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PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION Judge White is a graduate of North Carolina State University and North Carolina Central University School of Law.  Additionally, he is a graduate of the U.S. Army Quartermaster Officer Basic Course, U.S. Air Force Squadron Officer School, U.S. Air Force Air Command and Staff College, and U.S. Air Force Air War College.  Judge White completed his mediation training at the National Judicial College. In 2017, Judge White was inducted into the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals- Colorado Chapter. PUBLICATIONS AUTHORED, Board of Regents of the Univ. of Wisconsin System v. Southworth and its effect on Colorado Universities, Colorado Education Advocate, (April 2000) CO-AUTHORED, Colorado’s State Personnel System, The Colorado Lawyer, Vol. 32, No. 10, (October 2003) RECOGNITION Meritorious Service Medal (3-time recipient) Air Force Commendation Medal Global War on Terrorism Service Medal National Defense Service Medal OTHER EXPERIENCE, MEMBERSHIPS & ACTIVITIES Arapahoe County Bar Association El Paso County Bar Association Douglas-Elbert County Bar Association Sam Cary Bar Association Colorado Bar North Carolina Bar Pennsylvania Bar U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska
HONORABLE VINCENT R. WHITE Judge White has received numerous awards and accolades during his time as a lawyer, Judge, and faculty member. As a Judge and mediator, Judge White is known for his excellent demeanor, temperament and legal acumen.  During his time on the bench, he presided over thousands of civil, domestic relations, criminal, probate and mental health cases and trials.  Judge White has been a certified mediator since 2010.  He has conducted private mediations in civil, domestic relations, probate and employment matters.  Additionally, he has presided over arbitrations and served as a special master relative to civil matters. Judge White continues to serve as a member of the State of Colorado Office of Dispute Resolution Advisory Committee.  Additionally, he maintains his position as a Faculty member for the National Judicial College Dispute Resolution Skills program where he teaches all aspects of civil mediation and trial and courtroom procedure to Judges from across the world. OTHER EXPERIENCE In his most recent position, Judge White was appointed by the United States Attorney General Loretta Lynch to be a Federal Judge in San Francisco, California. Prior to that, Judge White served as a District Court Judge in the 18th Judicial District for ten years where he presided over thousands of cases in the areas of personal injury, civil, employment, probate, domestic relations and criminal matters.Prior to being appointed to the bench, Judge White was appointed by then Colorado Attorney General Ken Salazar to be the Deputy Attorney General for the State of Colorado Office of the Attorney General Employment Section. In that capacity, Judge White managed the litigation of all employment and personnel matters for the governmental Departments of the State of Colorado and the 62,000 employees working for the state. Judge White has also served as a Combined Courts Magistrate for the 17th Judicial District in Brighton, Colorado presiding over family law cases, a Senior Trial Attorney with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and as a Senior Trial Attorney with the City of Colorado Springs litigating cases in civil and employment matters.  Judge White served as a Judge Advocate General for the United States Air Force in both an active duty and reserve capacity for over 24 years and receiving the highest accolades for his service. While in the Air Force he provided legal assistance to thousands of military members on civil and family law matters, he litigated hundreds of labor law cases on behalf of the Air Force, and he was appointed as a faculty member at the Judge Advocate General’s school teaching all aspects of law to new Judge Advocates. Judge White retired in 2015 as a Lieutenant Colonel.In 2012, Judge White created a “pro-bono” court-connected mediation program in Douglas County. In that capacity, Judge White provided hundreds of hours of mediation for low-income parties in domestic relations and civil law cases. As a mediator, Judge White has presided over numerous court-connected and private mediations in the areas of civil, domestic, employment, probate and family law.

Colorado Mediation and Resolution Services

HONORABLE VINCENT R. WHITE

Colorado Mediation & Resolution Services

Judge White has received numerous awards and accolades during his time as a lawyer, Judge, and faculty member. As a Judge and mediator, Judge White is known for his excellent demeanor, temperament and legal acumen.  During his time on the bench, he presided over thousands of civil, domestic relations, criminal, probate and mental health cases and trials.  Judge White has been a certified mediator since 2010.  He has conducted private mediations in civil, domestic relations, probate and employment matters.  Additionally, he has presided over arbitrations and served as a special master relative to civil matters. Judge   White   continues   to   serve   as   a   member   of   the   State of     Colorado     Office     of     Dispute     Resolution     Advisory Committee.   Additionally,   he   maintains   his   position   as   a Faculty   member   for   the   National   Judicial   College   Dispute Resolution Skills program where he teaches    all    aspects    of    civil    mediation    and    trial    and courtroom procedure to Judges from across the world. OTHER EXPERIENCE In his most recent position, Judge White was appointed by the United States Attorney General Loretta Lynch to be a Federal Judge in San Francisco, California. Prior to that, Judge White served as a District Court Judge in the 18th Judicial District for ten years where he presided over thousands of cases in the areas of personal injury, civil, employment, probate, domestic relations and criminal matters.Prior to being appointed to the bench, Judge White was appointed by then Colorado Attorney General Ken Salazar to be the Deputy Attorney General for the State of Colorado Office of the Attorney General Employment Section. In that capacity, Judge White managed the litigation of all employment and personnel matters for the governmental Departments of the State of Colorado and the 62,000 employees working for the state. Judge White has also served as a Combined Courts Magistrate for the 17th Judicial District in Brighton, Colorado presiding over family law cases, a Senior Trial Attorney with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and as a Senior Trial Attorney with the City of Colorado Springs litigating cases in civil and employment matters.  Judge White served as a Judge Advocate General for the United States Air Force in both an active duty and reserve capacity for over 24 years and receiving the highest accolades for his service. While in the Air Force he provided legal assistance to thousands of military members on civil and family law matters, he litigated hundreds of labor law cases on behalf of the Air Force, and he was appointed as a faculty member at the Judge Advocate General’s school teaching all aspects of law to new Judge Advocates. Judge White retired in 2015 as a Lieutenant Colonel.In 2012, Judge White created a “pro-bono” court-connected mediation program in Douglas County. In that capacity, Judge White provided hundreds of hours of mediation for low-income parties in domestic relations and civil law cases. As a mediator, Judge White has presided over numerous court-connected and private mediations in the areas of civil, domestic, employment, probate and family law. PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION Judge White is a graduate of North Carolina State University and North Carolina Central University School of Law.  Additionally, he is a graduate of the U.S. Army Quartermaster Officer Basic Course, U.S. Air Force Squadron Officer School, U.S. Air Force Air Command and Staff College, and U.S. Air Force Air War College.  Judge White completed his mediation training at the National Judicial College. In 2017, Judge White was inducted into the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals- Colorado Chapter. PUBLICATIONS AUTHORED, Board of Regents of the Univ. of Wisconsin System v. Southworth and its effect on Colorado Universities, Colorado Education Advocate, (April 2000) CO-AUTHORED, Colorado’s State Personnel System, The Colorado Lawyer, Vol. 32, No. 10, (October 2003) RECOGNITION Meritorious Service Medal (3-time recipient) Air Force Commendation Medal Global War on Terrorism Service Medal National Defense Service Medal OTHER EXPERIENCE, MEMBERSHIPS & ACTIVITIES Arapahoe County Bar Association El Paso County Bar Association Douglas-Elbert County Bar Association Sam Cary Bar Association Colorado Bar North Carolina Bar Pennsylvania Bar U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska