Robert Moak

Robert Moak DEMDemocrat

Current Chair of the Mississippi Democratic Party

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Robert MoakDEMDemocrat Current Chair of the Mississippi Democratic Party
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, Robert Warren "Bobby" Moak (born July 13, 1958) is an American politician and attorney. He is a former member of the Mississippi House of Representatives from the 53rd District, serving from 1984 until 2016. While in office he served as Minority Leader but is remembered as the leader in a Special Legislative Session after Hurricane Katrina in 2005. As Chair of the MS House Gaming Committee, Moak's legislation and abilities help revitalize the gulf-coast and the gaming industry after its destruction by the hurricane. He is a member of the Democratic party.Moak was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 1994. He graduated from the Mississippi College School of Law in 1991. Prior to that, he received a Bachelor's degree from University of Mississippi in 1980 and an Associate degree from Southwest Mississippi Junior College in 1978. As an attorney, he serves clients in personal injury, criminal and product liability matters.Moak is married to the former Geraldine Lanier Cumbaa (MSU-BS: Delta State-MS) and they have two children, Drew (UM-BA; Belmont-Masters Sports Adm.) and Sykes (AU-BS; SW Missouri Baptist PT-Doctorate) He is active in the practice of law, farming and real-estate. Moak practices law in Bogue Chitto where he was counsel with the author John Grisham in a Lincoln County, MS civil jury trial. Their client was awarded the largest verdict in the county at the time.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
Mississippi College, School of Law
1988 - 1991
University of Mississippi
BPA Public Administration
1978 - 1980
Southwest Mississippi Community College
1976 - 1978
Past Positions1 - 6 of 6
Mississippi State House of Representatives
1983 - 2016
Law Offices of Bobby Moak, Professional Corporation
1994 - Current
Self Employed
Oil and Gas Industry
1982 - 1988
Self Employed
Land Man
1983 - 1988
Personnel Director
Services, Equipment and Engineering
1981 - 1982
Assistant Personnel Director
Services, Equipment and Engineering
1980 - 1981
Other Experience1 - 12 of 12
American Bar Association
University of Mississippi Alumni Association
Southwest Mississippi Community College Association
Phi Theta Kappa
Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association
Southwestern Mississippi Junior College Alumni Association
Mississippi Bar Association
American Trial Lawyers Association
5th Circuit Lawyers Association
Mississippi College Alumni Association
Phi Kappa Tau