Paola Hickman

Attorney, Member

Office: 281-296-6500


Law School

University of Houston


State Bar of Texas

Practice Areas

  • Negligence
  • Bodily Injury
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Immigration
  • Wrongful Death
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Defense
  • First Party/Bad Faith
  • Labor and Employment
  • Oil & Gas


Paola M. Hickman is an attorney known for her diligent work in insurance defense, bad faith claims, commercial litigation, and transactional law. Her experience extends over seven years with some of South America’s most reputable insurance companies, shaping her into a reliable legal advisor for contract review, business formations, and litigation matters.

With a broad range of experience, Paola’s legal career has been marked by her dedication to the fields of urban development, construction defect litigation, and business law. Her insightful work with Colombia’s top insurance firms has armed her with a deep understanding of policy and practice.

Paola has also lent her expertise to public service, holding positions such as a Cabinet Member for the Governor of Bolívar and providing advice to Colombian elected officials. Her contributions have significantly impacted the development of her hometown, Cartagena de Indias, where she has been involved in key urban planning projects.

Her bilingual skills have also allowed her to contribute thought-provoking articles on urban development, bringing attention to important issues in city planning. Her leadership has been central to the successful creation of community spaces like Mangrove Spirit Park and Blue Crab Park in Cartagena.

At our firm, Paola applies her extensive legal knowledge to a wide array of services, licensed to practice in Colombia and Texas. Her approach to law is built on fostering strong relationships and striving for positive and practical results.

Outside the legal sphere, Paola enjoys tennis, pickleball, and traveling. She also dedicates time to the Colombian Navy Reserve, contributing to charitable causes and supporting the Colombian Army through English instruction.