brain Injury, Bus Accidents, Car Accidents, Cruise Ship Accidents, Maritime Law, Medical Malpractice, Motorcycle Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Spinal Cord Injury, Truck Accidents


Jack was born and raised in Miami, Florida. He graduated from Florida State University (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) and Duke Law School. For over 36 years, Jack has been trying personal injury and wrongful death cases in the areas of admiralty and maritime, cruise ship injury, railroad, medical malpractice, product liability, and general liability.

For the first 17 years of his career, he represented cruise lines, railroads, and other self-insured corporations. Nineteen years ago, he made the transition to representing plaintiffs. Jack is one of the few attorneys in Florida who is Double Board Certified in Civil Trial and Admiralty and Maritime by The Florida Bar. He is also Board Certified as a Civil Trial Lawyer by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA). He is also a Past President of the Dade County Bar Association (DCBA), the largest voluntary bar association in Florida. Jack is a member of The Florida Bar Board of Governors, the governing body of all lawyers licensed to practice in Florida. He is currently on the Board of Directors of the Florida Justice Association (FJA) and a State Delegate of the American Association for Justice (AAJ). In addition to being a prominent Miami injury attorney,  Jack is also the Secretary of the largest section of AAJ, the Motor Vehicle, Highway Safety, and Premises Liability Section.

Jack is the Past Chair of 7 DCBA committees, Past Chair of 3 Florida Bar Committees, has received 17 Certificates of Merit from the DCBA “for outstanding and constructive service to the bench, the bar, and the public,” has received 3 certificates from The Florida Bar “in recognition and appreciation of meritorious service to the public and legal profession in Florida, and has received a Certificate of Recognition from the Florida Council of Bar Association Presidents for “dedicated leadership to the members of the legal community during service as President.” Jack is rated A/V by Martindale-Hubbell (the international listing of attorneys). 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: “DCBA Legal Luminary in Admiralty” (2016); “Top Lawyer in South Florida” in the areas of personal injury and maritime in the South Florida Legal Guide (2004- Present); “Legal Elite” in Florida Trend Magazine(top 1.7% of attorneys) (2006-Present); and Superlawyer in the area of personal injury in (2006 -Present).

Jack lectures frequently at meetings and conventions of lawyers nationwide and writes articles on trial practice and on substantive law including Admiralty and Maritime (the law which applies to injuries on cruise ships). He is a past Chair of The Florida Bar Admiralty Law Committee and is Past Chair of the Admiralty Section of the American Association for Justice.

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John H. (Jack) Hickey

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1401 Brickell Ave Suite 510
Miami Florida 33131

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