Achievements 

​A 1975 honors graduate of the University of Evansville, Terry A. White joined The Law Team in 1982, four years after being admitted to practice in front of the Indiana Supreme Court. His admittance came the same year (1978) as his graduation from the Indiana University School of Law in Indianapolis, where he received his Doctor of Jurisprudence.  After graduation, Mr. White held several legal positions in Warrick and Vanderburgh counties, practicing prosecutorial, defense, and municipal law.

Those positions included:

  • Intern for Vanderburgh Circuit Court Judge William Miller
  • Deputy Prosecutor, Vanderburgh County Prosecutor’s Office, 1979 – 1981
  • Chief Deputy for Misdemeanor Court, Vanderburgh County Prosecutor’s Office, 1979 – 1980
  • Chief Deputy for Superior Court, Vanderburgh County Prosecutor’s Office, 1980 – 1981
  • Assistant City Attorney, City of Evansville, Nov. 1981 – May 1984
  • Public Defender, Vanderburgh Circuit Court, Jan. 1983 – March 1990
  • Board Attorney, Warrick County Area Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals, 1993 – June 1996
  • County Attorney, Warrick County, 1996 – 2000
  • Public Defender, Vanderburgh Superior Court, Jan. 2006 – Apr. 2007

Mr. White was active in the legal community while attending Indiana University’s Law School, where he served as President of the Indiana University Student Bar Association, Vice Justice of the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity Law Review, and Associate Editor of the Indiana Law Review. Those honors were in addition to his undergraduate work at the University of Evansville, where he was President of Student Congress, Vice President of the Blue Key Academic Honorary Fraternity, and graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 1975.

Areas of Practice
•    Personal Injury
•    Family Law
•    Criminal Law

Litigation Percentage
•    75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions
•    Indiana, 1978
•    U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 1978
•    U.S. Supreme Court, 1984
•    U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1999

​Education
•    Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana
◦                            J.D. – 1978
◦                            Law Review: Indiana Law Review, Associate Editor, 1977 – 1978
•    University of Evansville, Evansville, Indiana
◦                            B.A. cum laude – 1975
◦                            Major: Political Science

Honors and Awards
•    President of the Indiana University Student Bar Association
•    Vice Justice of the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity Law Review
•    Associate Editor of the Indiana Law Review
•    President of Student Congress – University of Evansville
•    Vice President of the Blue Key Academic Honorary Fraternity

Professional Associations and Memberships
•    Indiana Bar Association, Member, 1978 – Present
•    Evansville Bar Association, Member, 1978 – Present

Past Employment Positions
•    Warrick County Area Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals, Attorney, 1993 – 1996
•    Marion County and Indiana Judicial Center, Legislative Assistant; Bail Bond Commissioner
•    Vanderburgh Circuit Court, Public Defender, 1983 – 1990
•    City of Evansville, Assistant City Attorney, 1981 – 1984
•    Vanderburgh County Prosecutor’s Office, Deputy Prosecutor, 1979 – 1981
•    Vanderburgh County Prosecutor’s Office, Chief Deputy Misdemeanor Court, 1979 – 1980
•    Vanderburgh County Prosecutor’s Office, Chief Deputy Superior Court, 1980 – 1981
•    Vanderburgh Circuit Court Judge William Miller, Intern

I had the honor of presenting the “President’s Key” to outgoing Kiwanis International Key Club President Daniel Sun in San Antonio.

Kiwanis Experience:

Kiwanis International:
   – Current International Trustee
   – Former District Coordinator of Eliminate Maternal Neonatal
     Tetanus Project
 
Indiana District Kiwanis Clubs:
   – Past Governor, Past Lt. Governor, Past District Chairman

Green River Kiwanis Club: 
   – Current member, past President, past Vice-President, past
      Secretary, past

Treasurer, past Kiwanian of the Year

Current member of Historic Newburgh Kiwanis Club

Other Organizational Experience:

Former Director, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association

Current Commissioner, Indiana Lobby Registration Commission

  • Appointed by the Indiana Senate

​Past Member, Indiana Protection and Advocacy Services Mental Illness Advisory

  • Council – Appointed by Governor Frank O’Bannon

Past Member, Indiana Joint House and Senate Government Efficiency Commission and Higher Education Subcommittee; Chair of the Boards & Commissions Subcommittee

  • Appointed by the Indiana Senate

Named Sagamore of the Wabash by Governor Michael Pence

Named Distinguished Hoosier by Governor Mitchell Daniels, Jr.

Previous Chairman, Warrick County Democrat Central Committee

Current Director, University of Evansville Alumni Board

Former Co-chair of the University of Evansville Parents Council

Various positions with Christ Church United Church of Christ:

  • current President (5 times), past Elder, Sunday School Superintendent, and Christian Education Board Member

Previous Director of the Indiana-Kentucky Conference of Christ Church United Church of Christ

Boy Scouts of America:

  • Buffalo Trace Council – Past Chairman of Native Trails District, and Eagle Scout

Former Member, Southwestern Ind. Regional Council on Aging Foundation Board of Directors

Leadership Evansville graduate​​

​Fraternities/Sororities:

•    Phi Alpha Delta
•    Blue Key