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Christopher M. Moore
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Christopher M. Moore

Practice areas:

Family, Estate Planning

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1965

  1. Family: 65%
  2. Estate Planning: 35%

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Moore Bryan & Schroff LLP

21515 Hawthorne Blvd Ste 490
Torrance, CA, 90503

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StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive196505/25/2015

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2016
Lawyer of the Year in Family Law, Los Angeles CountyBest Lawyers in America2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2015
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2012
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2011
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2011
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2010
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2009
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2009
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2008
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2008
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2007
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2006
N/ASuper Lawyers2005
N/ASuper Lawyers2004
N/AState Bar of CaliforniaN/A
N/AState Bar of CaliforniaN/A

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
South Bay Bar Association (LA)President1985 - 1985
American College of Trust and Estate CounselFellowN/A
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersFellowN/A

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
State Bar Family Law NewsBring Back Divorce: A Modest (But Serious) Proposal to the Legislature2010
California Trusts and Estates Quarterly, State Bar of CaliforniaCalifornia’s Recent Experience with Premarital Agreements: A Practice Guide for the Future?2007
UCLA Estate Planning InstituteYour Client is Getting a Divorce: Selected Family Law Issues for Trusts & Estates Lawyers2004
California State Bar JournalSo Your Client is Getting a Divorce: Selected Family Law Issues for Estate Planning Lawyers2001
California Trusts and Estates Quarterly, State Bar of CaliforniaTransmutation of Separate Property to Community Property: Family Code §2640 Lays a Trap for the Unwary1999
Family Law News, State Bar of CaliforniaSelected Estate Planning Issues for Family Lawyers1996
Family Law News & Review, Los Angeles County Bar AssociationCarlson: Are We Asking the Right Question?1993
Family Law News & Review, Los Angeles County Bar AssociationPenalty-Free Distributions from Retirement Plans Before Age 59-1/2: A Window of Opportunity1990
Family Law News, State Bar of CaliforniaThe 'Qualifying Event': Avoiding Loss of Medical Insurance and COBRA Rights During Dissolution Proceedings1989
California Litigation No. 1All in the Family: Specialized Discovery Rules for Family Law Cases1989

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stanford UniversityN/AAB - Applied BaccalaureateN/A
Harvard University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
South Bay Bar AssociationThe Hit Parade: The Ten Most Common Mistakes on Crossover Issues2014
San Diego Estate Planning CounselA Few Things Estate Planning Professionals Need to Know About Family Law2012
Los Angeles County Bar Association Family Law SectionDivide and Conquer – Characterization, Valuation, and Division of Complex Assets2012
Southern California Tax and Estate Planning ForumThe Ins and Outs of Premarital Agreements, and Transmutation of Separate Property to Community Property: A Trap for the Unwary2010
California CPA SocietyWhat CPAs Need to Know about Trust & Estate Law2010
American College of Trust & Estate Counsel Annual MeetingPremarital Agreements: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly2006
Los Angeles County Bar Association Family Law SymposiumSignificant Crossover Issues2005
State Bar Annual MeetingWhen Death Meets Divorce: What Trusts & Estates Lawyers Need to Know about Family Law2004
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers 9th Trial Advocacy InstituteFiduciary Duty: An Underused Remedy?2002
U.S.C. Probate & Trust ConferenceWhat Trusts and Estates Lawyers Need to Know about Family Law2001
State Bar of California, Marital Property Planning SymposiumWhat Family Lawyers Need to Know about Trusts & Estates Law, and Vice Versa2001
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Trial Advocacy InstituteSecurity for Support in Case of Death2000
ACTEC Western Regional MeetingEstate Planning for the Migrating Client2000
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 1999 Trial Advocacy InstituteEvidentiary Issues and Problems Involving Transmutation1999
Los Angeles County Bar Association 18th Annual Child Custody ColloquiumCustody Litigation Alternatives and Cost Control1996