W. Whitfield Hyman

W. Whitfield Hyman

Defended over a thousand criminal cases.
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Immigration Law ...
  • Arkansas
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Mr. Joshua Q. Mostyn
Reviewed by Mr. Joshua Q. Mostyn May 4, 2020
Rating: 10 Justia Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
I've always enjoyed working with Whitfield, and I trust his legal skills and ethics.
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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
  • DUI & DWI
  • Immigration Law
  • Civil Rights
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Traffic Tickets
  • Cannabis & Marijuana Law
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
62 Questions Answered

Q. Does state of Arkansas follow federal law concerning felon in possession of pre-1899/antique muzzleloading firearms.
A: You can't possess those in Arkansas as a felon, but air rifles are probably legal. You can get a pardon from the governor if the conviction was in Arkansas.
Q. I was arrested 7-5-17 my latest trial date now is 10-27-20 ]more than 3 years after my arrest do I need a accountant
A: There might be a speedy trial issue but it depends on whether or not the judge has been taking the time.
Q. How is freedom of speech disorderly conduct?
A: If that's all you did, it wasn't. If you were arrested because of that or charges, you've got a lawsuit.
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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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