Past President’s Council

The Past President’s Council utilizes the leadership and commitment of past presidents of the Magnolia Bar Association to work with like-minded groups and agencies throughout the state to host events for the community.  The purpose of these events is to educate the community on subjects that will benefit them, to further the mission of the Magnolia Bar Association and to engage lawyers throughout the state.

Past Presidents

  • James A. Burnes
  • Sidney R. Tharp
  • Eddie Howard Tucker
  • Firnist James Alexander
  • Johnnie E. Walls Jr
  • Edward Blackmon, Jr
  • Willie L. Rose
  • Tyree Irving
  • Everett Timothy Sanders
  • Patricia D. Wise
  • Lewis H. Burke
  • Romaine L Richards
  • John L. Walker Jr
  • Willie Lee Bailey
  • Bob Owens
  • Shirley C. Byers
  • Alfred Henry Rhodes Jr
  • Margaret Carey-McCray 


  • Warren Leon Conway
  • James Edward Ross Jr
  • Constance Slaughter-Harvey
  • Winston L. Kidd
  • Melvin G. Cooper
  • James L. Henley Jr
  • Crystal W. Martin
  • Tylvester O. Goss
  • Sandra Jaribu Hill
  • Carlton W. Reeves
  • S Malcolm O. Harrison
  • Gale L. Walker
  • Thandi Wade
  • Carshena L. Bailey
  • Sherri Flowers-Billups
  • Ashley Wicks
  • Taurean D. Buchanan 
  • Tanisha M. Gates 
  • Karen T. Peairs
  • Lilli Evans Bass