Benjamin "Alex" Hyman

Benjamin "Alex" Hyman

Principal Attorney
Location:
Conway, South Carolina
Phone:
843-438-1317
Fax:
843-248-3230
Email:

Attorney B. Alex Hyman completed his undergraduate education in his home state of South Carolina, graduating from the University of South Carolina in 2002. While at the University of South Carolina, he was a member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity serving as the Secretary, Philanthropy Chair, and President. Additionally while in undergrad, Alex worked for Governor Jim Hodges as a staff intern.

After completing his undergraduate education, Alex began working for his father's law firm as an appraisal analyst closely working with the South Carolina Department of Transportation in the litigation of condemnation proceedings. After working in this field for a year, Alex enrolled at the William H. Bowen School of Law at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. While in Little Rock, Alex worked in family mediation and also worked for the Pulaski County Public Defender. While with the Public Defender he was allowed to help litigate many high court criminal matters.

After completing law school, Alex began working for the Honorable Edward B. Cottingham, Circuit Court Judge for the Fourth Judicial Circuit as a law clerk. After completing his clerkship, Alex began working for his father at the Law Office of Larry B. Hyman Jr. In 2008 Alex took over his father's law practice in Conway, renaming it The Hyman Law Group, PA. Today Alex focuses on criminal and DUI defense while also practicing in Auto Accident/Personal lnjury law in Horry County, South Carolina. Alex has handled cases all across the state of South Carolina in State and Federal Court and even represented clients in the Northern District of California. His passion for law is shown in his ability to lead in the courtroom.

Alex is a member of the American Bar Association, the South Carolina Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the South Carolina Association for Justice (formerly the South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association) and the National College for DUI Defense. He has also lectured at Horry Georgetown Technical College, where he taught Criminal Law and has also lectured multiple times at Coastal Carolina University. In 2016 Alex also became a Board Certified Mediator through the SC Commission on Alternate Dispute Resolution. Alex is actively involved at Trinity United Methodist Church, and he serves as the chairman of the Conway Zoning Board of Appeals. He is a member of the Waccamaw Sertoma club where he has served as a board member and as its President. Alex is married to Tammi Hyman and they have two children. He enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family and two dogs Judge and Belle.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense (State and Federal)
  • Personal Injury / Auto Accidents
  • Real Estate

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 2006
  • U.S. District Court District of South Carolina, 2007

Education

  • William H. Bowen School of Law, Little Rock, Arkansas
    • J.D.
  • University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina
    • B.A. - 2002
    • Major: Political Science

Classes/Seminars

  • Intro to Criminal Justice, Horry Georgetown Technical College, 2014 - 2015
  • Constitutional Rights, Charges Affecting Students, Coastal Carolina University
  • Know Your Rights But Be Polite, Coastal Carolina University

Honors and Awards

  • Sertoman of the Year - Waccamaw Sertoma Club , 2015 - 2016
  • Outstanding Service to the Community, 2013 - 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National College for DUI Defense, 2010 - Present
  • South Carolina Association of Justice, 2008 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Larry B. Hyman Jr. Attorney at Law, Associate, 2007
  • South Carolina Judicial Department, Law Clerk Honorable Judge Cottingham, 2006 - 2007

Pro Bono Activities

  • South Carolina Young Lawyers Division's 4th Annual iCivics Day
  • YLD Ask A Lawyer TV Telephone Bank and WebChat

Languages

  • English (Primary)

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Kappa Sigma