H. David Hicks

H. David Hicks is an attorney at the Conn Law Firm and Associates. He has represented clients at all stages of a disability claim, from assisting with initial claims, to hearings, to appeals to United States District Court. Mr. Hicks is here to provide outstanding representation to you in your Social Security Disability claim. He has represented clients in disability hearings in over twenty-five states. He aggressively advocates for his clients, including making every effort to resolve his clients’ cases before ever having to see a judge.

Mr. Hicks was raised in eastern Kentucky. He graduated as Salutatorian from the Piarist School, a  college preparatory school in Martin, Kentucky. He received his Bachelor of Arts in History and French from the University of Kentucky in 2007, graduating Cum Laude. He earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Kentucky College of Law in 2010.

Effective advocacy has always been Mr. Hicks’s passion. During law school, he was named best oral advocate in his first-year writing club. He also served as co-president of the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund and recruitment coordinator for the College of Law. In addition, he authored an article on mass tort litigation in the coal industry.

Before joining the Conn Law Firm and Associates, Mr. Hicks served as law clerk for the Honorable James C. Brantley in Hopkins County Circuit Court. There, he was exposed to a wide variety of legal areas and wrote a number of opinions.

During his undergraduate career, he spent a semester abroad at the Université de Caen Basse-Normandie in northern France. There, he studied French language and literature and toured northern Europe. A photographic journal of his experiences, written entirely in French, was published in UK’s Kaleidoscope magazine in 2007.

Mr. Hicks is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky.

David resides in Van Lear, Kentucky with his wife. His hobbies include running, traveling, and web design.

Personal Note: “Obtaining Social Security Disability benefits can be frustrating. I want to help make the process a little less so for my clients.”