D. Landon White

D. Landon White

Raleigh, North Carolina

Attorney Landon White focuses his practice on criminal defense, representing clients facing misdemeanor, DWI, and felony charges.  A member of the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers and the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40, Landon has represented clients in the District and Superior courts in the Raleigh-Durham area and across North Carolina.  He has experience successfully defending clients at trial and negotiating favorable plea agreements on his clients’ behalf.  Landon has prior experience in the Wake County District Attorney Office, where he prosecuted DWI charges, drug charges, violent crimes, weapon charges, thefts, and other criminal and traffic charges.

Landon earned a Juris Doctor from Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law with a focus in Trial Advocacy. He held a research position at Campbell School of Law as a Webster’s Scholar and was instrumental in assisting to edit and revise a legal treatise on North Carolina property law. Landon earned a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism-Advertising from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He regularly attends Continuing Legal Education courses to stay current on changes in the law and emerging defense strategies.

Landon is licensed to practice in North Carolina, United States District Court-Eastern District of North Carolina, and United States District Court-Middle District of North Carolina. He is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association, the Wake County Bar Association, and the Tenth Judicial District Bar.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense
  • DUI
  • Drug Charges
  • Misdemeanors
  • Felonies
  • Federal Criminal
  • White Collar Crime

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina


  • Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, Buies Creek, North Carolina
    • Juris Doctor - 2012
    • Honors: Webster’s Scholar, Campbell School of Law
    • Major: Trial Advocacy
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    • B.A. - 2006
    • Major: Journalism-Advertising

Published Works

  • Webster's Real Estate Law in North Carolina, Michie Company, 6th Edition, 2011
  • Editor of the Criminal Justice Section Newsletter, North Carolina Bar Association

Honors and Awards

  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers
  • Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers
  • National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys Top 10 Under 40

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Member, North Carolina Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section
  • Co-Editor, NCBA Criminal Justice Section newsletter
  • Member, Wake County Bar Association
  • Member, Tenth Judicial District Bar Association
  • Member, National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Member, National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40
  • Member, Wake County Academy of Criminal Trial Lawyers

Past Employment Positions

  • Wake County District Attorney Office


  • English


  • Chi Phi