Donald C. Moore, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Cincinnati, OH

The Moore Law Firm
 | 1060 Nimitzview Drive, Suite 200
Cincinnati, OH 45230
Phone: 513-232-2000
Fax: 513-232-0700
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1980
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Attorney Donald C. Moore Jr. is the founder of The Moore Law Firm in Cincinnati, Ohio. Working alongside his son, attorney Daniel N. Moore, Mr. Moore serves plaintiff clients throughout Ohio and Kentucky who have personal injury or wrongful death claims resulting from a preventable accident caused by someone else's negligent, careless or unlawful actions.

Throughout the course of his more than 38 years in practice, Mr. Moore has helped secure millions of dollars in settlements and jury verdicts for his clients, earning his membership in the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum and solidifying his reputation as one of the leading trial advocates in the region as well as the country.

Listed in The National Registry of Who's Who, Mr. Moore holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, and he has received a Superb rating from Avvo. In addition, he also received the Distinguished Practitioner in Residence award from the Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law in 2010, a Top 100 High Stakes Litigators designation from America's Top 100 in 2017, and Achieved Diplomate Status in The National College of Advocacy's Achievement Recognition Program in 2018.

A 1976 graduate of the University of Cincinnati, Mr. Moore attended Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1979. The Ohio State Bar Association admitted him to practice the following year, and he is also licensed to practice in Kentucky as well as before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of Ohio, the Eastern District of Kentucky, the U.S. Supreme Court, and the U.S. District Court of South Carolina.

A leader in his field, Mr. Moore has served as president in addition to other leadership roles in that field. Further, he has served with the Ohio Association for Justice, and he has served on the Board of Trustees of the Cincinnati Bar Association, where he also chaired the Tort and Insurance Committee. He is the former president of the Clermont County Bar Association and is a member of The American Association for Justice and the Kentucky Justice Association, among his other professional affiliations.

Mr. Moore regularly serves as judge for the Cincinnati Bar Association and Clermont County Bar Association Mock Trial Competitions as well as the August A. Rendigs, Jr., National Product Liability Moot Court Competition. He also serves on the Board of Advisers of Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law Advocacy Institute, and he routinely volunteers his time and services with the Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (60%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (30%): Medical Malpractice

Personal Injury - Products (10%): Products Liability

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 12 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2019

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About Donald Moore, Jr.

Admitted: 1980, Ohio

Professional Webpage: https://www.moorelaw.com/Attorney-Profiles/Donald-C-Moore-Jr...

Honors/Awards:

  • Top 25 Medical Malpractice Trial Lawyer's Association, 2019
  • America's Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys, 2019
  • Diplomate Status in The National College of Advocacy's Achievement Recognition Program, American Association for Justice, 2018
  • National Registry of Who’s Who, multiple editions
  • Distinguished Practitioner in Residence, Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University, 2010
  • Kentucy Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Award, 2014
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Ohio Super Lawyers, 2008-2018
  • AVVO - highest rating for attorneys
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rating
  • The Best Lawyers in America List, 2015-2019
  • Secretary of Ohio Association for Justice, Distinguished Service Award, 2010
  • America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators, 2018
  • Fellow of the Ohio Association for Justice Award, 2015

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Commercial Pilot Certificate (FAA), Don has also attained his Recreational, Private Pilot, and Instrument Pilot Certificates (all FAA) in prior years. Further, he has earned complex and high-performance aircraft endorsements., 2018

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Federal Courts for the Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Federal Courts for the Southern District of Ohio
  • Kentucky
  • Ohio
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Hamilton County Courts, Chairman in Arbitrations
  • Clermont County Courts, Judge Pro Tem, Arbitration Chairman
  • Kentucky Justice Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Potter Stewart American Inn of Court
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Ohio Association for Justice, President-elect, 2012
  • Mentor for Chase College of Law , 2012
  • Ohio Association for Justice,Board of Trustees - 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Northern Kentucky Chase College of Law, Board of Advisors, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Ohio Association for Justice, President, 2013
  • Ohio Association for Justice, Vice President, 2011
  • Ohio Association for Justice, Immediate Past-President, 2014
  • Ohio Association for Justice, Secretary, 2009
  • Ohio Association for Justice, Treasurer, 2010
  • Mentor for The Supreme Court of Ohio, Lawyer to Lawyer Mentoring Program, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Cincinnati Bar Association, Board of Trustees - 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011; Tort & Insurance Committee, Chairman, 2005 -2006
  • Clermont County Bar Association, President, 2008
  • Clermont County Bar Association, Board of Trustees - 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008,
  • Potter Stewart Inns of Court, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Judge, August A. Rendigs, Jr., National Product Liability Moot Court Competition
  • Salmon P Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University Board of Advisors, Advocacy Institute
  • Judge, Cincinnati Bar Association and Clermont County Bar Association Mock Trial Competitions
  • Volunteer Lawyers’ Project, Cincinnati Bar Association and Legal Society Aid of Greater Cincinnati
  • Long time participate in Volunteer Lawyers Project for the Poor, representing the poor in Hamilton and Clermont County, Ohio.  

