John Moore received his B.S. degree in 1963 and his law degree in 1966 from the University of Wisconsin. John joined the Dane County District Attorney's Office in June of 1966 and remained there until he joined the predecessor firm of Bell, Moore & Richter in 1968. John's practice is concentrated in civil litigation defense work, including products liability, premises liability, automobile accidents, civil rights, municipal liability and defense of professionals. In recent years he has served regularly as a mediator and/or arbitrator. He has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® each year since 1987.
John has been invited to become a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers and has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America, "Super Lawyers" and Madison Magazine's Top Lawyers in Madison. He has written articles published in professional journals and has served as a guest lecturer at the University of Wisconsin Law School. He has an "AV-Preeminent" rating by Martindale-Hubbell.
He and his wife, Renee, have two grown sons and two grandsons.
2018 Best Lawyers in America® Announced
Best Lawyers in America announces Bell, Moore & Richter, S.C. attorneys who have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2018 Best Lawyers in America® selection. David E. McFarlane has been named "Lawyer of the Year" in the area of Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants. Other attorneys recognized are by Best Lawyers in America for 2018 are: John M. Moore, Ward I. Richter, Ann Emmerich, Amy B.F. Tutwiler and David E. Joanis.
2016 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
Bell, Moore & Richter, S.C. is pleased to announce their firm's Super Lawyers and Rising Stars of 2016. Super Lawyers: John Moore, Ward Richter, William Abbott, Ann Emmerich, David McFarlane, Patricia Epstein Putney, Sheila Sullivan and David Joanis. Rising Star: Laura Lyons (Read More.)
2017 Edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers® Announce “Best Law Firm” Rankings
Bell, Moore & Richter is proud to announce it has once again been recognized by the U.S. News - Best Lawyers® as a 2017 "Best Law Firm" in the Madison Metropolitan area.
2017 Best Lawyers in America® Announced
Best Lawyers in America announces Bell, Moore & Richter, S.C. attorneys who have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2017 Best Lawyers in America® selection. "Lawyer of the Year" - David E. McFarlane in the area of Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants. Other attorneys recognized are: John M. Moore, Ward I. Richter, and David E. Joanis.
John Moore Honored as a 50-Year Dane County State Bar Member
The Dane County State Bar held a special gathering on June 23, 2016 to celebrate attorneys with 50 years in practice. We are very proud to announce that John Moore was one of those honored at this event.
Bell, Moore & Richter, S.C. Celebrating 165 Years
Bell, Moore & Richter, S.C. is proud to announce that they have been providing 165 years of legal services to individuals and businesses.
Martindale-Hubbell AV rated Attorneys
Attorneys with a Martindale-Hubbell AV ® rating: John M. Moore, Ward I. Richter, William C. Williams, David E. McFarlane, Sheila M. Sullivan.