Joe E. White, Jr.

Top rated General Litigation attorney in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

White & Weddle, P.C.
Joe E. White, Jr.
White & Weddle, P.C.

Practice Areas: General Litigation, Personal Injury, Business Litigation; view more

Licensed in Oklahoma since: 1988

Education: The University of Oklahoma College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2024

White & Weddle, P.C.

630 NE 63rd Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73105 Visit website


Attorney Joe E. White Jr. is the managing partner of the Oklahoma City law firm of White & Weddle, P.C. Serving a diverse range of clients throughout Oklahoma, Mr. White has achieved considerable success representing the rights and interests of those who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·        Personal injury and wrongful death

·        Bad faith insurance

·        Traumatic brain injuries

·        Dangerous products

·        Class actions

·        Business litigation

·        General civil litigation

·        Education law

Throughout his more than 31 years of practicing law, Mr. White has earned a reputation as a formidable opponent in court who always aggressively pursues the most favorable outcomes possible for those he serves. A staunch advocate for justice, he provides a voice to those who are suffering needlessly through no fault of their own, and he finds great reward in being able to help so many in his community during some of the most difficult and uncertain times in their lives.

Regarded as an authority in education law, Mr. White helped to establish the Personal Legal Services Program (PLSP) for the Oklahoma Education Association, and his law firm continues to manage the program. Through this service, Mr. White has become an indispensable ally for teachers and educators who need assistance with financial matters, family issues, simple wills, legal planning, administrative actions and criminal defense.

A 1985 graduate of Central State University, Mr. White obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 1988. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Western and Northern Districts of Oklahoma, the Eastern and Northern Districts of Texas, the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas, and the District of Colorado.

Committed to his practice, Mr. White is an active member of the Oklahoma County and Oklahoma Bar Association, the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, the American College of Trial Lawyers, the American Board of Trial Advocates, the Litigation Counsel of America, and the Outstanding Lawyers of America. He is also a fellow with the Litigation Counsel of America, and he has served as trustee of the Oklahoma Student Loan Authority and the University of Central Oklahoma Foundation.

Mr. White holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell along with numerous other accolades from his peers. He has also earned many five-star reviews and positive referrals from his satisfied clients.

*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

General Litigation, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Business Litigation, Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff, Criminal Defense, Insurance Coverage

Focus areas

Bad Faith Insurance, Brain Injury, Class Actions, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 30% General Litigation
  • 30% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10% Business Litigation
  • 10% Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
  • 10% Criminal Defense
  • 10% Insurance Coverage

First Admitted: 1988, Oklahoma

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Oklahoma County and Oklahoma Bar Associations
  • Litigation Counsel of America
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • American College of Trial Lawyers
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
  • Outstanding Lawyers of America
  • Oklahoma Super Lawyer, since 2006
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Manager, Oklahoma Education Association’s Personal Legal Services Program
Educational Background:
  • Central State University, B.A.

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

“Exceptional trial lawyer.”

“Awesome gentleman and attorney!”

“Best trial lawyer in Oklahoma, in my opinion.”

“Joe is the best trial lawyer in the State of Oklahoma. He is a formidable and prepared litigator.”

“Outstanding trial lawyer. One of the best I've ever encountered.”

Office location for Joe E. White, Jr.

630 NE 63rd Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Phone: 405-858-8899

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