Skip to main content
W. Whitfield Hyman

W. Whitfield Hyman

also known as William Hyman, Whit Hyman

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI

About Me

Whitfield has defended over a thousand criminal cases and goes to trial several times 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.

More 

Languages Spoken: German, English

Photos and Videos

4522749 1391449889

4522749 1423242755

4522749 1423242781

4522749 1423242799

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2013

  1. Criminal Defense: 75%
    750 cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 25%
    250 cases

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

18 total 

  • Kyle Wayne Wasser

    I endorse this lawyer. Extremely effective at criminal and DUI defense. Really knows his stuff.

    More 

    Kyle Wasser Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Grant Kevin Gerleman

    Hyman is a dedicated attorney who has respect for the system of law that we live by and his client's rights within that system.

    More 

    Grant Gerleman Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

King Law Group, PLLC

300 North 6th Street
Fort Smith, AR, 72901

King Law Group, PLLC

103 North College Ave
Suite 7
Fayetteville, AR, 72701

More 

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ARAuthorized to practice201306/22/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Presidential ScholarshipUniversity of Central Arkansas2004
Dean's ListUniversity of Arkansas Law SchoolN/A
FIPSE Study Abroad GrantUniversity of Central ArkansasN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerKing Law Group, PLLC2013 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National College of DUI DefenseGeneral Member2015 - Present
Arkansas Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2013 - 2014
Arkansas Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2013 - Present
NORML Legal CommitteeMember2013 - Present
Washington County Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Criminal Law SocietyFounder of the University of Arkansas Chapter2011 - 2013
International Law AssociationMember2010 - 2013
Christian Legal SocietyMember2010 - 2013
Arkansas Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2010 - 2013
Federalist SocietyFormer Chapter President, Current Member2010 - Present
Kappa SigmaAcademic Chair2004 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
State v. MNot Guilty
State v. SNot Guilty on all charges.
State v. PNot Guilty on all charges except violation of implied consent.

See all Legal Cases 

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Arkansas Law King BlogDefenses to Obstructing Governmental Operations in Arkansas2015
Arkansas Law King BlogBeware of DAPA Related Immigration Scams2015
Arkansas Law King BlogBusting the "But He Won't Sign the Papers" Myth2015
Arkansas Law King BlogResisting Arrest Defenses and Consequences2015
Arkansas Law King BlogDefenses to Public Intoxication in Arkansas2014
Arkansas Law King BlogHow the Inherent Differences in People Effect the Breathalyzer Machine2014
Arkansas Law King BlogDWIs, Blood Draws, and What Happens if the Police Don't Offer You One.2014
Arkansas Law King BlogCan An Officer Search Your Car if He Claims to Smell Marijuana?2014
Arkansas Law King BlogCan Resident Assistants or the University Police Search Your Dorm Room Without Informed Consent?2014
Arkansas Law King Blog“I was pulled over for improper display of my license plate, but I thought it was displayed just fine. Is that legal?”2014
Arkansas Law King BlogDo the police have the right to pull you over for not having a rear view mirror?2014
Arkansas Law King BlogMy relative got married to a foreign national and they have asked me to be a joint sponsor for her because he has inadequate income. What am I signing up for?2014
Arkansas Law King BlogNon Custodial Parent Rights When It Comes to Non Consensual Adoption2014
Arkansas Law King BlogMy petition for my fiancée’s 1-129 has been approved. Now what?2013
Arkansas Law King BlogNeed A Liquor License in a Dry County?2013
Arkansas Law King BlogHave the Circumstances Under Which an Individual May Openly Carry a Firearm Been Expanded in Arkansas? (Analysis of Act 746)2013
Arkansas Law King BlogI have been approved to work in the US, can my child who is older than 21 come with me?2013
Arkansas Law King BlogI have a visitors visa. Am I allowed to incorporate a business in the U.S.?2013

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Leflar Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor2013
University of Central ArkansasEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts2008
Marion Arkansas High SchoolN/AHigh School Diploma2004

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
DWI TROUBLEDWI Laws2015
Monthly MeetingLegality of Open Carry in Arkansas2014
Attorney Meet and GreetUnlawful Searches and Seizures2014
Act 746 Celebration RallyOpen Carry Rights Under the New Law2013