Gale H. Moore

Top rated family law attorney in Largo, Florida

Gale Moore PA
Gale H. Moore
Gale Moore PA

Practice Areas: Family law; view more

Licensed in Florida since: 1993

Education: Stetson University College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022

Gale Moore PA

10410 Seminole Blvd.
Suite 3
Largo, FL 33773 Visit website

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Attorney Gale H. Moore is the founder and owner of the Law Office of Gale H. Moore, P.A., in Largo, Florida. Certified in marital and family law by The Florida Bar, Ms. Moore has more than 26 years of total legal experience.  She provides exceptional counsel and support to clients throughout Largo and the surrounding areas who are going through a divorce or have some other serious family law issue.

Among her impressive list of legal credentials, Ms. Moore also holds her certification in family law mediation from the Florida Supreme Court. Helping people resolve their differences and reach agreements through mediation is the most efficient and amicable manner possible.  Mediation also allows participants to resolve disputes without having to resort to costly, stressful and time-consuming court battles.

Attorney Moore also has extensive trial experience including years of service as an assistant public defender in Pinellas County.  Attorney Moore will not hesitate to take her clients' matters to court when necessary to help them achieve the favorable outcomes they expect and deserve. Along with maintaining a successful legal practice, Ms. Moore also has a history of providing services to those less fortunate in her community, whether through pro bono legal work, community service work or serving with community based organziations.

Recognized for her selfless contributions, she received the Clearwater Bar Foundation Award for Excellence in Pro Bono in 1999 and 2006.  She has earned other awards and honors from her peers, including the Canakaris Inn of Court's John C. Lenderman Award for Excellence in Family Law in 2015. She has also received Superb, 10 out of 10 client ratings on AVVO as well as many testimonials and referrals from her satisfied clients.

A 1990 graduate of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Ms. Moore attended Stetson University College of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor in 1993. While there, she served as teaching assistant for the family law program of Gulf-Coast Legal Services, Inc, and she received the Paul Barnard Award for clinical excellence her final year. She was also a member of the Phi Alpha Delta International Legal Honor Society.

Ms. Moore is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court. She has served as the chair of the Clearwater Bar Association's Family Law Section and the co-chair of the Collaborative Law Section as well as executive director of the Canakaris Family Law Inn of Court. She has also served on several of The Florida Bar's committees and sub-committees, and she has published articles and conducted lectures and seminars across the region on a variety of legal topics.

Practice areas

Family law

Focus areas

Alimony & spousal support, Child support, Custody & visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic violence, Name change, Paternity, Marital property, Mediation & collaborative law

  • 100% Family law

First Admitted: 1993, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.galehmoore.com/attorney-profile/

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Episcopal Relief and Development, Parish Representative
  • Center Against Spouse Abuse, 1999
  • Clearwater Bar Foundation – Pro Bono Participant, 1998 – Present
  • Phi Alpha Delta
  • Award presented by the Clearwater Bar Foundation for extraordinary efforts in providing pro bono legal services to the indigent of north Pinellas County, Clearwater Bar Foundation Award for Excellence in Pro Bono, 2006, Starkey Elementary Business Partner of the Year, 2007, Canakaris Inn of Court John C. Lenderman Award for Excellence in Family Law awarded to the family law attorney who demonstrates exemplary contributions to the family law profession, 2015, 1999
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Family Law Section’s Equitable Distribution Committee
  • Family Law Section’s Transmutation by Co-Mingling Sub-Committee
  • Family Law Section’s Marital Appreciation of Non-Marital Property Sub-Committee
  • Family Law Section’s Split Parenting Sub-Committee
  • Family Law Section’s Support Issues Committee
  • Family Law Section’s Rules & Forms Committee
  • Continuing Legal Education Committee
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1999
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1993
  • Clearwater Bar Association, Co-Chair of the Collaborative Section 2016-18; Clearwater Bar Association, Board of Directors 2009-2010; Clearwater Bar Association, Chair of the Family and Marital Law Section 2010-12; Canakaris Inns of Court, Executive Director 2018-2020; Florida Bar, Vice Chair 2011-2012 Continuing Legal Education Committee, 2009
  • Florida, 1993
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Justice Teaching Participant, Starkey Elementary, 2007 – 2010
Verdicts/Settlements:
  • C.P. v. State, 644 So.2d 6 (Fla 2nd DCA 1994)
  • State v. McGruder, 664 So.2d 1126 (Fla. 2nd DCA 1995)
  • Ferguson v. State, 693 So.2d 596 (Fla. 2nd DCA 1997)
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Florida Family Law Mediator
  • Board Certification in Marital and Family Law, the Florida Bar, 2014
Educational Background:
  • B.A. - Political Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1990
Honors/Awards:
  • The award was presented to Gale for proven excellence in family law by the Inn which is comprised of Judges and lawyers practicing family law in Pinellas County, Florida., John C. Lenderman Award for Excellence in Family Law, Canakaris Family Law Inn of Court, 2015
  • Paul Barnard Award for Clinical Excellence, 1993, Stetson University College of Law, Gulfport, Florida
  • This recognition was published in the Tampa Bay Times in 2017., Best of Tampa Bay Profile Series, Proactive Resources, 2017
Industry Groups:
  • Board Certified By The Florida Bar In Marital And Family Law
  • Board Of Directors 2010-2012 For The Largo/Mid-Pinellas Kiwanis Club
  • Canakaris Inns Of Court - Secretary 2013-2014
  • Chair Of The Marital And Family Law Section Of The Clearwater Bar Assn. 2010-2012
  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator
  • Vice-Chair Of The Continuing Legal Education Committee Of The Florida Bar 2010-2012

Office location for Gale H. Moore

10410 Seminole Blvd.
Suite 3
Largo, FL 33773

Phone: 727-584-2528

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3 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022

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