Sarah W. Hickman

Top rated Medical Malpractice attorney in Mandeville, Louisiana

Wagar Hickman, LLC
Sarah W. Hickman
Wagar Hickman, LLC

Practice Areas: Medical Malpractice; view more

Licensed in Louisiana since: 2014

Education: Loyola University New Orleans College of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2023 - 2024
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Wagar Hickman, LLC

1401 W Causeway Approach
Mandeville, LA 70471 Visit website


The founding partner of Wagar Hickman, LLC, in Mandeville, Louisiana, Sarah W. Hickman serves clients in and around the Mandeville area. Her practice mainly focuses on defending plaintiffs in personal injury cases, especially medical malpractice.

  • Family trusts
  • Medical powers of attorney
  • Last wills and testaments

Passionate about law from a young age, Ms. Hickman interned as a high school student at several law firms. A graduate of Louisiana State University, she obtained her Bachelor of Arts with a double major in history and French in 2008 and graduated with her Juris Doctor at the top of her class in 2014. Gaining her license to practice in Louisiana the same year, she is also admitted before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana.

As a young lawyer with tenacity and a distinguished career, Ms. Hickman has worked on several jury trials and handled complex cases in appellate courts. She gives it her all right from the beginning while preparing the case till it goes to trial in the courtroom, paying attention to every little detail, which might eventually make a big difference in the outcome. She guides her clients with compassion and keeps them intimated of the case proceedings, so they are well-aware of the law and their rights.

Named as a Rising Star in the personal injury category by the American Institute of Legal Advocates, Ms. Hickman holds a “Very Good” rating on Avvo, with plenty of positive client reviews, and she is lauded by her peers for her work ethic and mentorship capabilities. Moreover, The National Trial Lawyers have named her among their Top 40 Under 40 attorneys list. Ms. Hickman is an active member of the Louisiana Association for Justice and the Federal Bar Association. 

Practice areas

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent, Medical Malpractice

  • 100% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2014, Louisiana

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Educational Background:
  • Mandeville High School
  • LSU
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • NCAAA Gatorade high school All American in 2004
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Admitted to the Louisiana Bar, 2014
  • Top 40 under 40, National Trial Lawyers, 2020
  • Rising Star in personal injury, American Institute of Legal Advocates, 2018
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These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

“She is clearly on of the better young medmal attorneys here in Louisiana.”

“Sarah is an outstanding and seasoned medical malpractice lawyer who should definitely be included in Super Lawyers.”

“Sarah is an amazing and passionate plaintiff's attorney, specializing in medical malpractice and personal injury. I enjoy working with Sarah and referring cases to her. Sarah is prepared both legally and factually in all cases. She uses her amazing intelligence to help injured parties obtain proper damages.”

“This young lady is an excellent lawyer and a leader in Louisiana in the med mal section of LAJ.”

“Sarah is an outstanding personal injury lawyer who puts very careful thought and attention to detail into all her cases. She is also very passionate about being a lawyer, and it comes across in her excellent work.”

Office location for Sarah W. Hickman

1401 W Causeway Approach
Mandeville, LA 70471

Phone: 985-888-8740


2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2023 - 2024

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