Terrence M. White

A founding partner of Upchurch Watson White and Max, Terry White has conducted well over 4,000 mediated conferences throughout the state. He participated by invitation in The Harvard University Initial Advanced Negotiation Techniques Program with thirty negotiators from around the world, and was requested to lecture at the U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court Judges Conference, as well as the Georgia Superior Court Judges Conference. He is often invited to lecture at both plaintiff and defense legal conferences.
Mr. White completed the Florida Supreme Court “Train the Trainer” Program and studied Litigation Risk Analysis with Marc Victor of Stanford University. He has a broad range of experience in specialized areas dealing with complex and multi-party issues, and approaches each case with an unrivaled energy, insight and highly respected good nature mixed with an appropriate measure of humor.

Honors Membership Awards

  • American College of Civil Trial Mediators
  • International Academy of Mediators
  • Florida Association of Professional Mediators
  • Former Board Member, Volusia County Bar Association
  • Former Chair, Daytona Beach Drug-Related Nuisance Abatement Board
  • Former Chair, Volusia County Cultural Arts Funding Committee
  • Board of Directors, Atlantic Center for the Arts
  • Rated Super Lawyer, 2007-2012


  • J.D.  Stetson University College of Law
  • Harvard University Law School, Basic and Advanced Negotiations Program
  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator
  • Certified U.S. District Court Mediator, Middle & Southern District of Florida
  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Appellate Mediator