Kenneth R. White

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Location:
Mankato, Minnesota
Phone:
507-933-4234
Fax:
507-345-5020
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The Law Office of Kenneth R. White focuses on civil litigation, emphasizing appellate practice, insurance coverage, personal injury, employment law, and other litigation related matters.  Mr. White handles appeals in all areas of the law.  Much of this work comes from referrals from other attorneys.  In addition, Mr. White advises area businesses on employment and other issues.  From April 1, 2005 through December 31, 2010, Mr. White served as an Assistant Nicollet County Attorney with an emphasis on felony drug prosecution, including sitting on the Nicollet County Drug Court Team.

Areas of Practice

  • Appellate Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Defense
  • Negligence
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Liability

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1982
  • Minnesota Supreme Court, 1982
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1986
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1990
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America, 1995

Education

  • University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • J.D. cum laude - 1982
  • Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota
    • B.A. cum laude - 1979
    • Major: Political Science

Published Works

  • Co-Editor, Minnesota State District Court Civil Deskbook, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education, First Edition, 2009; Second Edition, 2011; Third Edition, 2014.
  • ABA Tort and Insurance Practice Section: Kenneth R. White, Recent Developments in Federal Appellate Advocacy, 33 Tort & Insurance Law Journal 429 (1998).

Representative Cases

  • In re Ince, 847 N.W.2d 13 (Minn. 2014).
  • Babinski v. American Family Ins. Group, 569 F.3d 349 (8th Cir. 2009).
  • Millenkamp v. Davisco Foods Intern., Inc., 562 F.3d 971 (9th Cir. 2009).
  • Osborne v. Twin Town Bowl, 749 N.W.2d 367 (Minn. 2008).
  • State v. Joshua Johnson, 744 N.W.2d 376 (Minn. 2008).
  • Stringer v. Minnesota Vikings Football Club, LLC, 705 N.W.2d 706 (Minn. 2005).
  • Robert W. Carlstrom Co. v. German Evangelical Lutheran, 662 N.W.2d 163 (Minn. App. 2003).
  • Lickteig v. Alderson, Ondov, Leonard & Sween, P.A., 556 N.W.2d 557 (Minn. 1996).
  • O’Malley v. Ulland Bros., 549 N.W.2d 889 (Minn. 1996).
  • West Bend Mut. Ins. Co. v. Milwaukee Mut. Ins. Co., 384 N.W.2d 877 (Minn. 1986).

Classes/Seminars

  • Adjunct Professor of Legal Writing; August 2004 to May 2008 and January 2012-Present, University of St. Thomas School of Law
  • Instructor Maynard Pirsig Moot Court: August 1998-May 1999, University of Minnesota Law School

Honors and Awards

  • “AV” rating from Martindale-Hubbell, Inc, 1987-present
  • “SuperLawyer” designation from Minnesota Law & Politics: August 2001; August 2002; August 2003; August 2004; August 2005; August 2006; August 2011; August 2012; August 2013; August 2014
  • One of the Top Appellate Lawyers in Minnesota: October 2002; October 2003; October 2004; October 2005; October 2006; August 2011; August 2012; August 2013; August 2014
  • “Top Attorneys in Minnesota” from Twin Cities Business/Mpls St.Paul Magazine: August 2011; August 2012; August 2013; August 2014
  • “The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers”: 2013
  • Global Who’s Who “Top Lawyers”: 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, 1982 - 2004
  • Program Committee Chair: Year 2000 Annual Meeting, 1982 - Present
  • Sixth District Bar Association, 1983 - Present
  • Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, 1985 - 2012