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Matthew L. White is a Partner with Udall Shumway PLC, who focuses his practice primarily in the areas of Bankruptcy and U.S. Immigration and Nationality Law.  An Arizona native, Mr. White graduated from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, summa cum laude, and earned his Juris Doctorate from Baylor Law School, where he attended on scholarship. 

Mr. White’s clients appreciate his ability to advocate effectively for his clients with an eye for detail and precision in the matters he handles. He is dedicated to giving each of his clients the type of personal attention and service they expect and deserve. 

Mr. White is fluent in Spanish, having lived in and/or spent significant time in both Chile and Mexico.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 50%
    10 years
  2. Chapter 7: 30%
    7 years
  3. Chapter 13: 20%
    7 years



Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Cathleen M Dooley

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. White is a careful, thoughtful, and conscientious advocate for his clients.


    Cathleen Dooley Education Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Anthony William Contente-Cuomo

    I have come to rely exclusively on Matthew for assistance with all immigration matters referred to me by my clients. Matthew's knowledge base in the area of immigration law is extensive and the quality of his work impeccable. Those who are fortunate enough to have Matthew White as their attorney can rest assured that their matter will be handled by an expert with the utmost dedication to finding the best solution to the matter at hand.


    Anthony Contente-Cuomo Education Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Udall Shumway PLC

Phoenix Office (Tatum & Shea)
Phoenix, AZ, 85028



AZActive 200704/25/2016
GAInactive Member in Good Standing 200607/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Pro Bono Honor RollUnited States Bankruptcy Court, District of Arizona2013
Top 10 Law Firm (24 attys or fewer)Arizona Business Magazine: Ranking Arizona - The Best of Arizona Business2012
Pro Bono Honor RollUnited States Bankruptcy Court, District of Arizona2012
2011 Top Lawyers List (Immigration)Arizona Business Magazine2011
Top 10 Law Firm (24 attys or fewer)Arizona Business Magazine: Ranking Arizona - The Best of Arizona Business2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerUdall Shumway PLC2014 - Present
AssociateUdall Shumway PLC2007 - Present
AssociateKuck Casablanca LLC2006 - 2007
AssociateKuck, Casablanca & Howard, LLC2005 - 2005
Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Alan Mayfield74th Judicial District Court, State of Texas, County of McLennan2005 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of ArizonaMember2007 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember2006 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Arizona chapter)Member2006 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Boy Scouts of AmericaN/A1989 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Baylor University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
Arizona State UniversityBusiness Administration (summa cum laude)BS - Bachelor of Science2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
2012 ASPAA Fall ConferenceImmigration Law & Selecting the Best Candidates2012