Pastor White is a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He attended Southern University Laboratory School, where he graduated magna cum laude and accepted an academic scholarship to Southern University A&M College. Pastor White went on to graduate from Southern University magna cum laude and first of 330 graduates, with a Bachelor of Science degree in business management. He earned his master of business administration degree, as a graduate of high distinction, from Wayne State University and his juris doctor degree cum laude from Wayne State University Law School in Detroit, Michigan. Pastor White is a graduate of Mount Zion’s Minister Candidate School located in Clarkston, Michigan. He also holds a diploma in the field of Jewish-Christian studies from the Jewish-Christian Institute in Dallas, Texas.
Jude 1:3 – Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was needful for me to write unto you, and exhort you that ye should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered to the saints.
Pastor White has extensive legal experience in labor law as supervisor of labor relations for General Motors Cadillac Motor Car Company in Detroit, Michigan. He held several positions of increasing responsibility, including assignment to the GM Corporate National Labor Relations staff. After leaving GM, Pastor White worked at Dykema Gossett, one of Michigan’s largest law firms, which is responsible for much of GM’s outside litigation. Pastor White joined the law faculty of Southern University Law Center (SULC) in Baton Rouge Louisiana in 1993 and was named Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs in 2003 and Vice Chancellor in 2013. He is a member of the Governing Council of the Louisiana State Law Institute, Michigan Bar Association, American Bar Association, the National Honor Society of Business Scholars, and the National Honor Society of Secondary Schools.
Pastor White has diverse writings; a law article Pastor White wrote for the SULC Law Review, The Typical Cost Reimbursement Lawyer Employment Contract: A Conflict of Interest in General, A Prohibited Transaction Specifically and How to Protect the Rights of Clients, 30 S.U. L. Rev. 33 (2002), has been cited by American Jurisprudence in the legal encyclopedias Trials and Proof of Facts, as follows: 1 Am. Jur. Trials Interviewing the Client § 1; 1 Am. Jur. Trials Setting the Fee § 93; 31 Am. Jur. Trials Defending Lawyers in Disciplinary Proceedings § 633; 46 Am. Jur. Proof of Facts 2d Reasonableness of Contingent Fee in Personal Injury Action § 1; 69 Am. Jur. Trials Ethics in Adversarial Practice § 411. Additionally, Pastor White has published a year long daily devotional. Pastor White is married to the former Ms. Lori Ann Folse and has two children, Roederick Jr., and Joseph.