Jacqueline Hickey is an associate attorney at Goldberg Weisman Cairo. She represents clients who have been injured on the job and is dedicated to fighting for them to ensure they receive the compensation that they deserve. She is licensed to practice in Illinois and is a member of the General Bar of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Jacqueline began her legal career as a law clerk at the age of 17. Even at a very early age, Jacqueline knew she wanted to advocate for the rights of injured people. Jacqueline’s family consists of proud operating engineers – her great grandfather played a significant role in the formation of what is now known as IUOE Local 399. To this day, Jacqueline’s family continues to have a major part in the leadership and progress of the Union on both a local and international level. In addition, her Hispanic heritage and her grandparents’ immigration from Mexico, have also continued to drive her passion in helping immigrants.
Jacqueline earned a Bachelor of Science in Commerce from DePaul University. She went on to earn her law degree from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. Jacqueline clerked at GWC for two years during law school, while also working as a 711 student-attorney at The John Marshall Immigration Clinic. She was also the vice president and treasurer of the Student Association for Immigration Law and was an active member of the Latino Law Students Association.
Jacqueline is a member of the Chicago Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Workers’ Compensation Lawyers’ Association, Illinois Trial Lawyers’ Association, and the Hispanic National Bar Association. In her spare time, she continues to volunteer with Chicago’s immigrant community. Jacqueline is also a junior board member of Beacon Therapeutic, a nonprofit highly accredited behavioral and mental health services agency. In addition, she enjoys spending time in the summer with her family in Michigan, as well as playing ice hockey and snowboarding during the colder months.
She is fluent in Spanish and can read, write and speak it.
- Chicago Bar Association
- Illinois State Bar Association
- Workers’ Compensation Lawyers’ Association
- Illinois Trial Lawyers’ Association
- Hispanic National Bar Association