Mississippi Association for Justice

Founded in 1964, the members of the Mississippi Association for Justice (MAJ) are committed to strengthening the civil justice system so that deserving individuals receive justice and wrongdoers are held accountable in our civil justice system. The offices for MAJ are located in Jackson, MS.


Contact Information:

Mississippi Association for Justice
Website: www.msbar.org
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1992
Jackson, MS 39215

Physical Address:
727 N. Congress St
Jackson, MS 39202
Phone:601-948-8631
Fax: 601-948-8633

Benefits of Membership in MAJ

The benefits of membership in the Mississippi Association for Justice include the following:

  1. Access to the MAJ List Server to stay connected with other trial attorneys across the state;
  2. Access to TrialSmith which is a repository of depositions, pleadings, filings and forms for plaintiff’s attorneys across the United States;
  3. Discounts for Continuing Legal Education seminars held throughout the year;
  4. Participation in Amicus Curiae Briefs on topics of common interests to the members; and
  5. Discounts on legal research through LexisNexis.

Past Presidents of MAJ

The Past Presidents of the Mississippi Association for Justice include:

2013-2014 - Rogen Chhabra
2012-2013 - Vicki Slater
2011-2012 - Rebecca Langston
2010-2011 - Mona Pittman
2009-2010 - Steve Mullins
2008-2009 - David Pitre
2007-2008 - Joey Diaz
2006-2007 - John F. Hawkins
2005-2006 - Precious T. Martin, Sr.
2004-2005 - Merrida P. Coxwell, Jr.
2003-2004 - John Christopher
2002-2003 - David Baria
2001-2002 - Shane F. Langston
2000 – 2001 - Lance L. Stevens
1999 – 2000 - Paul R. Scott
1998 – 1999 - Ed Williamson
1997 – 1998 - Judy M. Guice
1996 – 1997 - John W. Boling
1995 – 1996 - Clyde H. Gunn
1994 – 1995 - Margaret P. Ellis
1993 – 1994 - Richard T. Phillips
1992 – 1993 - James P. Brantley
1991 – 1992 - Paul S. Minor
1990 – 1991 - Crymes G. Pittman
1989 – 1990 - William L. Denton
1988 – 1989 - James W. Nobles, Jr.
1987 – 1988 - J. Murray Akers
1986 – 1987 - Roy O. Parker, Sr.
1985 – 1986 - C.R. McRae
1984 – 1985 - W. Allen Pepper
1983 – 1984 - Ronald E. Lewis
1982 – 1983 - William Liston
1981 – 1982 - W. Larry Latham
1980 – 1981 - David Smith
1979 – 1980 - James B. Ramsey
1978 – 1979 - Marvin Oates
1977 – 1978 - William Lawson
1976 – 1977 - Leonard Melvin
1975 – 1976 - James Cothern
1974 – 1975 - Stanford Young
1973 – 1974 - Ross Barnett, Jr.
1972 – 1973 - Donald Cumbest
1971 – 1972 - William Ford
1970 – 1971 - Earl Keyes
1969 – 1970 - George Maxey
1968 – 1969 - E.K. Collins
1967 – 1968 - George Grubbs
1966 – 1967 - David Crawley
1965 – 1966 - Judge Walter Nixon, Jr.
1964 – 1965 - E.K. Collins
1963 – 1964 - Judge Francis Bowling