Helga White received her Juris Doctor With Distinction from McGeorge School of Law in 1983. She is a member of the Order of the Coif, and has been an active member of the California Bar Association since 1983, CA State Bar license #109462. White is licensed to practice in all courts of the State of California, and in the Federal courts of the Eastern, Northern, and Central Districts of California. Since 1992, she has been licensed to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States of America, and was admitted to practice before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in 1998. White was certified by the California State Bar as a specialist in personal and small business bankruptcy law in 2000, and her legal practices include bankruptcy law (chapters 7, 11, and 13), federal litigation, contracts, secure transactions, law in motion practice, and appeals.