Attorney Profile

Mr. Moore has practiced real estate law and property litigation for more than thirty years. He has extensive experience with real estate acquisitions and dispositions, mortgage lending, real estate loan workouts and foreclosures, land use and zoning, real estate litigation, quiet title, slander of title and title insurance issues. Mr. Moore has tried over twenty real estate cases in the Utah courts. Mr. Moore is the past chairman of Ray Quinney & Nebeker’s Real Estate Section, a former member of the Firm’s Management Committee, and a former chair of the Real Estate Section of the Utah State Bar.

Mr. Moore has been recognized in Chambers USA in Real Estate (Band 3).  He has been included on the list of The Best Lawyers in America in Real Estate Law and was recognized by Best Lawyers as Lawyer of the Year in Litigation – Real Estate (2015). He maintains an AV Preeminent (5.0) rating with Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating awarded to attorneys for professional competence and ethics.  Mr. Moore has also been selected for inclusion in Mountain States Super Lawyers (2007-2017) in the category of Real Estate and was voted by his peers throughout the state as one of Utah’s “Legal Elite,” as published in Utah Business Magazine (2006-2014, 2016-2017).

Education

Columbia Law School, J.D., 1980

  • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar

Brigham Young University, B.A., Economics, 1977

  • magna cum laude

Admitted to Practice

  • Utah State Bar

Affiliations / Memberships

  • Fellow, American College of Mortgage Attorneys
  • Chair, Real Property Section of the Utah State Bar 2001-2002
  • Member, Governmental Relations Committee of the Utah State Bar, 2000-2001

Publications / Presentations

  • Instructor in Real Estate Law University of Utah Graduate School of Business, 1988-1991
  • Lecturer on Utah Real Property Law BAR-BRI Utah Bar Review Course, 1987-1992
  • Speaker at National Business Institute 2012 Seminar on “Curing Title Defects”
  • Speaker on “Real Estate Lending and Foreclosures,” Utah State Bar 2000 Annual Meeting
  • Speaker at National Business Institute 1998 Seminar on “Utah Foreclosure and Related Bankruptcy and Title Issues”
  • Speaker on “Creation, Priority and Foreclosure of Condominium PUD Assessment Liens” Real Property Section of Utah State Bar, 1998 Seminar
  • Speaker and Panelist at National Business Institute 1993 Seminar on “Property Foreclosures and Workouts”
  • Speaker at National Business Institute 1992 Seminar on “Real Estate Workouts”
  • Speaker on “Enforcement of Real Estate Loan Guarantees”, Real Property Section of Utah State Bar, 1991 Seminar on Property Law
  • Speaker and Panelist at National Business Institute 1989 Seminar on “Mortgage Foreclosures and Repossession in Utah”
  • Speaker and Panelist at National Mortgage Bankers Association 1989 Seminar on “Legal Issues in Income Property Construction Lending”
  • Speaker and Panelist on “Title Insurance Law” Real Property Section of Utah State Bar, 1987 Seminar on Title Insurance
  • Speaker at National Mortgage Bankers Association Convention, 1986, on “Recent Developments In Income Property Financing”
  • Instructor in Property Law, American Bankers Institute Law and Banking Courses, 1981-1984
  • Co-Chairman Committee to Revise Uniform Earnest Money Agreement, Real Property Section of Utah State Bar, Member Committee to Revise Uniform Real Estate Contract, Real Property Section of Utah State Bar, 1983-1984

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