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The Board of Governors is comprised of 22 volunteer leaders who are charged with fiscal responsibility for the Louisiana State Bar Association and with administration of the affairs of the Association as set forth in the Articles of Incorporation.

Meeting at least six times per fiscal year, the Board consists of ex-officio members, at-large members and elected members who serve terms ranging from one to three years.

President
Mr. Patrick A Talley Jr

2024-2025
365 Canal St Ste 2000
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: (504) 584-9220
Fax: (504) 568-9130

President-Elect
Mr. Edward J Walters Jr

2024-2025
12345 Perkins Rd Bldg 1
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Phone: (225) 236-3636
Fax: (225) 236-3650

Secretary
Ms. Valerie T Schexnayder

2023-2025
17732 Highland Rd Ste G
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Phone: (504) 813-3633
Fax:

Treasurer
Mr. Clarence A Martin III

2024-2026
1101 Royal Ave Ste A
Monroe, LA 71201
Phone: (318) 388-4700
Fax: (318) 388-4736

Immediate Past President
Ms. Shayna L Sonnier

2024-2025
721 Kirby St
Lake Charles, LA 70601
Phone: (337) 310-1600
Fax: (337) 310-1601

First Board District
Mr. Jay Christopher Zainey Jr

2022-2025
701 Magazine St
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: (504) 581-1750
Fax: (504) 529-2931

First Board District
Mr. Graham Harris Ryan

2023-2026
201 Saint Charles Ave Ste 5100
New Orleans, LA 70170
Phone: (504) 582-8370
Fax: (504) 589-8370

Second Board District
Mr. Jeffrey Genevay Lagarde

2023-2026
3500 N Causeway Blvd Ste 820
Metairie, LA 70002
Phone: (504) 838-0019
Fax: (504) 838-0043

Third Board District
Ms. Melanie Walters Chatagnier

2023-2026
302 W 4th St
Thibodaux, LA 70301
Phone: (985) 492-7268
Fax: (985) 446-9726

Fourth Board District
Mr. Adam Patrick Johnson

2022-2025
1419 Ryan St
Lake Charles, LA 70601
Phone: (337) 433-1414
Fax: (337) 433-3234

Fifth Board District
Ms. Carrie LeBlanc Jones

2022-2025
301 Main St Ste 2300
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
Phone: (225) 387-4000
Fax: (225) 381-8029

Fifth Board District
Ms. Kelly M Rabalais

2023-2026
1202 S Tyler St
Covington, LA 70433
Phone: (985) 898-5837
Fax:

Sixth Board District
Mr. Barry M Barnett

2024-2027
1101B Bolton Ave
Alexandria, LA 71301
Phone: (318) 443-7615
Fax: (318) 443-0074

Seventh Board District
Ms. Amy Josephine Miller

2024-2025
210 W Florida Ave
Ruston, LA 71270
Phone: (318) 254-8200
Fax: (318) 254-8223

Eighth Board District
Ms. Senae Deneal Hall

2024-2027
501 Texas St
Shreveport, LA 71101
Phone: (318) 226-6829
Fax:

Chair, Young Lawyers Division
Ms. Kristen D Amond

2024-2025
3640 Magazine St
New Orleans, LA 70115
Phone: (504) 556-5523
Fax: (504) 556-5523

At-Large Member
Mr. Jeffrey A Riggs

2022-2025
100 E Vermilion Blvd Ste 300
Lafayette, LA 70501-6939
Phone: (337) 326-5777
Fax: (337) 504-3341

At-Large Member
Mr. Lawrence Bradley Hancock

2023-2026
811 Main St Ste 2500
Houston, TX 77002
Phone: (713) 244-6868
Fax: (713) 821-7001

At-Large Member
Ms. Tina Louise Suggs

2024-2027
Lakeway Two
3850 N Causeway Blvd Ste 1700
Metairie, LA 70002
Phone: (504) 846-3615
Fax: (504) 840-4941

Faculty, Loyola University College of Law
Ms. Monica Hof Wallace

2023-2025
7214 Saint Charles Ave
Campus Box 901
New Orleans, LA 70118
Phone: (504) 861-5670
Fax: (504) 861-5733

Faculty, Southern University Law Center
Mr. Donald Whitehead North

2023-2025
4395 Cherokee Rose Dr
Zachary, LA 70791
Phone: (225) 505-6714
Fax:

Louisiana State Law Institute
Mr. Andre Doguet

2023-2025
800 S Buchanan St Ste 507
Lafayette, LA 70501
Phone: (337) 269-5736
Fax: (337) 269-5754

House of Delegates Liaison Committee Chair
Ms. Shannon Seiler Dartez

2023-2026
300 Stewart St
Lafayette, LA 70501
Phone: (337) 233-1471
Fax: (337) 233-5655

House of Delegates Liaison Committee
Ms. Sandra K Cosby

2022-2025
420 Leslie Ln
New Orleans, LA 70124
Phone: (504) 840-4912
Fax:

House of Delegates Liaison Committee
Mr. Aaron R Wilson

2024-2027
707 Benton Rd Ste 125
Bossier City, LA 71111
Phone: (318) 752-4106
Fax: (318) 752-4001

Louisiana State Bar Association
601 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
(800) 421-LSBA(5722) / (504) 566-1600