Thomas Cooley Law School, J.D., Honors: Cum Laude
Law Review: Thomas Cooley Law School, Writing Editor
Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1990, B.S., Major: English
Missouri Bar Association, 1995-Present
Boone County Bar Association, 2002-Present
Missouri Attorney General’s Office, Special Prosecutor, 1997 – 2002, 2012 – 2013
Hallsville Municipal Judge, 2007 – 2012
Richard B. Hicks has been practicing law since 1995. He focuses his practice in the areas of litigation, family law, and criminal law.
As a litigator, Richard has tried over 100 cases before juries prosecuting crimes ranging from driving offenses to capital murder. While working as a Special Prosecutor for the Missouri Attorney General’s Office, and as a Boone County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Richard has handled many high profile cases. Richard has been featured on such programs as 48 Hours, Snapped, Discovery Channel and CourtTV.
Richard knows firsthand how difficult the court system can be for families. For several years, Richard specialized in prosecuting crimes committed against children. His experience handling these types of cases enabled him to work closely with families and court personnel always striving to do what was in the best interest of the child.