Daniel R. White

Born Aug 2, 1953

Daniel R. White rose to prominence on the basis of his first book, The Official Lawyer’s Handbook, a satire of the legal profession that vaulted onto bestseller lists across the United States in the early 1980s. The success of the Handbook, which ranked #1 on The Washington Post best seller list and presumably drew on White's personal experience practicing law with the Washington, D.C.… Read More

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1953 Birth Born on August 2, 1953.


1975 21 Years Old White graduated from The Westminster Schools, a co-educational college preparatory school in Atlanta, Georgia. He obtained a B.A. in Government from Harvard College, graduating magna cum laude in 1975. … Read More
1979 25 Years Old The following year he attended Columbia Law School, where he obtained a J.D. in 1979. … Read More


1992 38 Years Old Although his roots lie in legal comedy, White has demonstrated a broader range, beginning in 1992-1993, when he served as editor-in-chief of, and primary writer for, Current Comedy, a twice-monthly "Humor Service for Public Speakers & Business Executives" founded by former television gag writer and presidential speechwriter Robert Orben. … Read More


1994 40 Years Old At the New York Law Publishing Company, where he worked from 1994 to 1996, White served as editor-in-chief and primary writer for Law Firm Partnership & Benefits Report, a national newsletter for law firm partners and managers. … Read More
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