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Mississippi Administrative, Court, and Government Directory

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State of Mississippi

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Below is a directory of the Mississippi administrative, court, and government offices. This also includes the staff in most locations.


Capital: Jackson
2,967,297 (2010 Census)
State Information: (601) 359 1000
State Website: http://www.ms.gov

Administrative Office of the Courts

Administrative Office of Courts
450 High St. Jackson, MS 39201
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 117 Jackson, MS 39205
(601) 576-4630; Fax: (601) 576-4639
Website: http://courts.ins.gov/aoc/aoc.html
Administrative Dir. of the Courts: Kevin Lackey
Email: lackeyjk@courts.ms.gov

Attorney Discipline

Office of General Counsel
The Mississippi Bar

643 N. State St. Jackson, MS 39202
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 2168 Jackson, MS 39225-2168
(601) 948-0568; Fax: (601) 608-7869
Email: ogc@msbar.org
Website: http://www.msbar.org
General Counsel: Adam B. Kilgore

Attorney General

Office of the Attorney General
Walter Sillers Bldg., Suite 1200 550 High St Jackson, MS 39201
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 220 Jackson, MS 39205
(601) 359-3680; Fax: (601) 359-3441
Website: http://www.ago.state.ms.us
Atty. General: Jim Hood (Democrat)
Elected; next election Nov. 2015

Banking Department

Department of Banking and Consumer Finance
901 WoolfolkBldg., Suite A 501N. West St Jackson, MS 39201
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 23729 Jackson, MS 39225-3729
(601) 359-1031; Fax: (601) 359-3557
Website: http://www.dbcf.state.ms.us
Commissioner: Jerry Wilson
Deputy Commissioner: Charlotte Corley
Dirs., Banking: Rhoshunda Kelly, Roger Sinclair

Bar Admissions

Mississippi Board of Bar Admissions
New Gartin Justice Bldg., 2nd Floor 450 High St. Jackson, MS 39201
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1449 Jackson, MS 39215-1449
(601) 576-4620; Fax: (601) 576-4730
Website: http://www.courts.ms.gov/baradmissions
12 hours CLE required per year. Admission on motion with five years practice in a Reciprocal Jurisdiction.

Bar Association

The Mississippi Bar
643 N. State St. Jackson, MS 39202
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 2168 Jackson, MS 39225-2168
(601) 948-4471; Fax: (601) 355-8635
Email: info@msbar.org
Website: http://www.msbar.org
Exec. Dir.: Larry Houchins Email: houchins@msbar.org
Integrated Bar
Annual Meeting - June, 2015

Chief Medical Examiner

Office of State Medical Examiner
1700 E. Woodrow Wilson Jackson, MS 39216
(601) 987-1440; Fax: (601) 987-1445
Chief Medical Examiner: Dr. Mark LeVaughn

Client Protection Fund

Client Security Fund
The Mississippi Bar
643 N. State St. Jackson, MS 39202
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 2168 Jackson, MS 39225-2168
(601) 948-0568; Fax: (601) 608-7869
Email: ogc@msbar.org
Website: http://www.msbar.org
Administrator: Christi Anderson (Deputy General Counsel)

Corporations Officers

Department of State
700 North St. Jackson, MS 39202
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 136 Jackson, MS 39205-0136
(601) 359-1633; TbU-Free: (800) 256-3494; Fax: (601) 359-1607
Asst. Secy, of State: Thomas H. Riley HI (Business Services)
Email: tom.riley@sos.ms.gov
Bureau Dir., Filing Service/Customer Service: Rita Bingham
Email: rita.bingham@sos.ms.gov

Criminal History Board

Criminal Information Center
Dept. of Public Safety
3891 Hwy. 468 W. Pearl, MS 39208
Mailing Address: Headquarters P.O. Box 958 Jackson, MS 39205
(601) 933-2600; Fax: (601) 933-2676
Website: http://www.dps.ms.gov

Economic Development Administration

Development Authority
501 North West St. Jackson, MS 39201
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 849 Jackson, MS 39205
(601) 359-3449; Fax: (601) 359-2832
Website: http://www.mississippi.org
Exec. Dir.: Brent Christensen

Governor's Office

Office of the Governor
Sillers Bldg., 19th Floor 550 High St. Jackson, MS 39201
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 139 Jackson, MS 39205-0139
(601) 359-3100, 50; Fax: (601) 359-3741
Website: http://www.govemorbryant.com
Governor: Phil Bryant (Republican)
Next election Nov. 2015

