LSBA Board of Governors

Faculty, Southern University Law Center
Mr. Donald Whitehead North

4395 Cherokee Rose Dr
Zachary, LA 70791
Phone: (225) 570-8409

Donald W. North is a law professor at Southern University Law Center. He joined the faculty in 1998. He received a BS degree in political science in 1980 from Grambling State University and his JD degree in 1983 from Southern University Law Center. He was admitted to practice in Louisiana in 1984. He also is admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana and the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Also, he is a 1988 graduate of the Combined Army and Services Staff College in Fort Leavenworth, Kan., and a 1997 graduate of the Command General Staff College, also in Fort Leavenworth.

He served on the Louisiana State Bar Association’s (LSBA) Board of Governors for several terms and has served on the LSBA’s Committee on the Profession and the Client Assistance Fund Committee. He is a member of the American Bar Association.

In his community, Donald is a church deacon, volunteers with the Zachary Food Bank and is a pro bono worker at Baton Rouge City Court.

He and his wife Jyotibala have been married for 28 years and are the parents of two children.

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