W. Whitfield Hyman

W. Whitfield Hyman

Defended over a thousand criminal cases.
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Immigration Law ...
  • Arkansas
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Communication Skills
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Ethics and Professionalism
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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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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
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
74 Questions Answered
Q. What's the best counter offer to 32 months prison and 32 months sis
A: Just tell them to drop all of the charges or you will sue them. Just kidding.
Q. These laws pertaining to record keeping, weren't they written for pharmacies?
A: Which law?
Q. Can an 18 year old conceal carry in the state of Arkansas without a CCL?
A: Yes, but there will be many places you are not allowed to carry. Mainly on government owned property. For a list of all the places you may not carry under state law, check here: https://arkansaslawking.com/where-can-you-carry-a-gun-in-arkansas/ However, many of the places where it is currently illegal to carry are going to be legalized in July.
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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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