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Richard D. White, Jr.

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Professional Biography

Richard D. White, Jr. is a shareholder of Barber & Bartz. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from California State University, Long Beach in 1977, and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Tulsa in 1980. His practice focuses on family law and civil litigation in State and Federal Courts. Mr. White is an active member of Oklahoma Academy of Collaborative Professionals, an organization dedicated to alternative dispute resolutions of family law disputes.

Mr. White has completed all the requirements for certification as a family law arbitrator promulgated by The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

Mr. White is an active member and a former Member of the Board of Governors of the Commercial Law League, and is a 25-year member of the Criminal Justice Panels for the Northern and Eastern Districts of Oklahoma.

Mr. White serves as a member of the Tulsa City-County Library Commission.  He is an officer the Tulsa County Bar Association and has served as Treasurer for 2015 – 2016 and 2016 – 2017.  He has served as an adjunct professor of Constitutional Law at Oral Roberts University, and he also served as a mentor in the University of Tulsa Law School’s Mentoring Program.

Personal Biography

I was born and raised in Long Beach, California, and I graduated from Jordan High School. I was involved in high school football and track. I graduated from the University of California at Long Beach in 1977 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice, and continued my education by obtaining a law degree from the University of Tulsa.

I am married to a beautiful Brazilian girl I met while on a mission trip to the Amazon Rain Forest. We have five children.

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