Jason White, a local trial lawyer, has announced his candidacy for Superior Court Judge of North Carolina’s Judicial District 25B, Catawba County.
White was born and raised in Alexander County. He graduated from Alexander Central High School and attended college and played baseball at the University of North Carolina-Asheville. After graduation, he served one season as an assistant baseball coach at Duke University then enrolled in Campbell University’s Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law.
After graduating from law school, he and his wife Sarah McCall White returned to Hickory where he joined the law firm of Sigmon, Clark, Mackie, Hanvey & Ferrell, P.A. His practice focuses primarily on litigation and encompasses all types of Superior Court matters, both civil and criminal.
He has appeared in a variety of jury and non-jury trials in District and Superior Court throughout the State, United States District Courts, the North Carolina Industrial Commission and the North Carolina Court of Appeals.
In January 2014, White was rated “excellent” in all six disciplines of the N.C. Bar Association's Judicial Performance Evaluation Survey. The survey asks association members to rate each trial court judge candidate on integrity & impartiality, legal ability, professionalism, communication and administrative skills. White received an overall performance rating of 4.73 out of five.