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Geoffrey B. White, Mediator & Arbitrator, Needham, Massachusetts.

Geoffrey B. White

Legal Options, Inc.
Hillsite Office Building
75 Second Avenue, Suite 605
Needham, MA 02494
Tel: (617) 454-1454
Fax: (866) 879-4038
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Recognized to Massachusetts Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: Discovery Referee, Early Neutral Evaluation, Med-Arb
Video Conferencing
  • Practice Commenced1997
  • # of MEDS (as of 24/4/24)2500
  • # of ARBS (as of 24/4/24)1000
Current Practice
Online / In-Person


Geoffrey B. White, founder and President of Legal Options, Inc., has been the principal mediator and arbitrator for the dispute resolution company since 1997. He has mediated and arbitrated thousands of cases throughout New England and the  United States. Mr. White retired from the practice of law following a twenty-four year career as a trial attorney concentrating in complex civil litigation in both state and federal courts. In addition to his work as a full-time neutral, he has served on the adjunct faculty at Western New England College School of Law and lectured as a panel member for various educational and training programs in the field of ADR. Mr. White concentrates in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, premises liability, medical malpractice, product liability, professional negligence, state and federal tort claims, civil rights, employment law and insurance coverage disputes.


Case Experience

  • ADA Disability
  • Admiralty
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Discrimination
  • Employment
  • Environmental
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor/Unions
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Homes
  • Personal Injury
  • Police
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Torts
  • Unfair Competition
  • Wage & Hour/FMLA
  • Wrongful Death


  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D. 1981
  • University of New Hampshire, B.A., cum laude, 1978

Memberships & Affiliations

Past Memberships include:

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • Hampshire County Bar Association
  • HCBA Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Foundation
  • Western Massachusetts Legal Services, Board of Directors

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