Criminal Defense

Aggressive Representation. Effective Defense Strategy.

Our attorneys understand that good people make mistakes and sometimes individuals are falsely accused. Simply because someone is charged with a criminal offense does not mean that they are a bad person or will be convicted. For that reason, The Moore Law Firm focuses on ensuring that our clients are treated fairly and all of their rights are protected. From the moment we first speak to you, our attorneys begin to put together an effective defense strategy to attack the criminal charges. The Moore Law Firm is well known for the manner in which its attorneys passionately advocate on behalf of clients.

The Moore Law Firm Difference

With so many criminal defense attorneys, why should you choose The Moore Law Firm? Experience. Results. Dedication. These three qualities are what separate The Moore Law Firm from other criminal defense firms. Choosing a knowledgeable and compassionate criminal defense attorney will be a decision you do not regret.

Unmatched Criminal Defense Experience.

The attorneys at The Moore Law Firm, PLLC have extensive experience in virtually every aspect of criminal law. With The Moore Law Firm, PLLC on your side, you will be provided with the highest level of representation.

Jerry D. Moore, The Moore Law Firm, PLLC's lead criminal defense attorney, is a former Prosecuting Attorney and Circuit Judge. Jared T. Moore is an outstanding trial attorney who challenges the prosecution at every level and leaves no stone unturned. With such extensive experience, The Moore Law Firm, PLLC is able to provide exceptional representation in defending your case. Your case will be aggressively defended from beginning to end. We analyze each and every piece of evidence that will be used against you. Then, we analyze it again.

Our attorneys regularly appear in court and interact with prosecutors, law enforcement officers, and court personnel. The Moore Law Firm uses its experience to provide clients with superior representation and exceptional results.

Successful Results Throughout West Virginia.

Throughout our decades of experience, we have tried many high profile jury cases throughout West Virginia with successful results. At The Moore Law Firm, PLLC, we have consistently obtained acquittals, dismissals, and reduced charges and sentences. We are able to provide positive results for our clients through our extensive experience and unique defense strategies.

We handle criminal matters in circuit court, magistrate court, and municipal court. No matter what type of criminal offense or where the charge is pending, we have one goal in mind - ensuring our clients are treated fairly and all of their rights are protected.

Dedicated to Serving Our Clients' Needs

One of the distinguishing aspects of The Moore Law Firm is client interaction. We keep in constant contact with our clients and give them regular updates on the status of their case. Our attorneys are very responsive to calls, e-mails, and other correspondences. The Moore Law Firm understands that clients can be confused and overwhelmed by criminal charges. That is why we take the time to explain the process and answer all questions.

We inform our clients what to expect at every stage. Our attorneys lay out the options and make recommendations on the best course of action. We carefully explain the possible consequences and risks of each decision. This allows our clients to make informed decision, which results in better outcomes.

Every time we accompany a client into a courtroom, our attorneys are fully prepared. The Moore Law Firm performs a thorough investigation and conducts extensive research into technical aspects of the criminal procedure to ensure that all of your rights are protected. If law enforcement violated a right or procedure, we will fight hard to ensure that the appropriate steps are taken.

You Want The Moore Law Firm On Your Side

When charged with a criminal offense, you need an experienced and hard-working criminal defense attorney. At The Moore Law Firm, PLLC, we are devoted to providing aggressive representation to those individuals charged with criminal offenses. We strive to achieve the best possible results for our clients.

We have experience in the following types of West Virginia criminal offenses:


  • Assault
  • Battery
  • Battery on an Officer
  • Brandishing a Deadly Weapon
  • Conspiracy
  • Destruction of Property
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Domestic Assault (1st and 2nd Offense)
  • Domestic Battery(1st and 2nd Offense)
  • Driving While Revoked/Suspended
  • DUI
  • Embezzlement
  • Extortion
  • Fleeing
  • Fraudulent Schemes
  • Obstructing an Officer
  • Obtaining Money, Property and Services by False Pretenses
  • Petit Larceny
  • Possession of Controlled Substance
  • Possession of Marijuana
  • Public Intoxication
  • Receiving or Transferring Stolen Goods
  • Sexual Offenses
  • Shoplifting (1st and 2nd Offense)
  • Stalking/Harassment
  • Trespass
  • Underage Consumption


  • Armed Robbery
  • Arson
  • Attempted Murder
  • Breaking and Entering
  • Burglary
  • Conspiracy
  • Domestic Assault (3rd Offense)
  • Domestic Battery (3rd Offense)
  • Entering without Breaking
  • Fleeing While DUI
  • Forgery
  • Fraudulent Use of Access Device
  • Grand Larceny
  • Kidnapping
  • Malicious Assault
  • Manslaughter
  • Murder
  • Possession of Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver
  • Sexual Offenses
  • Shoplifting (3rd Offense)
  • Terroristic Threats
  • Unlawful Assault
  • Uttering
  • Wanton Endangerment

Click here to read Criminal Charges in the City of Morgantown Municipal Court

Contact an Aggressive and Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney

To schedule a meeting with an experienced criminal defense attorney, please complete our online intake form or call 304-358-0318.

Appointments are scheduled at your convenience.

Off-site meetings are available upon request.