Bryan White – Partner

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Bryan White’s practice focuses on personal injury, employment discrimination, commercial litigation, consumer fraud and whistleblower matters.  Bryan has represented both individuals and businesses as plaintiffs in state and federal courts.  His practice and experience involves handling all phases of litigation, from pre-suit through trial.  In addition to trial and arbitration experience, Bryan has appellate experience in both state and federal courts, including the Supreme Court of the United States.  He has argued before the Missouri Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Missouri.  In Templemire v. W&M Welding, Inc., SC93132, Bryan handled a successful appeal challenging the jury instruction and causal standard required in workers’ compensation retaliation cases.  The appeal resulted in an opinion by the Supreme Court of Missouri in April 2014 overturning 30 years of precedent.  The opinion was named the biggest appellate decision of the first half of 2014 by Missouri Lawyers Weekly In 2016, in United States ex rel. Miller v. Weston Educational, Inc., et al., 840 F.3d 494 (8th Cir. 2016), Bryan and co-counsel handled a successful appeal in a $32 million fraud case against a for-profit school arising under the False Claims Act. 


Prior to joining the firm in 2010, Bryan practiced with a commercial litigation firm, Rouse Hendricks German May PC, where he gained experience handling complex commercial litigation matters, including securities litigation, trade secrets litigation, and internal and government regulatory investigations.  Bryan is also a 2009 graduate of the Kansas City Missouri Bar Association Bar Leadership Academy.  Following graduation from law school, Bryan worked as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable William Ray Price, Jr. of the Supreme Court of Missouri. 

Areas of practice

  • Commercial litigation
  • Employment litigation
  • Consumer fraud
  • Medical malpractice
  • Catastrophic personal injury litigation
  • Appeals

Honors and Awards

  • “Best of the Bar”  - Kansas City Business Journal
  • Missouri & Kansas Super Layers, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 
  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2012
  • Honored as one of Missouri’s “Up and Coming” Lawyers in 2014 by Missouri Lawyers Weekly
  • Order of the Coif, University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law.


Bryan earned his J.D. from the University of Missouri at Columbia School of Law.  While in law school, he was a member of the Missouri Law Review and received the Sidney L. Faber award.  Upon graduation, Bryan was elected to the Order of the Coif.  He received his B.A. in History from the University of Missouri at Columbia in 2003.  

Admissions and professional memberships

Bryan is admitted to practice before the following Courts:

  • Missouri
  • Kansas
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas
  • United States Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

Bryan is also a member of the Missouri Bar Association, the Kansas Bar Association, the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, the National Employment Lawyers Association and the Eastern Jackson County Bar Association.


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White, Graham, Buckley & Carr L.L.C.
- Independence Main Office -
(all postal mail should be mailed to this office)
19049 E Valley View Pkwy
Independence, MO. 64055
TEL: (816) 373-9080
FAX: (816) 373-9319

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Kansas City, MO  64111
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