Rachel J. Moore
Partner
Phone:
205-250-6640
Fax:
205-328-7234

Staff:
Dana Lindsey
Phone:
205-795-6546
E-Mail:

Education

  • University of Alabama, 1988, Bachelor of Arts (Graduate, magna cum laude; President's List; Member, Alpha Lambda Delta, Gamma Beta Phi, Golden Key Society, Arts and Sciences Executive Committee)
  • Samford University Cumberland School of Law, 1991, J.D. (Graduate, magna cum laude; Member, Cumberland Law Review; Cordell Hull Teaching Fellow; Member, Trial Advocacy Board; Curia Honoris)
  • Rachel Moore is an accomplished attorney with more than 25 years of legal experience who focuses her practice at Christian & Small on construction, commercial and banking litigation matters. Licensed to practice in Alabama since 1992, her experience includes preparing mechanics’ and materialmans’ liens and bond claims, and drafting and negotiating construction contracts. She also tries complex cases and arbitrations; negotiates and prepares forbearance and other “work-out” types of agreements; handles foreclosures, redemptions, judicial foreclosure actions and deficiency actions, prepares state and federal court appellate briefs and petitions, and presents appellate oral arguments.

    Rachel practices in all state and federal courts in the state of Alabama, including the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and holds an AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell. She is a member of the American Bar Association, as well as the Birmingham Bar Association – where she serves in the Bankruptcy/Commercial Law Section, the Women Lawyers Section, and on the Fee Arbitration Committee.

    PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
    • American Bar Association (ABA): Member
    • Alabama State Bar: Member
    • Birmingham Bar Association: Member, Bankruptcy/Commercial Law Section; Member, Fee Arbitration Committee; Member, Women Lawyers Section
    • Herbert W. Peterson National Trial Team Competition: Judge/Scorer, Cumberland School of Law
    • Cumberland School of Law Mock Interviews: Interviewer
    • Jefferson State Community College: Part-time faculty of Community and Corporate Education Department, Paralegal Studies (2007-2008)
    • Birmingham Children’s Theater: Trustee Board; formerly Past First-, Second-, and Third Vice President
    • Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce: Past Moderator for Municipal Election Forum; Past Ambassador; Member, Scholarship Committee®
    • Muscular Dystrophy Association: Volunteer
    AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
    • AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
    PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS
    • Presenter, Construction Contracts – An Ounce of Prevention: Lien and Bond Claims, Construction Law from A to Z, Sterling Education Services
    • Presenter, Getting the Judgment and How to Collect, Collection Law: The Good, the Bad and the Profitable, Lorman Education Services
    • Presenter, Lien and Bond Claims – Jumping Through the Hoops, National Credit Managers’ Seminar
    • Guest Speaker, The Pros and Cons of Living Wills and Planning for the Future, First United Methodist Church Trussville
    • Panelist, Cumberland School of Law’s Pinstripes to Pearls, Birmingham Bar Association Women Lawyers Section
    • Guest Speaker, Construction Law, “The Attorneys” television show
    Admissions
  • Alabama
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit