Albany, OR/Press/April 16, 2019 – Kent Hickam founder and principal lawyer at Kent Hickam, P.C., was selected for inclusion into the Top Attorneys of North America 2019-2020 edition by The Who’s Who Directories.
Kent Hickam, P.C. conveniently serve clients in Albany, Corvallis, Lebanon and neighboring communities who need effective representation and resolution of their legal matter in the areas of criminal defense, personal injury and civil litigation, family law and estate planning such as wills, trusts, or probate. The main theme connecting the practice areas at the Albany law office of Kent Hickam, P.C. is helping people. They are a small-town practice, headed by a lawyer who regularly participates in trials, on both the criminal side and civil side, to vindicate the rights and interests of their clients in need of help or protection from their legal system.
Oregon attorney Kent Hickam is the founder and principal lawyer at Kent Hickam, P.C., practicing civil and criminal trial law, family law and estate planning. His criminal law practice includes defense of all felony and misdemeanor charges, and post-adjudication matters such as probation. His civil trial practice includes any civil litigation matter from a personal injury lawsuit to landlord-tenant disputes, and in family law matters he handles cases such as dissolution of marriage, adoptions and guardianships. In the area of estate planning, he handles all probate matters, questions regarding trust administration, and preparation of necessary documents such as wills and trusts.
With three decades of legal experience, Mr. Hickam has tried hundreds of cases in the Oregon trial courts and has appeared before the Oregon Supreme Court. His civil trial experience includes personal injury lawsuits, evictions, foreclosures, child custody cases, and estate disputes. As a criminal defense attorney, Mr. Hickam handles felonies and misdemeanors, as well as probation violations and other post-adjudication matters.
Mr. Hickam maintains strong ties to Oregon and the Albany community where he was born and raised. He earned his Juris Doctorate law degree from Willamette University in Salem and is a former member of the Albany City Council. He served as Chairman of the Linn County Commission on Children and Families and is a current member of the Linn County Public Safety Coordinating Council. He is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in Oregon and is a member of the Oregon State Bar Association and the Linn-Benton Bar Association.
The Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who have reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of the accomplishments within the North American legal community.