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Presentation to Hospital Nurses, Romanian Pediatric Hospital, "Status of Medical Malpractice as it Pertains to Nursing in the United States" - Spitalul de Pediatrie, Str. Dacia, Nr. 1, PITESTI, Romania, 2001
  • Presentation to all physicians, Romanian Pediatric Hospital "Status of United States Medical Malpractice Law", Spitalul de Pediatrie, Str. Dacia, Nr. 1, PITESTI, Romania, 2001
  • Speaker, University Of Panama Latina, 2011
  • Taught a Professionalism, Ethics & Substance Abuse Seminar program at the Ohio Association for Justice (OAJ) Convention in Columbus, May 14 and May 15, 2009. Title of presentation was "Civility for the Civil Lawyer."
  • Potter Stewart Inns of Court, Cincinnati, OH, February 17, 2009, Plaintiff Mediation Powerpoint
  • Testified before the Ohio House Insurance Committee on House Bill 23, March 25, 2009 Columbus, OH
  • Testified before the Ohio Senate Judiciary-Civil Justice Committee on Senate Bill 86, June 17, 2009 Columbus, OH
  • Cincinnati Bar Association, Presented Workers Comp Presentation, March 12, 2009
  • AFTLA/FJA Annual Workhorse Seminar  “Multimedia Mediation Presentation” February 17, 2010
  • Northern Kentucky University Chase College of Law, Plaintiffs Practice and Pizza, The Perfect Pair, March 2, 2010
  • Testified before the Ohio Senate Judiciary-Civil Justice Committee on Senate Bill 86, February 24, 2010 Columbus, OH
  • Served as the Chase College of Law Center for Excellence in Advocacy's Distinguished Practitioner in Residence for 2010
  • Professionalism and Ethics, Clermont County Bar Association - November 18, 2010
  •  Focus Group Presentation, Inns of Court - Convener - March 15, 2011
  • Cross Examination, Inns of Court - Speaker - October 18, 2011
  • OAJ update, Southwest Ohio Trial Lawyers Association - Speaker - October 20, 2011
  • Speaker, Practical Personal Injury 101, Ohio Association for Justice, 2012
  • 1 hour CLE on effective presentation of a demand settlement package., Presenter/Speaker, No Excuses Demand Package, Ohio Assoc. Justice, Park City, Utah
  • Testified before Ohio House Judiciary Committee opposing bill to limit the Ohio AG from contracting with private attorneys for specialized litigation, Witness/Expert, 2013
  • Presenter/Lecturer, Wayne State University Sinai Grace Hospital Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds.   "Sued? Now What..." , 2017
  • Speaker, Southwest Ohio Trial Lawyers Association, HB 238, 2013
  • Speaker, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association 49th Annual Institute, No Excuses Demand Package, 2013
  • Speaker, Southwest Ohio Trial Lawyers Association, Show and Tell: Mediations, 2015
  • Speaker, West Virginia Association for Justice, Civility for Civil Lawyer, 2013
  • Speaker, Miami Valley Trial Lawyers, OAJ "Justice", 2013
  • Lecturer, Michigan College of Emergency Physicians-Malpractrice Risk Reduction in the ED, "To Err is Human" and Mock Deposition with Debriefing, 2013
  • Presidential speech, Ohio Association for Justice, 2013
  • Speaker, Inns of Court, Cross Examination 2011, 2012
  • Speaker, Clermont County Bar Association, Presentation Links & Learn, 2012
  • Speaker, Southwest Ohio Trial Lawyers Association, OAJ update, 2011
  • Inns of Court-Convener, Focus Group Presentation, 2011
  • Presentation to Surgeons, Romanian District Hospital, "Status of Surgery Medical Malpractice Claims in the United States" - Spitalul Judetean Arges Aleea Spitalului No. 1, PITESTI, Romania, 2001

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Don successfully prosecuted and settled a trucking case involving burns to a client whose vehicle was struck by tractor-trailer truck in 2017. Confidential multimillion dollar settlement., 2017

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Multiple multimillion dollar settlements and judgements in personal injury and wrongful death cases
  • Hosted the Moore Law public service TV show on Fox19. Took on-air questions from callers on a variety of legal subjects, every week for more than 2 years. 2012, 2013, 2014.

Educational Background:

  • University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, 1976
Office Location for Donald C. Moore, Jr.

1060 Nimitzview Drive
Suite 200
Cincinnati, OH 45230

Phone: 513-232-2000

Fax: 513-232-0700

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Last Updated: 4/16/2019

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