James Conklin Moore

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Title: Lawyer
Law Offices of James Moore
Location: Pittsford, New York, United States

James Conklin Moore, of the Law Offices of James Moore, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in Mediation and Arbitration.

Mr. Moore serves as an independent mediator and arbitrator for Harter, Seacrest & Emery LLP in addition to his private practice, after serving for many years as a partner and senior counsel. He is also a patron of the arts, and holds a seat on the board of governors for the Memorial Art Gallery, as well as the board of directors for the Arts and Cultural Council for Greater Rochester. Mr. Moore has appeared in the pages of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Law, Who’s Who in the East, and Who’s Who in the World.

Born in Albany, New York to James Alexander Moore and Doris Virginia Moore, Mr. Moore studied at Cornell University to earn an LLB in 1964. He entered the U.S. Army and served to the rank of captain in the Vietnam War, from 1964 to 1966. Back in the states, he accepted a position as associate with Wiser, Shaw, Freeman, VanGraafeiland, Harter, & Seacrest, the forerunner of Harter Seacrest & Emery. He was named partner in 1974 and senior counsel in 2004. Mr. Moore has also chaired the Empire Justice Center from 2007 to 2009, and has been director of the Highlands Pittsford Entities of Strong Partners Inc. since 2012.

Along with numerous roles with Cornell, the National Equal Justice Library at Georgetown Law, and the Rochester Public Library, Mr. Moore served on the board of editors for Warren’s Negligence in the New York Courts from 2001 to 2013. He has also been named a trustee and elder of the Third Presbyterian Church of Rochester, and holds leadership positions with numerous legal societies, including the New York State Bar Association. In his spare time, Mr. Moore is fond of history, restoring old furniture, and art. He is the proud father of James, Jennifer, David, and Eliza with his late wife, Shirley Jean Mitchell.

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