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Michael Hardie Moore

Michael Hardie Moore

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Juvenile, Immigration, Business

About Me

Michael Moore has extensive experience in adult and juvenile criminal law, both as a prosecutor and as a defense attorney.  He worked for the Harris County District Attorney's Office for over nine years, where we worked in misdemeanor, felony, and juvenile district courts.  During his time with Harris County, Mr. Moore was a chief court prosecutor and a section chief.  He is a recognized expert in Texas truancy law, having trained prosecutors, judges, and school officials all over Harris County.  In addition to criminal law, Mr. Moore has experience in asylum law and nonprofit organization law.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rice University and obtained his law degree from the Southern Methodist University School of Law in Dallas.  Mr. Moore is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.  When not at work, he enjoys playing soccer, flying small airplanes, and being an active member of Houston's Jewish community.

Mr. Moore is an active member in good standing of the Texas State Bar.


Languages Spoken: English, Portuguese, Spanish, Yiddish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2001

  1. Criminal Defense: 85%
    14 years
  2. Juvenile: 10%
    13 years
  3. Immigration: 3%
    14 years
  4. Business: 2%
    14 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Erica Dominguez

    Michael is well versed in the law and is always looking out for the best interest of his clients. I would recommend Michael to anyone who is looking for a hard working, honest lawyer, who was also a former prosecutor, so knows exactly what to look for in your defense!


    Erica Dominguez Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact Info

P.O. Box 920552
Houston, TX, 77292-0552



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200108/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerThe Law Office of Michael Moore2010 - Present
Assistant District AttorneyHarris County District Attorney's Office2001 - 2010


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)N/A2001