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Richard White is a managing shareholder for
JacksonWhite. He practices Elder Law, assisting the senior members of
the community with issues of concern unique to them, including health
care issues and elder abuse and exploitation issues. Richard handles
pre-crisis and crisis planning for family members in need of immediate
long-term health care and helps families qualify for public benefits
including Arizona’s Medicaid program, ALTCS, and the VA Aid and
Attendance benefit. Please visit our Elder Law Web site at www.arizonaseniorlaw.com for more information.


 


Bar Admissions: Richard was admitted to practice in
the State of Arizona in 1981. He is also admitted to the United States
District Court for the District of Arizona and the United States Court
of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.


 


Education and Honors: Richard earned his
undergraduate degree in political science from California State
University at Fullerton in 1976 and graduated from the J. Reuben Clark
Law School at Brigham Young University in 1981.


 


Professional Activities and Experience: Richard is
a member of the State Bar of Arizona (Mental Health & Elder Law
Sections), the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the Medicaid
Planning Council, the Governor’s Council on Aging, and the Maricopa
County Elder Abuse Prevention Alliance. He currently serves as a board
member and chair of the Public Policy Committee for the Alzheimer’s
Association Desert Southwest Chapter and is a former board member for
Mesa Senior Services.


 


Personal: Prior to joining the Jackson law firm in
1985, Richard worked for Burch & Cracchiolo in Phoenix in the area
of consumer defense and personal injury law.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Elder Law: 85%
    35 years
  2. Personal Injury: 5%
    6 years
  3. Consumer Protection: 5%
    6 years
  4. Health Care: 5%
    6 years

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Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Eric M Jackson

    Mr. White and I created this firm over 30 years ago, and he has been a dedicated and exceptional attorney in all the years I have known him. Richard has been a member of numerous foundations in elder law related groups and has been the source of education for medical facilities all across the state in helping them understand ALTCS and the benefits available to patients. I highly endorse this lawyer.

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    Eric Jackson Real estate Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Ryan Kenneth Hodges

    Mr. White is an impressive attorney. He has built a major, successful law firm, all the while perfecting his Elder Law team in order to be able to help more people. I endorse this lawyer.

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    Ryan Hodges Probate Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

JacksonWhite P.C.

40 North Center Street Suite 200
Mesa, AZ, 85201-7300

JacksonWhite P.C. Peoria Office

7972 West Thunderbird Road
Ste 105
Peoria, AZ, 85381-4903

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
AZActive 198107/09/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of ArizonaMemberN/A
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMemberN/A
Medicaid Planning CouncilMemberN/A
Governor’s Council on AgingMemberN/A
Maricopa County Elder Abuse Prevention AllianceMemberN/A
Public Policy Committee for the Alzheimer’s Association Desert Southwest ChapterBoard Member and ChairN/A
Mesa Senior ServicesBoard MemberN/A
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
California State University, FullertonPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1976