J. Taylor White

J. Taylor White is a litigation attorney whose practice focuses on business litigation, specifically in the areas of commercial, banking and real estate litigation, loan enforcement, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, title disputes, and mechanic’s liens. 

Mr. White previously served as a summer associate for Lathrop Gage. 

Some of his representative matters include: 

  • Assisted multiple banking clients in conducting foreclosures and obtaining deficiency judgments
  • Filed and defended mechanic’s lien claims for and against construction contractors
  • Represented land developer in multiple zoning disputes
  • Represented numerous clients in property disputes including claims for adverse possession
  • Represented business in tortious interference action
  • Represented businesses in breach of contract claims, lease disputes and argued for and against non-compete agreements
  • Represented multiple homeowners in claims related to construction defects and the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act
  • Aided in representation of healthcare facilities in malpractice actions

Court Memberships

  • Missouri
  • Arkansas


  • Production Editor, Arkansas Law Review Editorial Board, 2013-2014 
  • Alpha Chi Honor Society
  • President, Pi Gamma Mu Honor Society
  • Quarterfinalist, Ben J. Altheimer Moot Court Competition
  • Recipient, Judge Andrew J. Wiggins Award for Excellence in Pre-Law Studies
  • Dean’s List

Professional Affiliations

  •  Lost and Found Grief Center Volunteer


  • Paulino v. QHG of Springdale, Inc., and Negligent Credentialing: A Look into Peer-Review Statutes and the Health Care Quality Improvement Act, 66 Ark. L. Rev. 879, 2013 


  • Presenter, Stifling the Competition: Enforcing Non-Compete Agreements, Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce Expert Edge Lunch and Learn, May 2017
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  • Springfield

    910 East St. Louis Street
    Suite 100
    Springfield, MO 65806-2523
F: 417.886.9126


Barbie Clemens


University of Arkansas School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2014

Central Methodist University, B.S., magna cum laude, 2011