Our Attorneys

Gary L. King

Mr. King graduated from high school in Greenbrier, Arkansas, in 1969, before leaving to join the United States Marine Corps. After his service in the Corps, Mr. King attended Southern Arkansas University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History in 1981.

Mr. King then attended law school at the University of Arkansas School of Law in Little Rock, where he developed an interest in Constitutional Law and issues in immigration. He earned his Juris Doctor in 1986. For the first year of Mr. King’s practice, he focused on employment law issues for several Central Arkansas companies. Then, in 1987, he opened his own law firm and geared his practice toward special issues in immigration. His focus now is primarily on employment aspects of immigration law.

Mr. King has been married to his wife, Sima, since 1981. He has two children, both attorneys, and graduates of the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville.

Bar Admission

  • Arkansas


  • University of Arkansas School of Law in Little Rock, Juris Doctor
  • Southern Arkansas University, Bachelor of Arts, History

Natalie Hyman

Natalie was raised in Fort Smith where she graduated from Southside High School. After obtaining a Bachelor’s in Humanities from St. Gregory’s University, she moved to Fayetteville until graduating from the University of Arkansas School of Law. She is licensed to practice law in Arkansas.

While in law school, Natalie was a member of the law fraternity Delta Theta Phi and the International Law Society. She also participated in the Women’s Law Student Association, and served as Chair of Community Service. During law school, she interned for Daily and Woods in Fort Smith. Natalie was also a student attorney who provided legal services for immigrant clients in the University’s Immigration Clinic and later the Advanced Immigration Clinic.

Natalie began practicing law with King Law Group in Fort Smith, focusing on primarily immigration law. Since launching King Law Group, Natalie continues to work on cases in this area, along with business immigration, and brief writing and legal research for civil cases.

Natalie is a member of the Arkansas Bar Association, and is currently the Vice Chair of Fund Development for the Junior League of Northwest Arkansas.

Bar Admission

  • Arkansas
  • Kansas
  • Kansas Federal Court


  • University of Arkansas School of Law, Juris Doctor
  • St. Gregory’s University, Bachelor of Arts, Humanities

Professional Associations

  • The Arkansas Bar Association
  • Former Junior League of Northwest Arkansas, Vice Chair of Fund Development

W. Whitfield Hyman

Whitfield has defended over a thousand criminal cases and sought justice in numerous civil cases seeking redress for 1st, 2nd, and 4th amendment violations against government agents.

In addition to creating excellent legal precedent, Whitfield’s civil rights cases have made national headlines and been mentioned on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert. A few examples include his lawsuits against police departments for deleting negative Facebook comments, lawsuits against police officers for arresting people who: speak out, record the police, and/or legally carry firearms.

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. He also held active membership in 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 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.

Court Admissions

  • Arkansas
  • U.S. Federal District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas
  • United States Court of Appeals For the Eighth Circuit


  • University of Arkansas School of Law, Juris Doctor
  • University of Central Arkansas, Bachelor of Arts, Economics

Professional Associations

  • The Arkansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

James C. King

James King attended Southside High School in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He was active in athletics and graduated in 2002. After high school, he attended University of Louisiana, Lafayette, and earned a Bachelor of Arts with a major in political science/pre-law and a minor in English. While in college, James King ran both Division 1 track and cross country.

After completing college in 2006, James contracted to serve in the Marine Corps and in May of 2008, he attended Officers Candidate School in Quantico, Virginia. He commissioned as a Second Lieutenant on 9 August 2008.

After Officers Candidate School, James attended law school at the University of Arkansas, School of Law. He graduated from the University of Arkansas, School of Law in May 2011.

Immediately after passing the Arkansas Bar examination, James King executed orders to Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Virginia. In March of 2012, James King left Mainside Quantico for The Basic School. Upon completion of The Basic School, he attended the Basic Lawyer Course at Naval Justice School, Newport, Rhode Island. There, he learned the basic skills necessary to practice as a Judge Advocate in the United States Marine Corps. While at the Basic Lawyer Course, James King was promoted to the rank of Captain.

In December 2012, James King graduated The Basic Lawyer Course and executed orders to his present duty station. He served as a Criminal Defense Attorney for over 18 months before assuming command of Security Company.

As Company Commander, James was administratively in control of the Marine Corps Installations-East Regional Brig Facility and the Camp Lejeune Provost Marshal’s Office. He ensured accountability, readiness, morale, and discipline for his Company of over 440 Marines.

In September 2015, James was honorably discharged from the Marine Corps and relocated to his hometown of Fort Smith, Arkansas where he practices primarily Immigration Law.

Court Admissions

  • Arkansas


  • University of Louisiana, Lafayette, Bachelor of Arts
  • University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Juris Doctor

Areas Of Practice

Criminal Defense Law

Our Van Buren, Fort Smith, and Fayetteville, Arkansas criminal defense lawyers are knowledgeable and experienced.


Immigration Law

Although our immigration lawyers are in Arkansas and Oklahoma, we handle immigration cases from clients around the world.

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