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130 North Court Ave
Memphis TN 38103
Fax: 901.524.5024

Admitted to Practice

Tennessee, 2010

United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, 2012

Bar Admissions

National Bar Association, Ben F. Jones Chapter

American Bar Association

Tennessee Bar Association

Memphis Bar Association

Melisa Moore's practice focuses on the areas of insurance defense, workers’ compensation, personal injury, Section 1983 Civil Rights litigation, and commercial and business litigation. Before joining the firm as an associate in 2011, she practiced law at a regional insurance defense firm in Memphis. Ms. Moore graduated from the University of Memphis Law School in December of 2009 and received her undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee at Martin in 2006. 



While in law school, Ms. Moore was a staff member for the University of Memphis Law Review and worked as a research assistant for Professor Robert Banks. She was also an active member in the Christian Legal Society and Black Law Students Association. Ms. Moore is a native of Memphis, Tennessee and graduate of Trezevant High School. 

Education

  • University of Memphis (J.D., 2009), cum laude; Staff Member, University of Memphis Law Review
  • University of Tennessee at Martin (B.A., 2006), summa cum laude

Professional Honors and Activities

  • Named a Super Lawyers Rising Star (2016-2017)
  • Top 40 Under 40, Memphis Business Journal (2014)
  • Board Member, Freedom From Unnecessary Negatives (F.F.U.N.), Secretary (2017-present)
  • National Association of Professional Women (2014 - present)
  • Board of Directors, Community Legal Center (2013 - 2017)
  • Trial Academy, Memphis Bar Association (2013)
  • Leadership Forum, Memphis Bar Association (Class of 2013)
  • Tennessee Association for Justice Member (2010 – present)
  • Attorney Mentor, Ben Hooks Chapter, National Bar Association (2010 - present)
  • CALI Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy (2009)
  • Who’s Who Among America’s College Students (2009)
  • Staff Member, University of Memphis Law Review (2008-2009)
  • Recipient, Cecil C. Humphreys Fellowship (2007-2009)
  • Quarter Finalist, Freshman Moot Court
  • Recipient, Tennessee Board of Regents Fellowship
  • Participant, Howard Law School Study Abroad Program, Cape Town, South Africa

Community Involvement

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of The Mid-South, Inc., Big Sister Mentor (2012 - present)
  • Founding Board Member of Memphis Merit Charter School
  • Board Member and Secretary of F.F.U.N. (Freedom from Unnecesary Negatives)
  • Former Board Member of the Community Legal Center
  • Former Mentor for the Memphis Grizzlies Academy Mentoring Program