Fighting For Our Clients Justice

Look at some of our previous successful cases to see what Mr. White and our team has accomplished in the courtroom. If you are facing criminal charges in Michigan, we strongly recommend that you reach out to our firm. With over 60 years of combined legal experience, a strong track record of successful verdicts, and a passion for justice, our team is here for you in your time of need.

  • 500,000,000.00
    Global Settlement

    James White and the White Law PLLC team obtained a global settlement of $500,000,000.00 on behalf of numerous survivors in the Nassar Sexual Case

  • Homicide Charges Dismissed
    People v. R.M.

    James White and the White Law PLLC team tried two trials to completion (both resulting in hung juries). In this case where our client was charged with Felony Murder and Home Invasion. All charges against our client were dismissed by the people after the conclusion of the second trial.

  • $1,000,000.00
    C.M. v City of Lansing et al

    James White and the White Law PLLC team won an overall settlement in excess of $1,000,000.00 for your client for injuries received when a vehicle our client was traveling in was struck by a police vehicle.

  • Charged With A Felony
    Charged With A Felony Our client was charged with Home Invasion First Degree, Assault with Intent to do Great Bodily Harm, and Felonious Assault. After extended negotiations with the Prosecutor’s Office, White Law PLLC was able to have all of the felonies dismissed and worked out a plea for our client where he plead to only misdemeanor offenses.
  • $140,000.00
    Consent Judgement Received In Client's Favor Michael C. Van Huysse and the White Law PLLC team obtained a consent judgment in excess of $140,000.00 in this civil action to recover for intentional injuries caused by the defendants.
  • All charges dropped
    Criminal Offense Charges

    Our client was charged with criminal offenses in the State of Georgia and held in Michigan awaiting extradition to Georgia. White Law PLLC successfully fought client’s extradition to Georgia and coordinated with client’s other attorneys and Georgian district attorney to have all charges against client dropped in Michigan and Georgia.

  • Negotiated non-sexual offense misdemeanor
    Criminal Sexual Conduct

    Our client was a juvenile charged with a criminal sexual conduct offense. White Law PLLC was successful in negotiating a plea of a non-sexual offense misdemeanor for our client.

  • Debt Resolution & Forgiveness
    Debt Negotiation Client's ex-husband failed to pay on a substantial amount of debt from a judgment that was issued against our client almost a decade ago. Our client learned of the judgment when a law firm garnished funds from her bank account. White Law PLLC attorney John Fraser was able to negotiate a substantial resolution and forgiveness of almost two thirds the debt and had the judgment set aside.
  • Charges dismissed
    Delivery and Manufacture of Marijuana Our client was a medical marijuana caregiver who was charged with a 7-year felony for delivery and manufacture of marijuana. The client was fully compliant with the Michigan Medical Marijuana Act, but the prosecutor attempted to bring charges on the basis that the client’s grow facility was within 1,000 feet of a school. Attorney John Fraser successfully argued a Motion for Immunity pursuant to Section 4 of the Michigan Medical Marijuana Act, and the court dismissed the case against our client. After the case was dismissed, the prosecutor decided to charge our client with 4-year felony for possessing marijuana within 1,000 feet of a school for the same circumstances as the first case. Again, attorney John Fraser successfully argued a Motion for Immunity pursuant to Section 4 of the Michigan Medical Marijuana Act, and the court dismissed the case for a second time. Our client was found to be fully compliant with the Michigan Medical Marijuana Act and was granted immunity from prosecution.
  • Case dismissed
    Domestic Violence First Offense

    Our client was charged with Domestic Violence First Offense. White Law PLLC negotiated with the Prosecutor’s Office and had the case dismissed.

  • Client's full driver's license granted
    Driver's License Restoration Our client lost his driver’s license after two drinking and driving offenses and three minor in possession alcohol offenses. He had not had a driver’s license for approximately seven years. Initially, we were able to obtain a restricted license for our client, but the Secretary of State denied a full license because he had a Michigan Medical Marijuana Act card and had used medical marijuana in the past -even though he no longer used marijuana. After appealing the Secretary of State Hearing Officer’s decision to the 30th Circuit Court, the Circuit Court granted our client a full driver’s license because the Hearing Officer’s decision violated the Michigan Medical Marijuana Act.
  • Client's full driver's license granted
    Driver's License Restoration

    Our client lost his driver’s license after two drinking and driving offenses and three minor in possession alcohol offenses. He had not had a driver’s license for approximately seven years. Initially, we were able to obtain a restricted license for our client, but the Secretary of State denied a full license because he had a Michigan Medical Marijuana Act card and had used medical marijuana in the past -even though he no longer used marijuana. After appealing the Secretary of State Hearing Officer’s decision to the 30th Circuit Court, the Circuit Court granted our client a full driver’s license because the Hearing Officer’s decision violated the Michigan Medical Marijuana Act.

