Billy Ring Hicks

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Springfield, VA

B. R. Hicks, PC
 | 5429 Backlick Road, Suite 110
Springfield, VA 22151
Phone: 703-354-4000
Fax: 703-354-4298
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1976
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (40%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Billy Ring Hicks founded his Springfield law firm, B.R. Hicks, PC, with the goal of providing high-quality criminal defense services to the residents of nearby Fairfax County and those living in the surrounding areas in northern Virginia. Today, Mr. Hicks has a reputation as one of the region's leading DUI defense attorneys, but his many successes in all areas of criminal law bring countless clients to his office each year seeking his help in fighting a wide variety of charges, including:

• Traffic violations
• Property crimes
• Violent crimes
• White collar crimes

Mr. Hicks began his legal career in 1976 after earning his law degree from American University Washington College of Law and his admission to the Virginia State Bar. Over the past 40 years, he has cemented his place among northern Virginia's most talented and skilled attorneys.

Thanks to Mr. Hicks' years of experience and extensive legal knowledge, he has earned the respect of the legal community. As evidence, he has received an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, and Northern Virginia Magazine has included him on its list of the area's top lawyers repeatedly. In addition, he has a "Very Good" rating from Avvo.

Mr. Hicks is not only a respected attorney but also a valued member of the legal community. He is a member of a number of organizations. He has served as chairman of the Criminal Law Section and as a member of the organization's board of governors. He is also a regular guest speaker at legal events, having taught numerous Continuing Legal Education courses over the years.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Criminal Defense
  • 40%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • 10%Personal Injury - General
Focus Areas

Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Traffic Violations, DUI/DWI, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Defense


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Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2020

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About Billy Hicks

Admitted: 1976, Virginia

Professional Webpage:


  • Top Criminal and Personal Injury Lawyers, Norther Virginia Magazine

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Chairman, Criminal Law Section of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member of the Board of Governors, Criminal Law Section of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Active Supporter of the Smile Train
  • Active Supporter of the Southern Poverty Law Center
  • Active Supporter of the NAACP
  • Active Supporter of the ACLU


  • Settled a motorcycle/car accident case in February, 2010 for $865,000, where the medical bills were just under $100,000.

Industry Groups

  • AV Preeminent Rated
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Office Location for Billy Ring Hicks

5429 Backlick Road
Suite 110
Springfield, VA 22151

Phone: 703-354-4000

Fax: 703-354-4298

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Last Updated: 1/7/2020

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