Ronnie Lee White

Personal

Birthday: 
1953
Birthplace: 
St. Louis, MO
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army Reserve, 1971-1980
Trial attorney, Office of the Public Defender, St. Louis, Missouri, 1984-1987
Special public defender and trial attorney, Office of the Special Public Defender, St. Louis, Missouri, 1987-1989
Private practice, St. Louis, Missouri, 1987-1993, 2007-2014
State representative, Missouri, 1989-1993
City counselor, St. Louis, Missouri, 1993-1994
Judge, Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, 1994-1995
Judge, Supreme Court of Missouri, 1995-2007; chief justice, 2003-2005

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, June 26, 1997; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, January 26, 1999; rejected by Senate, October 5, 1999
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, November 7, 2013; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
St. Louis Community College
Degree: 
A.A.
Degree Year: 
1977
Name of School - Second: 
St. Louis University
Degree - Second: 
B.A.
Degree Year - Second: 
1979
Name of School - Third: 

University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law

William P. Borland, Edward D. Ellison and Elmer N. Powell founded the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law in 1895 as the Kansas City School of Law. The Law School continues to build and equip quality attorneys who take pride in practicing their profession all over the world.

Degree - Third: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Third: 
1983

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
Court Name: 

Missouri Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Barack Obama
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
7/17/2014
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