J. Patrick Hickey, Esq. Speaks at Drexel University's Kline School of Law

Raffaele Puppio partner J. Patrick Hickey recently spoke to law students at Drexel University’s Thomas R. Kline School of Law on professionalism and ethics in the practice of law. Hickey heads the litigation department at Raffaele Puppio, one of the largest full-service law firms in Delaware County.

Hickey led a student breakout session focusing on the fundamentals of practicing law and the importance of maintaining the highest degree of professionalism and ethics at all times. With a passion for teaching and mentoring law students, Hickey for years has served as an adjunct professor at Drexel, teaching on topics including interviewing, counseling and negotiation. He also participates as a judge in the Appellate Moot Court Advocacy Program at Drexel University to help further the practical education of future trial lawyers.

Hickey’s litigation practice includes personal injury, automobile liability, construction accidents, workers’ compensation and criminal defense. Throughout his career, he has handled hundreds of cases and has served as lead counsel in approximately 50 jury trials. He has appeared in front of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, as well as the Superior Court of Pennsylvania and has secured multi-million dollar recoveries for his clients.

After graduating from Boston College with a bachelor’s degree in economics, Hickey went on to earn his law degree from the Penn State Dickinson School of Law. He is admitted to practice in front of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Supreme Court. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Delaware County Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, and the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association.

About Raffaele Puppio – Raffaele Puppio is one of the largest and most established full-service law firms in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. Attorneys within the firm are known for their legal prowess among the bench and bar in Delaware County, having decades of experience representing school districts, municipalities, businesses and individual clients, helping to solve legal problems while avoiding future legal issues. The attorneys provide sound legal counsel in the areas of education law, government and municipal services, family law, general litigation, personal injury, commercial real estate and business transactions, elder law, estate administration and planning, and criminal law.