J. Patrick Hicks

phicks@hahnlaw.com 619.810.4314


J. Patrick Hicks is an associate in the firm's San Diego office who focuses his practice in estate planning and administration, probate, trust litigation, business transactions, and taxation.

At Hahn Loeser 

Patrick has experience managing probate proceedings and trust administrations, and advising on a broad range of multi-jurisdictional tax issues, including federal, state, and local taxes. Patrick has advised on liability protection and sales and use of taxes related to the acquisition and sale of luxury assets, including aircraft and yachts. Patrick also represents clients in fiduciary litigation and disputes arising in the administration of trusts and estates.



Davidson College B.A., Economics 2005


Washington University School of Law J.D. 2008


University of San Diego School of Law L.L.M., Taxation 2010

Memberships & Affiliations

San Diego County Bar Association, Member, Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law Section


Taxation Law Section



Bar Admissions

State of California


State of North Carolina