  • Client was granted a restricted license
    Driver's License Restoration

    Our client lost his license in 2012 after drinking and driving convictions in 1999, 2009, and 2011. Our client appeared without the assistance of an attorney for an administrative hearing at the Secretary of State in 2015 and was denied a restricted license at that time. After he was unsuccessful on his own, he came to White Law PLLC. White Law PLLC submitted additional documentation to the Secretary of State and successfully argued on behalf of our client. With White Law PLLC’s assistance, Client A was granted a restricted license with an interlock device after many years without a driver’s license.

  • Restored client's full driving privileges
    Driver's License Restoration

    Our client lost her driver’s license after drinking and driving convictions in 2003 and 2004. In addition to her alcohol-related convictions, our client was diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder, a mental health disorder. Our client came to White Law PLLC in 2012 with a restricted license. The attorneys at White Law PLLC fought for her full license. After submitting additional documentation and mental health records to the Secretary of State, White Law PLLC succeeded in having our client’s full driving privileges restored.

  • Client granted full unrestricted license
    Driver's License Restoration

    Our client lost his driver’s license due to medical marijuana related issues. White Law PLLC submitted additional documentation and medical paperwork to Secretary of State and successfully argued on behalf of our client. As a result of White Law PLLC’s efforts, our client was granted his full unrestricted driver’s license.

  • Client granted restricted license
    Driver's License Restoration

    Our client’s license was revoked in 1995 due to five convictions for drunk driving in North Carolina and three convictions for drunk driving in Michigan. Our client also suffered from sleep apnea. White Law PLLC submitted special medical documentation to Secretary of State concerning our client’s sobriety and medical issues. White Law PLLC successfully fought for our client, and he was granted a restricted license from Secretary of State.

  • Client granted restricted license
    Driver's License Restoration

    Our client’s license was revoked 2000 following alcohol-related convictions in 1997 and 2000. Our client came to White Law PLLC in 2014 seeking a restoration of her driving privileges. With White Law PLLC’s help, our client was granted a restricted license from Secretary of State.

  • Charges dismissed
    Drug Felonies

    Our client was charged with Delivery/Manufacture of Cocaine, Delivery/Manufacture of Marijuana, and Driving with a Suspended/Revoked License Second Offense. After filing a Motion to Suppress Evidence, all evidence unconstitutionally seized by the police was suppressed and the charges dismissed.

  • Negotiated resolution with no jail time
    Drunk Driving

    Our client was arrested three times within a year for drunk driving offenses. White Law PLLC was successful in negotiating a global resolution for all offenses with no jail time.

  • Charges dismissed
    Felony Charge

    Our client was charged with two counts Breaking and Entering a Building with Intent to Commit Larceny, both ten year felonies, and Possession of Burglar Tools, a ten year felony. The Prosecutor dismissed the charges prior to the Preliminary Examination after White Law PLLC set forth the lack of evidence against our client.

  • Case dismissed
    Felony Charges

    Our client was charged with Fleeing and Eluding a Police Officer, and Assaulting, Resisting or Opposing a Police Officer. White Law PLLC was able to have the case dismissed after a review of the evidence and negotiations with the Prosecutor.

  • Charges dismissed
    Felony Charges

    Our client was charged with Delivery/Manufacture 5-45 Kilograms of Marijuana, Felony Firearm, and Felon in Possession of a Firearm. After filing and arguing a Motion to Suppress, the Judge suppressed all evidence unconstitutionally seized by the police and charges against our client were dismissed.

  • Charges dismissed
    Home Invasion First

    Our client was charged with Home Invasion First, a twenty year felony. White Law PLLC was able to negotiate a plea where our client would become a Holmes Youthful Trainee. After a period of probation, the charges against our client were dismissed.

  • Alexander Rusek and the White Law PLLC team succ
    K.A. v. Secretary of State of the State of Michigan (2015)

    Alexander Rusek and the White Law PLLC team successfully appealed the denial of our client's driver's license by the Michigan Secretary of State in the 30th Circuit Court. The Court granted our client an unrestricted driver's license after the successful appeal based on the Michigan Secretary of State's improper consideration of medical marijuana use.

  • Received a verdict of not guilty
    Malicious Destruction of Property

    Our client was charged with multiple felony counts of Malicious Destruction of Property (“MDOP”). After a two day trial in the 30th Circuit Court, the jury returned a verdict of Not Guilty on all charges.

  • Conviction overturned
    Misdemeanor

    Before coming to White Law PLLC, our client was convicted of a misdemeanor after a jury trial in District Court. White Law PLLC successfully appealed the jury verdict to the Circuit Court and had our client’s conviction overturned.

  • Completed probation and dismissed charges
    Multiple Counts of Financial Transaction Device

    Our client was charged with multiple counts of Financial Transaction Device – Stealing/Retaining Without Consent. After successful negotiations, our client plead to one count and received status as a Holmes Youthful Trainee. After successfully completing his probation, the remaining charge against our client was dismissed.

