David R. Moore was born in Atlanta, Georgia in 1953. His undergraduate work was done at Georgia State University. Mr. Moore graduated from Atlanta Law School and began the practice of law in 1984. He was the Founding and Managing Partner of the Atlanta firm Melnick, Moore & Elliott for over a decade. He now holds the positions of Founder, Manager and Senior Partner of Peachtree Law Group. He was awarded the State Bar of Georgia President’s Cup in his two-term presidency of the South Fulton Bar Association for 1997-99. He is a Silver Member of Law Education Consortium. As President of the Fayette County Bar Association, he was awarded the State Bar of Georgia Best Newsletter Award in 2003, and again as President in 2013, he was awarded the Best Entry Award and the Award of Merit, for the entire State of Georgia.
He is a Sustaining Fellow of the Lawyer’s Foundation of Georgia. The invitation to membership in the Fellows Program is an honor that recognizes those lawyers whose public and private careers demonstrate outstanding legal abilities and a devotion to their communities and the highest standards of the profession. This honor is limited to 3% of the trial lawyers in the state.
Mr. Moore is a Life Member of the South Fulton Bar Association, and President of Fayette Bar Association in 2003 and 2013. He has served on the Board of Directors for Peachtree City Rotary, chairing the International Service Committee, serving on the Rotary International Annual Conference Committee and the Membership Development Committee. He has served on the Board of Directors for Fayette Chamber of Commerce, serving on the Governmental Affairs committee, Legislative committee and Chairman’s Roundtable. He has served on the Advisory Board for Untied Way of Fayette County, chairing the Financial Investment committee and Local Investment group, and serving on the Campaign committee.
Mr. Moore is a retired Atlanta Police Officer, and the only officer to ever earn all 3 awards, for Officer of the Year, Public Safety Employee of the Year and the Mayoral Award. Mr. Moore has served on the Board of Directors for Fulton County Career Technology Advisory Counsel two terms and been a Mock Trial Competition Instructor.
Mr. Moore decided cases for 12 years in Fulton State Court and Fulton Superior Court as an Arbitrator from 1989 to 2001. He has been representing clients in personal injury claims since 1984, and malpractice, both medical and legal, since 1987. He is married to Pam and has 4 children. Also, David Moore enjoys mission work and teaching Children’s Sunday School at New Hope Church in Fayetteville, GA.