David Douglas Moore

David Douglas Moore

Earwood, Moore, Carpenter & Guy, PLLC
  • Personal Injury, Family Law, Municipal Law
  • North Carolina, Tennessee
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David is a founding partner and a trial lawyer with a focus on Misdemeanor Crimes, Traffic Matters, DWI, DSS Parent Representation, General Civil Litigation, Family Law, Elder Law, Child Custody, Divorce and Separation, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability. He is a native of Jackson County, NC where he attended Cullowhee and Smoky Mountain High Schools. David is a graduate of Appalachian State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. He received his law degree from the University of Memphis. He passed the Tennessee Bar in 2000, initially concentrating his practice in medical malpractice and nursing home negligence defense. Additionally, David has extensive experience representing victims of Domestic Violence and, when needed, obtaining protective orders. He represents the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in various Indian Child Welfare Act cases on a conflict basis in North Carolina and in Tennessee. He has previously represented the Graham County Department of Social Services and is currently the Assistant Agency Attorney for the Haywood County Department of Social Services. David is admitted to practice law in Tennessee and North Carolina, the United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Tennessee, the Western District of North Carolina, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, United States Tax Court, and the Tribal Court for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Tennessee Bar Association and the North Carolina Bar Association. Community and Humanitarian work is important to David including volunteer efforts in Bosnia-Herzegovina, serving as past President of REACH of Jackson County, Inc., as Chairman of the Good Samaritan Clinic of Jackson County Inc., President of the Bosnian Community Farm Initiative, Inc., Chancellor of United Methodist Camp Tekoa and current member of the Rotary Club of Sylva.

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Family Law
  • Municipal Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Indian Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
North Carolina
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Tennessee
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Tribal Court for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Assistant Agency Attorney
Haywood County Department of Social Services
Current
Attorney
The Law Office of David D. Moore
- Current
Attorney
Macon County Department of Social Services
- Current
Managing Partner
Earwood, Moore, Carpenter & Guy, PLLC
- Current
Backup Attorney
Jackson County DSS
- Current
Assistant Attorney
Haywood County Health and Human Services Agency
- Current
Attorney
EBCI Domestic Violence Program
- Current
Attorney
EBCI in ICWA matters:
- Current
Attorney
Village of Forest Hills
- Current
Attorney
Earwood & Moore, PLLC
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Attorney
Coward, Hicks and Siler, P.A
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Attorney
Graham County DSS
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Attorney
Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, PC
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Attorney
Leitner, Williams, Dooley & Napolitan, PLLC
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Education
University of Memphis School of Law
J.D. (2000)
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Appalachian State University
B.A. (1994) | Political Science
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Professional Associations
Tennessee State Bar # 020901
Member
Current
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American Bar Association
Member
Current
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North Carolina State Bar # 36016
Member
Current
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Domestic Violence Committee of the ABA Section of Family Law
Vice Chair
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
559 W Main St
Sylva, NC 28779
USA
Telephone: (828) 339-1010