  • Completed probation and dismissed charges
    Multiple Counts of Financial Transaction Device

    Our client was charged with multiple counts of Financial Transaction Device – Stealing/Retaining Without Consent. After successful negotiations, our client plead to one count and received status as a Holmes Youthful Trainee. After successfully completing his probation, the remaining charge against our client was dismissed.

  • Our client was charged with Operating While Into
    Operating While Intoxicated

    Our client was charged with Operating While Intoxicated Third Offense, a felony, and Driving While License Suspended Second Offense. Following successful negotiations with the People, our client was able to plead to a lesser offense and enter sobriety court. Upon successful completion of the initial phases of sobriety court, our client was granted a restricted driver’s license a year or more sooner than if White Law PLLC had not been able to facilitate his acceptance to sobriety court.

  • Reduction to reckless driving
    Operating While Intoxicated

    Client was arrested in East Lansing, Michigan for drunk driving and had a previous Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) on his record from 2005. White Law PLLC was successful in entering the client into the Ingham County Veteran’s Court Program, where his conviction was reduced to a Reckless Driving after successful completion of the Veteran’s Court program.

  • Reduced to operating while visibly impaired
    Operating While Intoxicated

    Our client was charged with Operating While Intoxicated with a High B.A.C., commonly known as “Superdrunk.” White Law PLLC successfully negotiated with the Prosecutor’s Office to reduce the charge to Operating While Visibly Impaired, which allowed our client to keep his driver’s license

  • Reduced to operating while visibly impaired
    Operating While Intoxicated

    Our client was charged with Operating While Intoxicated (“OWI”) and Minor in Possession of Alcohol. White Law PLLC was able to have the charges reduced to Operating While Visibly Impaired and our client was sentenced to six months probation.

  • Reduced charge
    Operating While Intoxicated

    Our client was charged with Operating While Intoxicated (“OWI”) and Speeding. White Law PLLC was able to negotiate a plea to a reduced charge, and our client was sentenced to three months probation.

  • Reduced charge
    Operating While Intoxicated

    Our client was charged with Operating While Intoxicated (“OWI”). After successfully negotiating with the Prosecutor, our client plead to a reduced charge and received a sentence of 40 hours community service with no jail time.

  • Dismissal of Charges
    People v. A.C. (2012)

    James White and the White Law PLLC team obtained a dismissal for a client of charges of Carrying a Concealed Weapon and Assault with a Dangerous Weapon. Further, a request by the People to add a charge of Armed Robbery was denied. These results were obtained after White Law PLLC and the People filed extensive briefs in District Court following our client's Preliminary Examination.

  • Won a Motion to Suppress Evidence
    People v. D.J. (2013)

    James White and the White Law PLLC team won a Motion to Suppress Evidence in the 30th Circuit Court in a case where our client was charged with possession with intent to distribute approximately 8 ounces of cocaine. All evidence unconstitutionally seized by the police was suppressed.

  • Not Guilty
    People v. D.T. (2015)

    James White and the White Law PLLC team obtained a not guilty verdict on all counts after a two day trial in the 30th Circuit Court in a case where our client was charged with multiple counts of felony malicious destruction of property.

  • Charges dismissed
    Possession of Marijuana

    Our client was charged with Possession of Marijuana. After negotiating a favorable plea, our client was granted status under MCL 333.7411 and eventually had all charges against him dismissed.

  • Charges dismissed after probation
    Possession of Marijuana

    Our client was charged with Possession of Marijuana. After negotiating a favorable plea, our client was granted status under MCL 333.7411 and eventually had all charges against him dismissed after six months of probation.

  • Charges Dismissed
    Possession With Intent to Distribute

    Our client was charged with Possession With Intent to Distribute eight ounces of cocaine. All evidence unconstitutionally seized by the police was suppressed after White Law PLLC filed a Motion to Suppress Evidence and all charges were dismissed.

  • Court dismissed all charges
    Weapon Charge

    Our client was charged with Carrying a Concealed Weapon and Assault with a Dangerous Weapon, and the there was a request by the People to add a charge of Armed Robbery at the Preliminary Examination. After White Law PLLC and the People filed extensive briefs in District Court following our client's Preliminary Examination., the Court dismissed all charges against our client.

  • Charges dismissed
    Weapon Charges

    Our client was charged with Carrying a Concealed Weapon and Altering a Firearm’s Identification Marks. White Law PLLC was able to have the Altering a Firearm’s Identification Marks dismissed for lack of evidence, and obtained a misdemeanor plea with status as a Holmes Youthful Trainee. Eventually all charges against our client were dismissed.

  • $70,000.00
    Won a Judgement in Excess

    Estate of R.G v. C.J. (2012)

    James White and the White Law PLLC team won a judgment in excess of $70,000.00 plus attorneys costs and fees in this action to enforce a judgment of divorce.

  • Charge dismissed
    Assault by Strangulation Our client was charged with the serious felony of Assault by Strangulation. After extended negotiations with the Prosecutor’s Office, the charge was dismissed.