Hicks James B.

James B. Hicks


Email Address: jhicks@germer-austin.com

Phone: 512.472.0288

Location: Austin Office


James B. Hicks graduated from Duke University in 2007, where he earned a B.A. in Public Policy Studies and worked as Chief Operations Officer of a food delivery business. He then served for two years as a policy analyst under Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York City. James graduated from Cornell Law School in 2012, where he was an Editor of the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy.

After law school, Hicks James B. joined the New York City Law Department, primarily representing the City in condemnation litigation, where he received a Division Chief Award for exemplary public service. James joined GERMER’s Austin office in 2015. He is licensed to practice in all Texas state courts. His current practice areas include Personal Injury Attorney Beaumont Texas, insurance coverage, medical malpractice, administrative law, and commercial litigation.


Professional Background

  • Joined Germer Beaman & Brown PLLC in 2015
  • Former Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of New York

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of New York – 2012
  • State Bar of Texas – 2015
  • Admitted to practice before the following courts:
    • All New York state courts
    • All Texas state courts


  • Cornell Law School
    • Juris Doctor – 2012
    • Editor, Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy
    • Dean’s List for Four Consecutive Semesters
    • Two CALI Book Awards
    • Excellence Certificate from the American Bar Association
  • Duke University
    • Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy, Religion Minor – 2007
    • Chief Operations Officer, Devil’s Delivery Service, Inc.

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • Austin Young Lawyers Association


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