by Nancy Kinnally
ORLANDO, Fla. — Attorney Jewel White has been reappointed to a three-year term on the board of The Florida Bar Foundation, a statewide charitable organization that works on behalf of Florida’s legal profession to expand access to justice.
An attorney with the Pinellas County Attorney’s Office, White is board certified in City, County & Local Government law, with a practice focused in the areas of land use and environmental law.Â She also represents the Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections and Canvassing Board.
She earned her bachelor’s degree in sociology and master’s degree in urban and regional planning from the University of Florida, and her juris doctorate from the University of Florida College of Law.
White is a former member of the Supreme Court/Florida Bar Standing Committee on Pro Bono and participated in the discussion leading up to the publication of the 2007 report, “Pro Bono: Looking Back, Moving Forward.”Â She is a past president of The Florida Bar Young Lawyer’s Division. White has served as president of the Clearwater Bar Association, a director of the Clearwater Bar Foundation, and is currently chair of the City, County & Local Government Law section of the Florida Bar.
White, whose term on the board began July 1, is also a Fellow of The Florida Bar Foundation.