Results-Driven Advocacy Over 1,000 Jury Trials Successfully Tried

Attorney Ross Hickman has over 35 years of legal experience in Northern Michigan.
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Northern Michigan Criminal Defense Attorney

Serving Traverse City & Beyond

Facing criminal charges can be a daunting experience. In the wake of your arrest, you are probably worrying about your freedom, your reputation, and how this will affect your life going forward. This difficult process can be made easier with the help of an experienced and aggressive Northern Michigan criminal defense attorney.

As an accomplished lawyer with over 35 years of experience and a background as a former prosecutor, I can see a case from all angles and anticipate how the prosecution may act. I also understand how police investigate crimes and gather evidence. With this knowledge and skill, I am prepared to build a strong defense on your behalf. If any party has mishandled evidence, failed to follow proper procedure, or otherwise violated your rights, I am here to stand up for you. I offer an industry-leading perspective when defending the criminally accused and I have tried hundreds of cases before juries. No matter what kind of criminal charge you are facing, you can rest assured that I have experience defending against it. Let me put this experience to work for you.

Top-Rated Representation

Attorney Hickman's Accolades

  • America's Most Honored Professionals
  • Client Champion Silver
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • BV Rated

When Experience Matters, Choose Ross Hickman Law Office

My firm, Ross Hickman Law Office, puts forth a valiant effort to deliver the committed and effective legal representation you deserve when facing serious criminal charges. From the moment I take on your matter, I will start working to find any holes in the prosecution's case, casting reasonable doubt on your guilt. I work tirelessly to achieve positive results.

I believe that a good attorney-client relationship is built on trust. That trust is built on a solid foundation of communication and accessibility. In my practice, I strive to communicate effectively with clients and keep them updated every step of the way. I maintain an open-door policy to address any unanswered questions and make my clients feel comfortable. In this way, you can be sure your case is being handled effectively. No matter how serious your charges may be, I believe that a person is innocent until proven guilty and will always treat you with the respect and dignity you deserve. I am the Northern Michigan criminal defense attorney you can trust.

Experience Is the Difference

What Sets Attorney Ross Hickman Apart?
  • Personalized Service Tailored to Fit Your Case Needs
  • 35 Years of Criminal Defense Experience
  • A Former Antrim County Prosecutor
  • Over 1,000 Jury Trials Successfully Tried

See What My Past Clients Have To Say

I have been practicing law since 1984, which means I have handled thousands of cases and have effectively represented people facing all types of criminal charges. I believe that my clients’ own stories are the best illustration of my dedication and determination. I encourage you to read their testimonials to get a better sense of the caliber of my services.

  • “A number of years ago our family home was destroyed by fire. Fortunately no one was home at the time but we lost everything including my beloved dogs. To add insult to injury the Michigan State Fire ...”

    - Matt
  • “I got pulled over with my friends in my car. One of them had booze in their coke. I did not know this. The cops gave me a drunk test and a Breathalyzer and I passed cuz I wasn’t drinking. Then I got ...”

    - William
  • “Ross helped my daughter in a horrible situation and was able to work with the court system to achieve the best outcome for her circumstances. He was diligent and didn’t stop until the right solution ...”

    - Marie

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