Awards

Robert Fickman receiving HCCLA's 2019 Torch of Liberty Award
Robert Fickman receiving HCCLA's 2019 Torch of Liberty Award

Awards & Recognition

In 2019

 Received the Torch of Liberty Award from the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association in recognition of his efforts on behalf of the Pursuit of Liberty and Justice. Below is the introduction video played just before HCCLA presented the award.
 Was named as a Texas “Super Lawyer”.

In 2018

Received a Presidential Award from the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.

 For the 20th straight year Received an AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell. This is the highest possible rating in both legal ability & ethical standards.

 Received a 10.0 Rating from AVVO.

 Received the 2018 Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association (HCCLA) President’s Award

 

In 2017

 Received an AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell. This is the highest possible rating in both legal ability & ethical standards.

 Received a 10.0 Rating from AVVO.

In 2016

 Received an AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell. This is the highest possible rating in both legal ability & ethical standards.

 Received the Liberty Award from the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. The Liberty Award is presented to Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Association Members for their outstanding contribution in promoting liberty in Texas.

 Was named “Client’s Choice” by AVVO.

 Received a 10.0 Rating from AVVO.

In 2015

 Was named as a “Top Rated Lawyer in Texas” by Martindale-Hubbell.

 Received an AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell. This is the highest possible rating in both legal ability & ethical standards.

 Was named by Texas Monthly Magazine to be one of the Top Criminal Defense Lawyers in the Houston Area (See Texas Monthly, October 2015, S-60).

 Was named as a Texas “Super Lawyer”.

 Was named by Houstonia Magazine as a “Top Lawyer in Criminal Defense”.

In 2014

 Received an AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell. This is the highest possible rating in both legal ability & ethical standards.

 Received a 10.0 Superb Rating from AVVO.

 Was featured on the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) Best of 2014 DVD as one of the highest rated speakers from all NACDL seminars for that year. The compilation DVD represents the 12 highest-rated speakers and presentations from all NACDL seminars in 2014.

In 2013

 Received the Justice Award from the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. The Justice Award is presented to Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Association Members for their outstanding contribution in promoting justice in Texas.

 Received an AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell for the 15th Consecutive Year. This is the highest possible rating in both legal ability & ethical standards. Martindale-Hubbell’s Peer Review Rating process evaluates lawyers in the United States and Canada solely based upon peer review. This rating process attests to a lawyer’s legal ability and professional ethics, and reflects the confidential opinions of the Bar and the Judiciary.

In 2012

 Received an AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell. This is the highest possible rating in both legal ability & ethical standards.

 Was recognized in a Texas Bar Journal article as “Mr. Declaration of Independence.” Mr. Fickman was recognized for his efforts in encouraging Texas criminal defense lawyers in their continuing fight for liberty. Specifically, to read the Declaration of Independence in front of their local courthouses in honor of July 4th. See link below.

 Served as National Coordinator for the First Annual Reading of the Declaration of Independence by Criminal Defense Lawyers. As a result of Mr. Fickman’s efforts, the Declaration of Independence was read by criminal defense lawyers in front of courthouses in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Kansas, Michigan, Mississippi, New Mexico, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, and Washington D.C.

 Received the Minuteman Strike Force Award from the President of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (TCDLA). The Minuteman Strike Force Award is awarded to those criminal defense lawyers who have come to the aid of other criminal defense lawyers across the state.

 Received the Member of the Year Award from the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association (HCCLA). This award is presented by the President of this 700 member criminal defense organization to two attorneys.

In 2011

 Received an AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell. This is the highest possible rating in both legal ability & ethical standards.

In 2010

 Was featured on the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) Best of 2010 DVD as one of the highest rated speakers from all NACDL seminars for that year. The compilation DVD represents the 12 highest-rated speakers and presentations from all NACDL seminars in 2010.

Before 2010

 In 2006-2007, served as the President of the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association (HCCLA). The HCCLA is an organization that strives to protect criminal defense lawyers and to educate the general public regarding the administration of criminal justice and the need for an independent, ethical, and professional criminal defense bar.

 In 2005-2006, served as President-Elect of HCCLA.

 In 2004-2005, served as Vice President of HCCLA.