Strong Legal Advocacy in Morgantown
Jerry Moore Photo

Jerry D. Moore

  • Profile
  • Credentials
Bio

Jerry has experience that is matched by few other attorneys. For over 40 years, he has been litigating cases and knows the courtroom as well as anyone. Jerry has successfully tried more than 100 cases and argued before the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals. After 22 years in public service as a prosecuting attorney and circuit judge, Jerry returned to private practice where he handles serious and complex criminal defense, wrongful death, estate litigation, and other civil matters.

Battle-tested and trusted, Jerry’s clients rely upon him when the stakes are highest. Jerry excels at understanding people’s needs and focuses his efforts on meeting those needs. His common-sense approach and down-to-earth personality may surprise you when talking with him about your case, but once you see him in the courtroom, you will understand why he is one of those most sought-after attorneys in the area.

Education

  • West Virginia University College of Law, Morgantown, West Virginia
  • West Virginia University
    • A.B. Political Science - 1974
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa

Representative Cases

  • State v. Critzer, 167 W. Va. 655, 280 S.E.2d 288 (1981) (obtaining money by false pretenses)
  • Keller v. Hartman, 175 W. Va. 418, 333 S.E.2d 89 (1985) (prescriptive easement)
  • Wimer v. Hinkle, 180 W. Va. 660, 379 S.E.2d 383 (1989) (admissibility of decedent’s statement under Deadman’s Act)
  • Warner v. Warner, 183 W. Va. 90, 394 S.E.2d 74 (1990) (duress and undue influence in property settlement agreement)
  • Bland v. Bland, 182 W. Va. 686, 391 S.E.2d 376 (1990) (partition of real estate)
  • Dottie S. v. Christopher S., 185 W. Va. 467, 408 S.E.2d 46 (1991) (child custody)
  • Kimble v. Kimble, 186 W. Va. 147, 411 S.E.2d 472 (1991) (valuation of marital property)
  • Fraley v. Family Dollar Stores of Marlinton, W. Virginia, Inc., 188 W. Va. 35, 422 S.E.2d 512 (1992) (forfeiture of lease)
  • Simmons v. Comer, 190 W. Va. 350, 438 S.E.2d 530 (1993) (child custody)
  • State ex rel. McClanahan v. Hamilton, 189 W. Va. 290, 430 S.E.2d 569 (1993) (prosecutorial disqualification)
  • Rock v. Rock, 201 W. Va. 374, 497 S.E.2d 351 (1997) (child custody)
Employment

Current Employment Position

  • Attorney

Past Positions

  • Mental Hygiene Commissioner, 1982 to 1988
  • Prosecuting Attorney, Pendleton County, 1988 to 2008
  • Circuit Judge, 22nd Judicial Circuit, 2008 to 2010
  • Chairman, Allegheny Bancshares, 2006 to 2008
  • Board of Directors, Allegheny Bancshares, 1987 to 2006
  • Vice-Chairman Pendleton County Democrat Executive Committee, 1982 to 2008
Licenses
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of West Virginia
  • West Virginia 1977

Why Choose Us?

We will make sure your case is handled compassionately and your voice is heard.
  • Customized Strategies

    We create tailored strategies based on the specific needs of our clients.

  • Personalized Attention

    We are dedicated to providing personalized attention to each and every client.

  • Client Dedication

    We will go the extra mile to protect the rights of our clients.

  • Decades of Experience

    Our Skilled Litigators have over 45 combined years of legal experience.

We Will Fight for You

Schedule a Free Initial Consultation 
  • Please enter your first name.
  • Please enter your last name.
  • Please enter your phone number.
    This isn't a valid phone number.
  • Please enter your email address.
    This isn't a valid email address.
  • Please make a selection.
  • Please enter a message.