For over twenty-five years John Neumann Hickey has been trying cases. John is one of a very few attorneys who have tried and won verdicts in the millions of dollars in civil cases such as construction accidents and medical malpractice as well as having tried and won murder cases and death penalty cases in criminal court. He has tried cases to verdict in the Courts of Common Pleas of Delaware, Philadelphia, Montgomery, Lancaster and Chester Counties as well as in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Hickey is admitted to the Bar of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the United States Claims Court, the United States Army Court of Criminal Appeals, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States. He attended Trial Lawyers’ College in Dubois, Wyoming. He has an LLM in Trial Advocacy with Honors.
Civil litigation includes car accidents, construction accidents, slip and fall cases, medical malpractice, wrongful death, Workers’ Compensation, contract and business disputes. Criminal litigation includes all areas of criminal law from driving while intoxicated to major felonies and death penalty cases.
John is a graduate of the United States Army Airborne School and is a Distinguished Military Graduate from Mount Saint Mary’s College. He is a former commissioned officer in the United States Army. He graduated from the United States Army Judge Advocate General School’s Officer’s Basic and Advanced Courses. He is the author of the Delaware County Section of Five County Criminal Practice for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute. He was the instructor for 2016 Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s course on Criminal Practice in Delaware County. He is Co-Chairman of the Mentoring Committee for the Delaware County Bar Association which guides new lawyers. For the 2017-2018 year he is the President of the Guy deFuria American Inn of Court. John is a lawyers’ lawyer who is often called upon to represent other attorneys. At the request of other attorneys, he assists with the trial phase of their cases. He is a Founding Member of the Delaware County Trial Lawyers’ Association and is a member of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice. In 2017 he was again named a Top Lawyer by Main Line Today Magazine. John is also a two-time Ironman.