W. Whitfield Hyman

W. Whitfield Hyman

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

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
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The American Bar Association
Member
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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
89 Questions Answered
Q. If I was found guilty but my co-defendant gets his thrown out can I have mine thrown out also?
A: You could appeal your plea or file a rule 37 ineffective assistance of counsel or writ of error coram nobis. These are all very expensive remedies, I recommend Michael Kaiser in the Little Rock area for appeals and rule 37s.
Q. am i entitled to compensation for being held in jail until trial charged with capital murder facing death penalty
A: Possibly but the statute of limitations on lawsuits like that is typically 3 years. I’m unaware of a way to sue in Arkansas for something like this beyond the three year point. I’m not saying you can’t, I’m just saying I’m not aware of a way to do it. This is not legal advice you need to contact a lawyer to get an official opinion.
Q. I was convicted of a felony at age 18. I am now 39 is there any way to get it off of my record?
A: You can try to get a Governor’s Pardon. I charge $2,000.
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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
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