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Harvey Michael Moore

Harvey Michael Moore

Practice areas:

Debt Collection, Commercial, Business, Contracts & Agreements, Debt & Lending Agreements, Real Estate

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About Me

Mr. Moore has practiced law in California for over 30 years and is rated "A-V" in the Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory.


 


As the principal of The Moore Law Group, Mr. Moore is responsible for all practice areas of the firm, including business transactions and litigation, the collection of consumer and commercial debt, and advising lenders, credit unions, debt buyers and collection agencies on debt collection related issues including compliance with state and federal laws impacting the debt collection industry and defending lawsuits brought under those laws.


 


Mr. Moore has been retained as an expert witness in a number of cases brought by consumers against collection agencies, collection law firms and credit grantors.


 


Mr. Moore is licensed to practice law in the state of California, and is admitted to practice in all United States District Courts located in California, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeal and the United States Supreme Court.


 


Mr. Moore is a 1981 graduate of both the UCLA School of Law and the UCLA Graduate School of Management and a 1977 graduate of the University of California, Berkeley.


 


Mr. Moore is presently the President-Elect of the National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys (NARCA). Prior to that he served five two-year terms as a Board Member. From 2012-2014, he was the Pillar Chair of the NARCA Educational Pillar, which includes the  NARCA  Educational Conference Advisory Committee, the Seminars and Workshops Committee and the Defense Bar. From 2012-2013, Mr. Moore was also the Pillar Chair of the NARCA Professional Standards Pillar, which includes the Grievance Committee and Professional Standards Committee (and the Ethical Collection Practices subcommittee). Mr. Moore has also chaired the NARCA Amicus Briefs Committee and Laws and Legislation Committee, Task Force on Debtor/Consolidator Scams and Fraud, and has served on a number of other Committees and Subcommittees.  


 


Mr. Moore is also a Founding Board Member and past-President of the California Creditors Bar Association. 


 


Mr. Moore has spoken to numerous conferences and groups throughout the country on a variety of topics including Debtor and Consolidator Scams, the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the Legislative and Administrative Enforcement Agendas in the Credit Industry.


 


Mr. Moore has been published in three notable collection industry publications:  Credit Card Management Magazine, December 2004 Volume 17/Number 10 “Fighting the Debtor Scams”; Debt Buyers Association Member Newsletter, 4th Quarter 2004 “Who’s Calling? The Impact of the TCPA and the Joseph v. J.J MacIntyre case on Automated Dialers and FDCPA Practices”; Collections and Credit Risk Magazine, December 2005 Volume 10/Number 12, “No Place To Hide.”

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1981

  1. Debt Collection: 90%
  2. Commercial: 5%
  3. Business: 2%
  4. Real Estate: 1%
  5. Other: 2%
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Contact Info

The Moore Law Group, APC

3710 S. Susan Street
Suite 210
Santa Ana, CA, 92704

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive198108/20/2015

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
American Jurisprudence AwardN/AN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PresidentThe Moore Law Group2008 - Present
PrincipalBidna & Keys, APLC1986 - 2008

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association of Retail Collection AttorneysPresident-Elect2014 - Present
California Creditors Bar AssociationPresident2008 - 2010
California Creditors Bar AssociationBoard Member2005 - 2008
California Creditors Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
National Association of Retail Collection AttorneysBoard Member2004 - 2014
American Collectors AssociationMember2003 - 2013
National Association of Retail Collection AttorneysMember2000 - Present
Orange County Bankruptcy ForumBoard of Directors1988 - 1989
Orange County Bankruptcy ForumTreasurer1988 - 1989
Orange County Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Los Angeles School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
University of California, Los Angeles, Graduate School of BusinessN/AM.B.A.1981
University of California - BerkeleyN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1977

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Orange County Bar AssociationWhen Bankruptcy and Family Law Collide1994
VariousDebtor Scams and Consumer FraudN/A
NARCAFACT ACT/ FCRAN/A
NARCADebtor Scams and Consumer FraudN/A
Debt Buyers AssociationArbitration v. LitigationN/A
ACA MAPDebtor Scams and Consumer FraudN/A
ABA National ConferenceCongressional Legislative Agenda Impacting Debt CollectionN/A