W. Whitfield Hyman

W. Whitfield Hyman

Defended over a thousand criminal cases.
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Immigration Law...
  • Arkansas
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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
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
University of Central Arkansas
B.A. | Economics
Professional Associations
Arkansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
Current
The Arkansas Bar Association
Member
Current
The American Bar Association
Member
Current
The NORML Legislative Council
Member
Current
The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy
Member
- Current
Legal Answers
48 Questions Answered

Q. My ex friend stole my winning lottery ticket can I still claim my winnings ?
A: Yes but you will have to sue them for it, which you should do before they spend it all.
Q. My dad was charged with open container in Jonesboro, Arkansas
A: I just pulled the statute, if the container was truly empty then your dad might have a case for suing the police officer over this false charge.
Q. I pled guilty on a felony in 2008
A: Yes but you will have to apply for a pardon from the governor unless you were sentenced under a specific act that will allow the judge to restore your rights.
Q. Motion of discovery?
A: If there is a CI you can get their name and let the defendant watch the video, but then the prosecutor has a right to change the offer for the worse or just set it for trial. You have a right to Discovery but no right to an offer.
Q. If I don’t own a car during the six months following judgment, will I have to have a device installed once I buy one?
A: Yes unless you are found not guilty.
Q. my 16 year old daughter got assaulted by a grown woman in walmart parkig lot cops said theres nothig they can do
A: You can pay an attorney to sue her.
Q. My son was 23 years old and killed by a 16 year old child in 1999.
A: You could apply for a commutation of sentence, or you could possibly get him resentenced due to some recent case law.
Q. What can you do if you can't pay your fines
A: If you hire an attorney they may be able to lift the warrant for you. I recommend Shane Ethridge in that area.
Q. What is the likely scenario given someone wishes to plead guilty to a 3 year old offense of providing tobacco to minors?
A: You can't be prosecuted for a misdemeanor that is over a year old if there is no warrant out for your arrest. The statute of limitations has run.
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Fayetteville Location
103 North College Ave
Suite 7
Fayetteville, AR 72701
USA
Telephone: (479) 782-1125
Cell: (901) 413-2625
Fax: (479) 316-2252
Main Office
300 N 6th Street
Fort Smith, AR 72901
USA
Telephone: (479) 782-1125
Cell: (479) 221-3111