Leigh-Taylor White

Attorney

B.A., Philosophy, Rhodes College, 2002
J.D., University of Mississippi, 2005

Mississippi
Tennessee
United States District Court, Western District of Tennessee
United States District Court, Northern District of Mississippi
United States District Court, Southern District of Mississippi
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Selected as a Rising Star in Family Law by Mid-South SuperLawyers (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

Selected as a Fellow of the Memphis Bar Association

Past President of the Memphis Bar Association Family Law Section

Memphis Bar Association (Member, Family Law Section, Wellness Committee)
Mississippi Bar Association (Member, Family Law Section)
Idlewild Presbyterian Church (Ruling Elder)
Memphis Area Legal Services (Volunteer)
Community Legal Center (Volunteer, Past Board of Directors)

Ms. White concentrates her practice on litigation and mediation of divorce, child custody/parenting, alimony, child support, child relocation, adoption, and dependency and neglect.  Ms. White has broad trial and appellate experience.  She also assists her clients in the preparation of pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements.  Ms. White is admitted to practice in Tennessee and Mississippi, and she practices extensively in both jurisdictions.

Leigh Taylor White is a native of Batesville, Mississippi.  Ms. White attended Rhodes College, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy in 2002.  Ms. White then returned to Mississippi to attend the University of Mississippi School of Law, where she graduated with her Juris Doctorate in 2005.  Following law school, Ms. White clerked for the Honorable David M. Ishee during his tenure with the Mississippi Court of Appeals.

Ms. White is active in her community.  She volunteers for Memphis Area Legal Services, Inc. and the Community Legal Center. She also serves as an elder at Idlewild Presbyterian Church.  Ms. White is an avid (though clumsy) runner and a frustrated gardener.  She especially enjoys spending time with her husband and their two boys.