Michaela M. White, JD
Michaela M. White, JD

Michaela M. White, JD

Professor
School of Law

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Law

Position

  • Professor

Teaching Activity

  • Bankruptcy
  • Contracts I & II
  • Corporate Reorganization Seminar
  • Debtor-Creditor Relations
  • Sales and Leases of Personal Property
  • Sports Law

Biography

While attending Creighton School of Law, Professor White was on the Creighton Law Review Editorial Staff and a member of the Moot Court Honors Board. She was law clerk to The Honorable Donald R. Ross of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit and for The Honorable Fallon Kelly of the Minnesota Supreme Court. She practiced law in Minnesota from 1980-1983, and then served as the Assistant Attorney General for the Nebraska Department of Justice. Prof. White joined Creighton after serving for six years as a Professor of Law at McGeorge School of Law.

Education

  • BA (1976), JD (1979) Creighton University

Publications and Presentations

Books

  • Bankruptcy Issues for State Trial Court Judges (Michaela M. White ed., 4th ed. 2012)., 2012
  • Michaela M. White, When Worlds Collide: Bankruptcy and Its Impact on Domestic Relations and Family Law (4th ed. 2010)., 2010
  • Michaela White & Marianne Culhane, Means Testing Issues, in 2006 Bankruptcy Law Update (Neb. Continuing Legal Educ. ed., 2006)., 2006
  • Michaela M. White, Conversion and Dismissal, in 2 Collier Bankruptcy Practice Guide ch. 37 (Alan N. Resnick & Henry J. Sommer eds., 2006)., 2006

Articles

  • Michaela White & Kristen Blankley, Mediation in Bankruptcy, in Advanced Bankruptcy Practice (Neb. Continuing Legal Educ. ed., 2011)., 2011
  • Michaela M. White & James P. Caher, The Dog That Didn't Bark: Domestic Support Obligations and Exempt Property after BAPCA, 41 Fam. L.Q. 299 (2007)., 2007
  • Stephen J. Carroll, Noreen Clancy, Melissa A. Bradley, Jennifer Pevar, Marianne Culhane & Michaela White, The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005: Evaluation of the Effects of Using IRS Expense Standards to Calculate a Debtor's Monthly Disposable Income (2007), reprinted in U.S. Department of Justice, Executive Office for United States Trustees, Report to Congress: Impact of the Utilization of Internal Revenue Service Standards for Determining Expenses on Debtors and the Court Exhibit 1 (2007)., 2007
  • Marianne B. Culhane & Michaela M. White, Catching Can-Pay Debtors: Is the Means-Test the Only Way?, 13 Am. Bankr. Inst. L. Rev. 665 (2005)., 2005
  • Michaela White, Bankruptcy and Divorce, in NSBA Bankruptcy Section Bankruptcy Seminar (Neb. Continuing Legal Educ. ed., 2005)., 2005
  • Michaela M. White, Marianne B. Culhane & Nathalie Martin, When Worlds Collide: Bankruptcy and Its Impact on Domestic Relations and Family Law (3d ed. 2005)., 2005
  • Bankruptcy Issues for State Trial Court Judges (Marianne B. Culhane & Michaela M. White eds., 3d ed. 2005)., 2005
  • Michaela M. White, The Intersection Between Bankruptcy and Divorce, in Family Law Update 2004 (Neb. Continuing Legal Educ. ed., 2004)., 2004
  • Marianne B. Culhane & Michaela M. White, Enforcing (or Not) Arbitration Clauses in Bankruptcy, in 2 Consumer Financial Services Litigation 39 (Practising Law Inst. ed., 2003)., 2003
  • Marianne B. Culhane & Michael M. White, But Can She Keep the Car? Some Thoughts on Collateral Retention in Chapter 7, 7 Fordham J. Corp. Fin. L. 471 (2002)., 2002
  • Marianne B. Culhane & Michael M. White, Bankruptcy: Current Developments, in 1 Consumer Financial Services Litigation 679 (Practising Law Inst. ed., 2002)., 2002
  • Marianne Culhane & Michaela White, Some Reaffirmation FAQ's, Neb. Law., May 2001, at 10., 2001
  • Marianne B. Culhane & Michaela M. White, Debt After Discharge: An Empirical Study of Reaffirmation, 73 Am Bank. L.J. 709 (1999)., 1999
  • Marianne B. Culhane & Michaela M. White, Reaffirmation and Discharge Problems, in 2 Consumer Financial Services Litigation 703 (Practising Law Inst. ed., 1999)., 1999
  • Marianne B. Culhane & Michaela M. White, Comments from the Authors of the Creighton/ABI Study, in Personal Bankruptcy: Analysis of Four Reports on Chapter 7 Debtors' Ability to Pay 80 (1999)., 1999
  • Marianne B. Culhane & Michaele M. White, Taking the New Consumer Bankruptcy Model for a Test Drive: Means-Testing Real Chapter 7 Debtors, 7 Am. Bankr. Inst. L. Rev. 27 (1999), reprinted in part in Bankruptcy Anthology (Charles J. Tabb ed., 2002)., 1999
  • Marianne B. Culhane & Michaela M. White, Preliminary Results of the Reaffirmation Project, in 17th Annual Bankruptcy Conference (Univ. of Tex. Sch. of Law ed., 1998)., 1998
  • Michaela M. White, The Procedural Plight of the Property Settlement Creditor, 31 Fam. L.Q. 463 (1997)., 1997
  • Michaela M. White, Direct Payment Plans, 29 Creighton L. Rev. 583 (1996)., 1996
  • Michaela M. White, Divorce After the Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1994: Can You Stay Warm After You Split the Blanket? 29 Creighton L. Rev. 617 (1996)., 1996
  • Michaela M. White, Alice's Adventures in Bankruptcy, Creighton Law., Fall 1994, at 2., 1994
  • Michaela M. White, Ethics: Reporting Bankruptcy Crimes, in Advanced Bankruptcy Practices (Neb. Continuing Legal Educ. ed., 1994)., 1994
  • Michaela M. White, The Effects of Chapter 13 Plan Confirmation and Case Conversion on Property, 26 Creighton L. Rev.. 785 (1993)., 1993
  • Michaela M. White, Ethics in Bankruptcy, in Bankruptcy Fundamentals (Neb. Continuing Legal Educ. ed., 1993)., 1993
  • Michael M. White, Calvin and Hobbes in Bankruptcy: Is Plan Confirmation the Transmogrification Machine of Chapter 13? NACTT Q., Jan. 1992, at 18., 1992
  • Michaela M. White, The Intersection of Divorce and Bankruptcy: An Overview, in Bankruptcy Issues in Matrimonial Cases: A Practical Guide ch. 2 (Ronald L. Brown ed., 1992)., 1992
  • Michaela M. White, Family Obligations in Bankruptcy: Dischargeability, the Automatic Stay, and Prebankruptcy Planning, in Family Law (Neb. Continuing Legal Educ. ed., 1992), reprinted in Advanced Bankruptcy Practice (Neb. Continuing Legal Educ. ed., 1992)., 1992
  • Michaela M. White, Selected Bankruptcy Ethical Issues: A Problem Approach, in Bankruptcy Institute 1991 (Minn. Continuing Legal Educ. ed., 1991)., 1991
  • Michaela M. White, A Survival Guide for the "Involuntary" Bankruptcy Lawyer: The Effects of Bankruptcy on the General Practice of Law, in Update on Commercial Law (Creighton Univ. Sch. of Law ed., 1990)., 1990