Geoffrey S. Hickey
Attorney at Law
Since 2001, Geoffrey Hickey has been handling all varieties of personal injury and wrongful death matters on behalf of injured individuals and their families. Over the span of his career, Geoff has obtained millions of dollars for victims of accidents caused by negligence.
Geoff was born and raised on the shores of Lake Erie, just outside of Cleveland. In 1997, he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History with a focus on U.S. military history from The Ohio State University. After completing his undergraduate studies, Geoff enlisted in the United States Marine Corps Reserve where he honorably served from 1997-2001. While in the USMC Reserve, Geoff attended the University of Akron School of Law on a full academic scholarship, graduating in May 2001 and being admitted to practice law in the same year.
From day one of his professional career, Geoff has been litigating serious injury claims on behalf of accident victims. He takes pride in being accessible to his clients and taking every case seriously. Geoff's keen awareness of the hardships that these victims endure, coupled with his strong sense of compassion and dedication to help his clients overcome their losses, has earned him a reputation as powerful advocate and a caring professional.
In June 2013, after over a decade of litigating cases as an associate and a partner at a prestigious personal injury firm in Cleveland, Geoff relocated to California where he joined a team of highly skilled litigation professionals at Ardalan & Associates, PLC.
Geoff is admitted to practice law in California and Ohio as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of California, Central District of California and the Northern District of Ohio.
Geoff maintains an Avvo rating of Superb and has received peer recognition via Super Lawyers®, being named on their list of Rising Stars℠ from 2010-2014. He was also named Top 40 Under 40 in Ohio by The National Trial Lawyers in 2013. Geoff is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements - a group that includes fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers.