Stephen D. White

Stephen D. White

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense
  • Municipal Representation

Civil Service:

Member of Lincoln-Way High School Foundation, 1994-present, DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) speaker since its inception, “Road to Reality” (high school alcohol awareness) speaker 2003-2008, Citizen’s Police Academy Speaker, 2002-2008


B.A. Bradley University; Juris Doctor, Lewis University College of Law, now known as Northern Illinois College of Law

Military service:

United States Army, 1971-1973; Member, Presidential Honor Guard

Career Highlights:

  • Teacher 1970-71, 1973-78.

  • Assistant State’s Attorney, 1978-1990, Chief Felony Assistant 1986-1988, First Assistant State’s Attorney, 1988-1990.

  • Associate Judge, 1990-1994, Circuit Judge, 1994-present.

  • Presiding Judge of the Felony Division, 1999-2002.

  • Presiding Judge of Drug Court, 1999-2003.

  • Chief Circuit Judge, December, 2002-2008.