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Christopher T. Hicks, Esq.

Senior Counsel

Mr. Hicks graduated from the University of New Mexico in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts degree and earned a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law in 2014.

Prior to joining Hirsch Closson, APLC, Mr. Hicks worked as an associate with a San Diego coverage firm representing policyholders in the evaluation and litigation of insurance coverage matters, as well as contractors in various types of construction disputes. Such representation extended to all types of participants in the construction industry, from regional and national homebuilders, to commercial and residential general contractors, specialty contractors and design professionals. His work involved a wide variety of first- and third-party policies, including commercial general liability, excess and umbrella, builder’s risk and property, directors and officers and professional liability policies.

Mr. Hicks joined Hirsch Closson, APLC in July 2018 as an associate, where he concentrates in insurance coverage litigation, “bad faith” litigation, coverage related matters and appeals.

Mr. Hicks is a member of the California State Bar, the Arizona State Bar, is a Board Member of Tom Homann LGBT Law Association and the 2018 Chair of the Insurance/Bad Faith section of the San Diego County Bar Association.

University of New Mexico, B.A., English (Pre-Law) & Psychology, 2011
University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law, J.D., 2014

State Bar of California, 2014
State Bar of Arizona, 2016
U.S. District Courts of California (Central, Eastern, Northern and Southern)

San Diego County Bar Association (Insurance/Bad Faith 2020 Vice Chair, 2018-2019 Chair)
Tom Homann LGBT Law Association (2020 Board Member)

Award: 2019 Rising Star Attorney - San Diego County Bar Association Insurance/Bad Faith
Publication: For the Record, The SDCBA Publication for New Lawyers, “Insurance Coverage Tips from a Young Lawyer and an Old(er) Lawyer,” September, 2019.