J.J. “Spike” Wicker II

Partner
Email: jwicker@wickersmith.com
Direct: (561) 478-6923
Fax: (561)689-9206
Offices: West Palm Beach
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General Info

Email: jwicker@wickersmith.com
Direct: (561) 478-6923
Fax: (561)689-9206
Offices: West Palm Beach

Biography

J.J. “Spike” Wicker II, a partner in the West Palm Beach office, began his tenure with Wicker Smith in 1976 and has been with the firm ever since.
In his 30+ year career, Mr. Wicker has engaged in active civil trial practice, focusing on litigation matters to include trucking and automobile liability, medical malpractice, premises liability, products liability and professional negligence. Having tried numerous cases throughout the state of Florida, his success in the courtroom has garnered the recognition from his peers and earned him an “AV” rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating awarded by that organization. He has successfully represented such clients as Landstar System, Inc., Armellini Express Lines, Inc., Scottsdale Insurance, Florida Intracoastal Underwriters, Ltd., Walgreens, Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc., QBE and Office Depot among others.
After earning a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Florida in 1972, Mr. Wicker went on to earn a Masters in Business Administration from Samford University and Juris Doctor from the Cumberland School of Law in 1975. He is admitted to practice in the state of Florida and is an active member of The Florida Bar, Palm Beach County Bar Association, Florida Defense Lawyers Association, Defense Research Institute, American Board of Trial Advocates, Transportation Lawyers Association and the USLAW NETWORK, Transportation Rapid Response team.

Education

  • Cumberland School of Law (J.D., 1975)
  • Samford University (M.B.A., 1975)
  • University of Florida (B.S., 1972)

Admitted

  • 1976, Florida
  • 1982, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • 1983, U.S. District Court, Southern Districts of Florida including Trial Bar
  • 2008, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

Professional Affiliations

  • The Florida Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Transportation Lawyers Association
  • Member, Transportation Rapid Response USLaw
  • Member, Trucking Industry Defense Association

Honors

  • Legal Leaders South Florida’s Top Rated Lawyers, 2014
  • Florida Trend Legal Elite, 2005