Jackson Mississippi Divorce and Family Law Attorneys
John Robert White
John Robert White, known to his friends as “Robin,” was born in Memphis, Tennessee and grew up in Baldwyn, Mississippi, where he finished high school in 1978. Robin attended Northeast Mississippi Community College and graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1982 with a Bachelor of Accountancy Degree. He graduated from the University of Mississippi School of Law with a Juris Doctor Degree in 1985.
Robin’s legal career began as a research assistant to former Mississippi Supreme Court Chief Justice Lenore L. Prather with whom he worked closely for two years. He was associated with a medium-sized Jackson law firm for an additional two years before opening his own law office November 1, 1989.
For the next seven years, Robin was a general practitioner, gaining valuable experience in a wide variety of legal matters. In 1996, Robin narrowed the focus of his practice to Family Law which now comprises 95% of the firm’s business.
Robin is a member of numerous legal organizations including the Mississippi Bar and the Georgia Bar, and his many volunteer activities have included work with Habitat for Humanity, Jackson Program for Adult Readers, New Stage Theatre, and the Friends of the International Ballet Competition.
Robin’s hobbies include travel, music, and reading, his favorite being the novels of Mississippi author Greg Iles. Robin is a member of Broadmoor Baptist Church and makes his home in Madison, Mississippi, with his wife, Cathy, and daughter, Charlotte.