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David White

Practicing Faculty


David White USE

Contact Information


  • LL.M. in Taxation (with distinction), Certificate in Estate Planning, Georgetown Law School, 2009
  • J.D., (with distinction) Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, 1994
  • B.B.A. (Accounting), McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin, 1989

License to Practice

  • Texas
  • Michigan
  • District of Columbia

Specialties and Courses

  • Trusts
  • Estate Planning


David White currently serves as Senior Vice President with the Frost Bank Trust Department. David is a CPA and has been a member of the Texas Bar for over 25 years.White is a member of the American Bar Association and is accredited by the American Institute of CPAs as a Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) and Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). He holds Series 7 and 63 licenses as well as a Certified Wealth Strategist® designation. In addition to being licensed to practice law in all Texas courts, White is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, United States Tax Court and the United States Court of Federal Claims. David is also a member of the Texas Bar College and the Texas Society of CPAs. White’s involvement in the community includes memberships in San Antonio CPA Society, San Antonio Estate Planner’s Council, and membership in the Probate, Guardianship and Estate Planning Section of the San Antonio Bar Association. In addition to his work at Frost, White is also a member of the practicing faculty at St. Mary’s Law School where he has taught Estate Planning/Trust Law for more than a decade. White is a fifth generation Texan and has lived in San Antonio for over 20 years.

Honors and Awards

  • Texas Comptroller’s Business Tax Advisory Committee (Dec 2006 – Aug 2008)
  • Texas Comptroller’s Taxpayer’s Advisory Group (Jan 2007 – Aug 2008)
  • Vice Chair, State and Local Tax Committee, State Bar of Texas (May 2004 – Aug 2008)



  • Chapter 12: The Bundling of Taxable and Exempt Communications Services, Telecommunications: Taxation of Services, Property and Providers, at 237-58 (CCH 2002 ed.) co-authored with William A. Walsh


  • State & Local Tax: Recent Developments, Texas Tax Lawyer, Feb. 2005, at 13, 13-19 co-authored with Geoffrey Polma and Daniel Timmons
  • Implementation of the New Assessment Cap, Michigan Bar Journal, Feb. 1995, at 188, 188-90