Highest State Court

Supreme Court
Gartin Justice Bldg., 450 High St. Jackson, MS 39201
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 117 Jackson, MS 39205
(601) 359-3694; Fax: (601) 359-2407
Website: http://www.courts.ms.gov
Chief Justice: William L. Waller, Jr.
Clerk of the Supreme Court: Kathy Gillis
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 249 Jackson, MS 39205
(601) 359-3694; Fax: (601) 359-2407
Court Administrator of the Supreme Court: Hubbard T. Saunders IV

Insurance Department

Insurance Department
1001 Woolfolk Bldg., 10th Floor 501 N.West St. Jackson, MS 39201
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 79 Jackson, MS 39205
(601) 359-3569; Fax: (601) 359-2543
Website: http://www.mid.state.ms.us/
Commissioner: Mike Chaney
Deputy Commissioner: Mark Haire Email: mark.haire@mid.state.ms.us

Motor Vehicle Office

Mississippi Driver Services Bureau Department of Public Safety/Driver Records
1900 E. Woodrow Wilson Jackson, MS 39216
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 958 Jackson, MS 39205
Abstracts: (601) 987-1208, 75; Fax: (601) 987-1278
Website: http://www.dps.state.ms.us
Driver's Licenses; Notarized request or subpoena required for obtaining abstract
Fee for obtaining abstract: $11.00

Mississippi Motor Vehicle Licensing

Department of Revenue
1577 Springridge Rd. Raymond, MS 39154
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1140 Jackson, MS 39215-1140
(601) 923-7100,42, 43; Fax: (601) 923-7133, 34 Title Fax: (601) 923-7224
Website: http://www.dor.ms.gov

Vehicle Registration
MB Screen (Registration information), $3.00; MB Screening (certified), $8.00; MT Screen (Title/Lien Holder Info.), $5.00; Title History, $8.00; Title Verification Letter, $8.00; Certified letter of no title, $8.00.

Police

Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol
1900 E. Woodrow Wilson Dr. Jackson, MS 39216
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 958 Jackson, MS 39205
(601) 987-1224; Fax: (601) 987-1419
Website: http://www.dps.state.ms.us
Chief: Col. Donnell Berry

Fee for obtaining accident report: In-person requests, $15.00; Online requests, $20.00

Probate, Recording and Notary Certificate Offices

Estate & Wills: Chancery Court Clerks Office, each county Deeds and Mortgages: Chancery Court Clerks Office, each county. Notary Certificates: Secretary of State, Notary Dept., Apostilles & Authentications ($2.00)

Senators, U.S.

Thad Cochran (Republican)
113 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. Washington, DC 20510
(202) 224-5054; Fax: (202) 224-9450
Website: http://www.cochran.senate.gov

Roger Wicker (Republican)
555 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. Washington, DC 20510
(202) 224-6253; Fax: (202) 228-0378
Website: http://www.wicker.senate.gov

Secretary of State

Office of the Secretary of State
401 Mississippi St. Jackson, MS 39201
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 136 Jackson, MS 39205-0136
(601) 359-1350; Fax: (601) 359-1499
Email: administrator@sos.ms.gov
Website: http://www.sos.ms.gov

Business Services
125 Congress St. P.O. Box 136 Jackson, MS 39025-0136 (601) 359-1633
Email: customerservice@sos.ms.gov
Secretary of State: C. Delbert Hosemann, Jr. (Republican)
Elected.; next election Nov. 2015

Tax Department
Department of Revenue

1577 Springridge Rd. Raymond, MS 39154-9602
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1033 Jackson, MS 39215-1033
(601) 923-7000; Income Tax: (601) 923-7089
Ofc.of Audit & Compliance: (601) 923-7305
Legal Bur.: (601) 923-7412
Website: http://www.dor.ms.gov
Chairman & Revenue Commissioner: J. Ed Morgan

Victim Compensation Program

Crime Victim Compensation Division
Office of the Attorney General
550 High St., P.O. Box 220 Jackson, MS 39205
(800) 829-6766, (601) 359-6766; Fax: (601) 576-4445
Email: crimevictims@ago.state.ms.us
Website: http://www.ago.state.ms.us
MCA §§99-41-1, et seq. (enacted July 1,1991; amended 2002 & 2007)

Vital Statistics

Vital Records
Mississippi Dept. of Health, Health Statistics
222 Marketridge Dr. Ridgeland, MS 39157
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1700 Jackson, MS 39215-1700
(601) 576-7981, 60; Fax: (601) 576-7505
Website: http://www.msdh.state.ms.us

Births, deaths from Nov. 1912.Marriages from Jan. 1926-July 1938 and Jan. 1942-present. Divorce certificates may be obtained from Chancery Clerk of County in which decree was granted.

Certified copies - $15.00. Additional copies ordered at the same time - $5.00 each. Multi-year search of records - $25.00 per hour.

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