Judge White graduated from North Carolina State University in 1986 and from North Carolina Central University School of Law in 1990. He then became an officer in the United States Air Force and joined its Judge Advocate Corps where he practiced at Homestead Air Force Base in Miami, Florida. Judge White continues to serve as a Reserve Judge Advocate General where he practices labor law and holds the rank of Lt. Colonel in the Air Force Reserves.
Judge White is a member of the bars of the 8th, 9th and 10th Federal Circuits, the United States Court of Military Appeals and of the States of Colorado and Pennsylvania.
Judge White’s extensive legal background also includes service as a District Court Magistrate in the 17th Judicial District; the Colorado State Public Defender’s Office; and the City Attorney’s Office for the City of Colorado Springs. His most recent civilian service was in the Colorado Attorney General’s Office where he was Deputy Attorney General for the Employment and Personnel Division. He also litigated civil cases in front of Federal and State District Courts involving Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.