Mary P. White

Top rated Estate Planning & Probate attorney in Menlo Park, California

White Law PC
Mary P. White
White Law PC

Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate, Estate & Trust Litigation; view more

Licensed in California since: 1979

Education: Santa Clara University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2006, 2008 - 2023

White Law PC

2200 Sand Hill Road
Suite 220
Menlo Park, CA 94025 Visit website


Mary P. White is an estate planning attorney in Menlo Park, California. Ms. White is the founder of White Law PC and represents a wide range of clients in Menlo Park, San Jose and throughout the Bay Area. She has over 40 years of legal experience and handles many types of estate planning matters, including those involving guardian nominations, powers of attorney, revocable trusts and wills.

Over the course of her career, Ms. White has developed a reputation for delivering high-quality, professional legal services to her estate planning clients. She is a respected attorney among her fellow colleagues, as well as with professionals in her community, including accountants, charitable organizations, investment managers and trust companies.

In honor of her accomplishments, Martindale-Hubbell awarded Ms. White an AV Preeminent* peer review rating. This is the organization’s highest rating, given to attorneys demonstrating a high degree of legal ability and ethical standards. She provides personal attention to each client, dedicated to helping them achieve their estate planning goals.

Outside of her law practice, Ms. White stays active in her legal community and maintains relationships with other legal professionals through membership in various organizations. She belongs to the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the Silicon Valley Bar Association and the California Lawyers Association Trusts and Estates Section.

After completing her bachelor's degree from Menlo College, Ms. White graduated from Santa Clara University School of Law. She holds a license to practice law before all California state courts. She is a certified specialist in estate planning, probate and trust law by the State Bar of California Legal Specialization program.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Estate Planning & Probate, Estate & Trust Litigation

Focus areas

Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Will Contests, Wills

  • 90% Estate Planning & Probate
  • 10% Estate & Trust Litigation

First Admitted: 1979, California

Professional Webpage:

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • What tips should I consider in choosing a trustee?
  • Simply Stated: What is a Charitable Lead Annuity Trust?
  • Why is a GRAT the perfect game plan for this economy?
  • What makes an irrevocable trust the perfect ‘gift wrap’
  • What's so great about a GRAT?
  •  How do I protect a child's gift?
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • California, 1979
  • State Bar of California, Member, Estate Planning Section
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Member
  • Silicon Valley Bar Association, Member
Educational Background:
  • Menlo College, B.S., 1974
  • Super Lawyers, 2008 to Present
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • State Bar of California Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law (1997 to Present)

Office location for Mary P. White

2200 Sand Hill Road
Suite 220
Menlo Park, CA 94025

Phone: 650-854-7950


18 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2006, 2008 - 2023

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