Christopher D. White

Partner

Christopher White  is an AV rated attorney, the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards, under the Martindale-Hubbell rating system.  He received his Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Florida State University in 1992.  He earned his Juris Doctor degree from Mercer University College of Law in 1996 where he was a member of the International Legal Fraternity of Phi Delta Phi.  Chris was admitted to both the Florida and Georgia Bar Associations in 1996.  He is a member of both the Florida and Georgia Bar Associations’ Workers’ Compensation Sections.  In 1999, he was admitted to practice in the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida.  Chris is also a member of the Escambia/Santa Rosa Bar Association.

Chris has defended workers’ compensation cases before the Judges of Compensation Claims in the Pensacola, Panama City, Tallahassee, Daytona, Gainesville and Jacksonville Districts.  He has experience handling complex cases including, but not limited to, Heart/Lung Presumption, Industrial Exposure, and high exposure claims involving Medicare Set Asides and Annuities.  He has prevailed in cases before the Florida Court of Appeals.  He has also successfully prevailed on workers’ compensation fraud cases including working with Florida Department of Financial Services Fraud Division investigators and prosecutors to lay the ground work for criminal prosecution of workers’ compensation fraud.

Admissions

  • The Florida Bar Workers’ Compensation Section
  • The State Bar of Georgia, Workers’ Compensation Section
  • Escambia/Santa Rosa Bar Association
  • International Legal Fraternity, Phi Delta Phi

Education

  • Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, J.D.,1996
  • Florida State University, B.S., 1992