James F. White

James F. White

Owner and Principle of Law Office of James F. White, P. C.
  • Real Estate Law, Estate Planning, Probate ...
  • Illinois
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Summary

Mr. White has practiced law for thirty years. He graduated from Indiana University in 1986 and received his law degree from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago in 1989. He was admitted to the Illinois Bar, and admitted to practice in the Federal Court in the Northern District of Illinois, in 1989. While attending law school, he was a law clerk with the law firm of Carey, Filter, White & Boland. He became an associate of that firm upon graduating, and in 1996 became a partner.

Mr. White served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Summit Homes beginning in 1996. In 2000, Mr. White joined the Naperville law firm of Dommermuth, Brestal, Cobine, and West, where he concentrated his practice in the areas of real estate, land use, zoning, and development. He opened his own law office in his home town of Sugar Grove in 2002, where he remains active in the community.

Mr. White has lectured in the areas of business organizations, real estate transactions, and short sales. Mr. White concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial and residential real estate transactions and leases, estate planning, and probate law, zoning and development, bank collection, and general transactional law.

Mr. White served as a Director on the Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce board for ten years and was President from 2004 to 2006, and again from 2010 to 2011. He was a founding member of the Sugar Grove Economic Development Corporation. Mr. White currently serves on the Village of Sugar Grove Plan Commission. He is a founder and Board President of Water Lily International, a 501(c)(3) clean water ministry, and travels worldwide to spread the Gospel and provide clean water wells for those without access to clean water.

Education
The John Marshall Law School
J.D. (1998) | Law
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Indiana University - Indiana University-Bloomington
B.A. (1986) | History
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Professional Experience
Firm Principal
Law Office of James F. White, P.C.
- Current
Attorney
Dommermuth, Brestal, Cobine and West
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Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Summit Homes
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Associate Attorney 1989 - Became partner of firm in 1996
Cary, Filter, White & Boland
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Law Clerk during Law School
Cary, Filter, White & Boland
Professional Associations
State Bar of Illinois  # 6202089
Member
Current
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Water Lily International, an Illinois Not-For-Profit clean water ministry
Founder and Board President
- Current
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Sugar Grove Economic Development Corporation
Founder and Board Member
- Current
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Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce
President
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Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce
President
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
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Practice Areas
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Probate
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Medical Malpractice
    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
Additional Practice Areas
  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Power of Attorney for Healthcare
  • Power of Attorney for Property
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Living Trusts
  • Revocable Trusts
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Slip & Fall Accidents
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Commercial and Business Property
  • Drafting and Review of Real Estate Agreements
  • For Sale By Owner Transactions
  • Foreclosure Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Business Formation
  • Contracts
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Law Office of James F. White, P.C.
Contact & Map
Law Office of James F. White, P.C.
160 S. Municipal Dr.
Suite 100
Sugar Grove, IL 60554
Telephone: (630) 466-1600