Gerald L. White, Attorney and Certified Legal Specialist in Bankruptcy Law
Gerald (Jerry) White has been representing clients exclusively in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases since 1982 and is a Certified Legal Specialist in Bankruptcy Law, certified by The California Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California since 2005 (1 of less than 150 in the entire State of California.) Jerry graduated from the University of California Berkeley with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics in 1976, and from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, California, with a Juris Doctor in 1979. He was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1979, and to the United States District Courts, Eastern and Northern Districts of California, in 1982.
Jerry is an active member of the State Bar of California, the Sacramento County Bar Association, and the Sacramento Valley Bankruptcy Forum. He served as a member of the Sacramento Bankruptcy Court Clerk’s Advisory Committee for 6 years, during which he co-produced a training program for the Clerk’s staff, and co-authored portions of the Clerk’s public information booklet. Jerry has been asked to serve as a speaker for many continuing education programs provided by the Sacramento County Bar Association and the Sacramento Valley Bankruptcy Forum and has been selected by the Chief Bankruptcy Judges of the Eastern District of California, Sacramento Division, to participate as a delegate in and speak at several of the annual Judicial Conferences of the U. S. District Court, Eastern District of California.
Achievements & Accolades
On April 26, 2002, the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys awarded Jerry with the designation, “Champion of the Order of Protectors of Consumer Debtors in Recognition of and Appreciation for the Extraordinary Contribution You Have Made to the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys in the Fight to Preserve Basic Rights for Consumer Debtors in Bankruptcy.”
Jerry has also been awarded the AV-Preeminent (highest) peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell “which identifies a lawyer with the highest level of professional excellence.”
Mr. White walked us through each step of our bankruptcy process and was patient and thorough all the way to the end. He advocated on our behalf many times, and we couldn't have done it without him. Thank you!
Highly recommend the Law Office if Gerald L. White, he is very professional, supportive, and never to judge. We are so grateful to have found such wonderful people to help us.
Wow....10/10 recommend! Jerry was amazing and made the whole process of a BK easy. I felt very comfortable and safe through the whole process. :)
Jerry White is one of a kind - He does things well and on schedule. You never have to push him, in fact, he can be hard to keep up with at times. He is available for questions and returns calls ASAP. I couldn’t have found a better attorney.
Best lawyer I ever worked with. Concise and timely. Perfect representation.