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Rick L. Moore graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1972 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. He obtained his Doctor of Jurisprudence in 1975, from the University of Tennessee, and returned to his home town of Tullahoma, Tennessee, practicing law since 1975. He has been admitted to practice in Tennessee State and Federal Courts, as well as the United States Supreme Court.
Mr. Moore is a member of the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association, where he has served numerous terms as a member of the Board of Governors, Lawyers Involved for Tennessee, American Association for Justice, the Public Justice Foundation, Circle of Advocates, Tennessee Supreme Court Historical Society, Tennessee Bar Association, as well as the local Coffee County Bar Association.
With over forty years of experience, Mr. Moore is a leading personal injury and workers’ compensation attorney known for his aggressive representation and altruistic business philosophies. An AVVO/10.0/10.0 rated lawyer and namesake of Moore, Hedges, and Proffitt, he has cultivated a reputation for himself as an attorney that clients can trust to vigorously protect their rights, earning him recognition from numerous organizations, including the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, 10 Best Client Satisfaction Award 2016-2017, National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, nationally ranked top 10 Attorney Award, 2016-2017, National Institute of Personal Institute Attorneys, Moore & Hedges Client Satisfaction Award 2016, the National Trial Lawyers Top 100— Civil Plaintiff 2015-2017, and AVVO Clients’ Choice Award 2017, Distinguished Lawyer Designation from the Expert Network which is conferred upon the Top 3% of lawyers in the U.S.
Mr. Moore served as Coffee County Juvenile Court Judge, 1980-1983, and as City Prosecutor for the City of Tullahoma, 1984, both of which were part-time positions.
Since 2005, he has served as an Ombudsman volunteer with the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), and was presented the Seven Seals Award for meritorious leadership and initiative in support of the men and women who serve America in the National Guard and Reserves.
Mr. Moore is a Life Member of Sigma Chi fraternity, a former Eagle Scout, and member of the Order of the Arrow. Rick is active in Tullahoma community and church activities, especially those involving underprivileged youth. Rick’s hobby is coaching youth soccer teams, and he is proud to have earned a C License in 1995 from the United States Soccer Federation.
Mr. Moore maintains a civil law practice with an emphasis on personal injury and workers’ compensation.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Distinguished Lawyer Designation||Expert Network||2017|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers||2017|
|Top 10 Attorney Award||National Academy Of Personal Injury Attorneys||2017|
|Top 10 Attorney Award||National Academy Of Personal Injury Attorneys||2016|
|10 Best Client Satisfaction Award||American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys||2016|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers||2016|
|10 Best Under 40||American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys||2016|
|Seven Seals Award||National Committee For Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve||2015|
|Partner||Law Offices of Rick L Moore||1975 - 2015|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys||Member-10 Best||2016 - Present|
|The National Trial Lawyers Top 100||member||2015 - Present|
|Circle of Advocates||member||2010 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||member||1984 - Present|
|Lawyers Involved For Tennessee (LIFT)||member||1982 - Present|
|Tenn Association For Justice||member||1975 - Present|
|Tennessee Bar Association||member||1975 - Present|
|Tennessee Association for Justice||Board of Directors||1995 - 2005|
|University of Tennessee||JD - Juris Doctor||1975|
|University of Tennessee||BS - Bachelor of Science||1972|
|Annual Training Session||Role play of Ombudsman under USERRA Act||2015|
|Coffee County Bar Association||Essentials - Post 7-1-2014 Workers Compensation Law||2014|
|Holder v Wilson Sporting Goods Co, 723 S.W.2d104 ( Tenn.1987)||Judgment for the employee was upheld by Tenn. Supreme Crt|
|Arnold v Tyson Foods ,614 S.W.2d43 Tenn.1981)||Tennessee Supreme Crt upheld judgment for the injured employee.|
|Brown v City of Manchester, 722 S.W.2d 394 (Tenn.App.1986)||The court of appeals reversed the Summary Judgment granted to City.|
|Nevill v City of Tullahoma,756 SW 2d226 (Tenn. 1988)||Tenn. Supreme Crt. reversed in favor of our client, the City.|
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