MS / Grenada

Carlos Moore

The Cochran Firm - North Mississippi
306 Branscome Drive 
Grenada , MS 38901


Carlos Moore is the Managing Partner of The Cochran Firm " Mississippi Delta located in Grenada, Mississippi. He has been a trial lawyer for seventeen years focusing on complex litigation involving civil rights, police brutality, catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, premises liability, worker's compensation, social security disability, criminal defense, and nursing home negligence. He has handled hundreds of litigated matters before state courts, federal courts, and administrative agencies in both Mississippi and Tennessee where he is licensed to practice law.


" Outstanding Alumni Award, Southern Region Black Law Students Association, 2015
" Top 100 Trial Lawyers" The National Trial Lawyers (2016)
" Esquire Award, National Bar Association, 2014
" Trailblazer Under 40 Award, National Bar Association, 2014
" Presidential Fred D. Gray Legacy Award, National Bar Association, 2014
" Attorney of the Month (Cover Story) " Attorney at Law Magazine, 2013
" Graduate " Collaborative Bar Leadership Academy, 2013
" Young Lawyer of the Year, National Bar Association Young Lawyers' Division, 2012
" White House Fellows Regional Finalist, 2012
" Rising Star " Mid South Super Lawyers Magazine, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
" Outstanding Young Lawyer of Mississippi, The Mississippi Bar YLD, 2008
" Presidential Awards for Outstanding Service, National Bar Association, 2008, 2009, 2016
" First African-American Municipal Court Judge Pro Tem, Clarksdale, Mississippi, 2017 to Present


" Vice President " Membership, National Bar Association (2014-2016)
" Fellow, American Bar Foundation " 2015 " Present
" Member, Criminal Justice Section, American Bar Association " 2015-2016
" Member, ABA Council on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Educational Pipeline (2015-17)
" Member At Large & Executive Committee Member, National Bar Association (2010-14)
" Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2011- Present
" Chair, Young Lawyers Division, National Bar Association (2007-2008)
" Chair, Minorities in the Profession Committee, ABA Young Lawyers Division (2008-09)
" Member -Board of Governors " Mississippi Association for Justice (2008-2013)
" Member, Ethics Committee, The Mississippi Bar (2008-2011)
" Member, Board of Bar Commissioners, The Mississippi Bar (2011-2014)
" Member, Board of Governors " Magnolia Bar Association (2010-2014)
" Chair, Workers Compensation Section, The Mississippi Bar (2013-2014)
" Member, American Association for Justice


Judge Moore graduated from the University of South Alabama with a Political Science Degree in 1999 and from The Florida State University College of Law with a Juris Doctorate (law degree) in 2002.
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