Persistent (adj.)

Persisting, especially in spite of opposition, obstacles, discouragement.

Determined (adj.)

Having or exhibiting the ability to function effectively within a system of rules and/or regulations.

Tenacious (adj.)

Determined, holding fast, tough.

Areas of Practice

Healthcare and Medical Malpractice

The legal environment encompassing the health care industry is profoundly unique. The professional reputations and livelihoods of physicians and other health care professionals

Medical Board Representation

A timely response is the first critical step if you have been received notification of a complaint from your respective medical review board. Hicks & Llamas, P.C. regularly represents doctors...

General Commercial Liability

A substantial portion of the Firm’s litigation and trial experience deals with the defense of personal injury and property damage claims involving theories of negligence

Insurance Law

Insurance defense has made up a large part of the Firm’s practice since its inception in 1984. The Firm has successfully represented more than 1,000 clients on behalf of many prominent insurance carriers.

Employment Law

Hicks & Llamas, P.C. provides legal services for the defense of management in all types of employee-initiated litigation, as well as providing employment law advice to clients.

Our Attorneys

Larry W. Hicks

Larry W. Hicks was born and raised in El Paso, Texas.

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Cynthia Llamas

Cynthia C. Llamas was born in Mexico and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and El Paso, Texas.

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Kim Norvell

Kim Norvell was born in Lewisville, Texas, and raised in the Dallas area.

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Our Practice Philosophy

Hicks & Llamas, PC is AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell. We are located in El Paso, Texas and have provided quality legal services throughout far West Texas and southern New Mexico for more than 20 years. When Larry W. Hicks founded the Firm as a solo practitioner in 1984, he began with a vision of a small but focused defense practice that could deliver excellent litigation management and trial services to clients needing representation throughout the region.

Meanwhile, Larry Hicks and a carefully selected team of legal professionals have maintained a tight focus on providing effective litigation management and trial skills in the state and federal courts of Texas and New Mexico. The Firm works for a broad client base in the areas of medical malpractice defense and healthcare law, insurance law, professional liability.

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Communities We Serve


UNM, Balloon Festival and downtown

Santa Fe
Santa Fe

Cathedral Basilica, Loretto Hotel luminarios and state capitol

Las Cruces
Las Cruces

NMSU, Courthouse and Organ Mountains

El Paso
El Paso

Courthouse, Twelve Travelers statue and Cristo Rey

Organizations We Support

Cal Farley’s Boys’ and Girls’ Ranch

Compassion International

El Maida Shrine

Greater El Paso Football Showcase

Horses for Heroes

Ysleta Lutheran Mission

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