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Born: Lake Forest, Illinois, 1969

Education: Washington University, St. Louis, B.A., cum laude, 1991, University of Illinois, J.D, cum laude, 1994

Practice Areas: Divorce; Marital Property Distribution; Spousal Support; Child Custody; Child Support; Visitation Rights; Civil Appeals; Complex Litigation; Family Law

Membership: Chicago and Illinois State Bar Associations.

Admissions: 1994, Illinois; 1995, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Reported Cases: In re Marriage of Blum and Koster, 377 Ill.App.3d 509, 879 N.E.2d 940 (2d Dist. 2007); In re Marriage of Berto, 344 Ill.App.3d 705, 800 N.E.2d 550 (2d Dist. 2003); American Country Ins. Co. v. Williams, 339 Ill.App.3d 835, 791 N.E.2d 1268 (1st Dist. 2003); Berg v. Allied Security, Inc., 193 Ill.2d 186, 737 N.E.2d 160 (2000); Antler v. Classic Residence Managment Ltd., 315 Ill.App.3d 259, 733 N.E.2d 393 (1st Dist. 2000); Merchants Environmental Industries, Inc. v. SLT Realty Ltd. Partnership, 314 Ill.App.3d 848, 731 N.E.2d 394 (1st Dist. 2000); American Country Ins. Co. v. Cline, 309 Ill.App.3d 501, 722 N.E.2d 755 (1st Dist. 1999); Yokely v. Chicago Transit Authority, 307 Ill.App.3d 132, 717 N.E.2d 451 (1st Dist. 1999); American Country Ins. Co. v. Kraemer Bros., Inc., 298 Ill.App.3d 805, 699 N.E.2d 1056 (1st Dist. 1998); Lincoln Towers Ins. Agency, Inc. v. Boozell, 291 Ill.App.3d 965, 684 N.E.2d 900 (1st Dist. 1997); Lajato v. AT&T, Inc., 283 Ill.App.3d 126, 669 N.E.2d 645 (1st Dist. 1996); Wolf v. Dominick’s Finer Foods, 282 Ill.App.3d 546, 668 N.E.2d 207 (1st Dist. 1996); Struebing Const. Co., Inc. v. Golub-Lake Shore Place Corp., 281 Ill.App.2d 689, 666 N.E.2d 846 (1st Dist. 1996).

Miscellaneous Information:
University of Illinois Law Review, 1992-1993. Author: Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education. National Environmental Moot Court Quarterfinalist, 1993.

Biography:
Christopher White received his B.A. cum laude in 1991 from Washington University in Saint Louis, where he double-majored in English Literature and Philosophy. He received his J.D. cum laude in 1994 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he was a member of the Law Review. Upon graduation from law school, he joined the Chicago law firm of Beermann Swerdlove LLP, where he was a partner and concentrated his practice in matrimonial litigation, commercial litigation, insurance coverage disputes, and appeals. In 2002, he partnered with his father and Kendrick Scott to form WSW. His appellate experience includes many appearances before the Appellate Courts in the First and Second Appellate Districts, as well as before the Illinois Supreme Court.