KANSAS CITY, MO (January 2014) – Zerger & Mauer LLP announces the addition of attorney J.D. Moore as partner. Mr. Moore specializes in dispute resolution with a strong focus on design, construction and real estate related matters. As a litigator, Mr. Moore has significant experience with non-construction disputes.
Prior to law school, Mr. Moore operated a variety of design and construction businesses and brings more than 25 years of real world experience to his practice. Matters routinely include mediation, arbitration and civil trial practice in both state and federal courts. Mr. Moore also has gained extraordinary insights into drafting and negotiating virtually every type of design and construction contract.
A member of the AAA’s National Panel of Construction Arbitrators and Roster of Neutrals, Mr. Moore actively serves as an AAA arbitrator and represents clients as attorney advocate in a variety of national and international dispute resolution forums. Whether during transactions or dispute resolution, his 40 years of combined construction and negotiations experience sets him apart as an effective client representative and arbitrator.
Mr. Moore earned his law degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law in 1998. During law school, Mr. Moore served as editor-in-chief of the UMKC Law Review, was a member of UMKC’s National Trial Team and its ABA Negotiations Team and received numerous trial practice and leadership awards. Since beginning his practice, Mr. Moore has been recognized as Best of the Bar and Best Lawyers in America.
Founding partner Heather Zerger says that Mr. Moore brings an excellent and established reputation to Zerger & Mauer. “J.D.’s extensive knowledge and years of hands-on experience allows our firm to expand our areas of expertise to better service our clients. We are extremely thrilled to have him as a part of our team,” says Zerger.
About Zerger & Mauer LLP
Zerger & Mauer represents financial institutions, businesses, municipalities and individuals in complex commercial litigation, employment counseling and defense, trust litigation, and contract and tort actions. The firm was established in April 2011 by Steven Mauer and Heather Zerger, both of whom are former big firm lawyers who offer big firm capabilities with the personal attention, focus and flexibility that clients expect from a small firm.