W. Whitfield Hyman

W. Whitfield Hyman

Defended over a thousand criminal cases.
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Immigration Law ...
  • Arkansas
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Summary

Whitfield has defended over a thousand criminal cases and has about several trials a month. While in law school in Fayetteville, Whitfield was President of the Federalist Society for Law & Public Policy Studies and founder of the Criminal Law Society and a member of the International Law Society, the Christian Legal Society, and the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association. Whitfield also obtained prestigious externships, working for the Honorable Judge Chadd Mason in the Circuit Court of Washington and Madison Counties and Congressman Steve Womack in Arkansas’ 3rd Congressional District. Whitfield grew up in Marion, Arkansas and made his way to NWA after attending undergraduate at the University of Central Arkansas where he majored in International Trade Economics with a double minor in German and International Studies. While at UCA Whitfield accepted scholarships which allowed him to study abroad in Germany and Canada, he also worked as an intern for the Department of State at the United States Embassy to Greece in Athens.

Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    DUI & DWI
    Immigration Law
    Asylum, Citizenship, Deportation Defense, Family Visas, Green Cards, Immigration Appeals, Investment Visas, Marriage & Fiancé(e) Visas, Student Visas, Visitor Visas, Work Visas
    Civil Rights
    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
    Traffic Tickets
    Suspended License
    Cannabis & Marijuana Law
    Marijuana Business Formation, Medical Marijuana
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Arkansas
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • German: Spoken
Professional Experience
Law Clerk in Drug Court
Arkansas 4th Judicial District
Education
University of Arkansas - Fayetteville
J.D. | Law
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University of Central Arkansas
B.A. | Economics
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Professional Associations
Arkansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
Current
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The Arkansas Bar Association
Member
Current
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The American Bar Association
Member
Current
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The NORML Legislative Council
Member
Current
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The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy
Member
- Current
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Legal Answers
69 Questions Answered

Q. May an Arkansas resident own an NFA registered machine gun in Arkansas?
A: Yes
Q. Got dwi without sobriety test,went to jail but not for dwi but for being mouthy. Can I be charged with dwi
A: Yes, but the real question is, can you be convicted?
Q. Why is it so difficult to find an attorney who practices Police Misconduct area?
A: In order to sue a police officer you have to usually prove that somebody has successfully sued over an extremely similar issue in the past. Which is difficult because it means the first person to sue over a unique issue will usually not recover any money. Did this happen in Arkansas or Oklahoma?
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Contact & Map
Fayetteville Location
103 North College Ave
Suite 7
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Telephone: (479) 782-1125
Cell: (901) 413-2625
Fax: (479) 316-2252
Main Office
300 N 6th Street
Fort Smith, AR 72901
Telephone: (479) 782-1125
Cell: (901) 413-2625
Fax: (479) 316-2252