The Moore Law Group expects the highest standards of conduct and professionalism by its employees and their adherence to those ideals which exemplify the practice of law. This includes all employees of The Moore Law Group, including attorneys, non-attorney negotiators and support staff.

Harvey M. Moore, Esq. - President

Mr. Moore has practiced law in California for almost 40 years and is rated “A-V” in the Martindale-Hubbell™ Legal Directory.

Mr. Moore is the Immediate Past President of NARCA-The National Creditors Bar Association.

As the principal of The Moore Law Group, Mr. Moore is responsible for all practice areas of the firm, including business transactions and litigation, the collection of consumer and commercial debt, advising lenders, credit unions, debt buyers and collection agencies on debt collection related issues, including compliance with state and federal laws impacting the debt collection industry and defending lawsuits brought under those laws and the firm's retail and commercial collection practice.

Mr. Moore has been retained as an expert witness regarding policies/procedures and industry standards regarding the collection of retail and commercial debt and the reporting thereof to credit reporting agencies.

Mr. Moore is a 1981 graduate of both the UCLA School of Law and the UCLA Graduate School of Management and a 1977 graduate of the University of California, Berkeley.

Mr. Moore has spoken to numerous conferences and groups throughout the country on a variety of topics including Debtor and Consolidator Scams, the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the Legislative and Administrative Enforcement Agendas in the Credit Industry.

Accomplishments:

Leslie Moore - Director of Operations

Mrs. Moore has over 20 years of experience as a Director of Operations in both the public and private sector. Mrs. Moore’s extensive experience overseeing a broad spectrum of departments in various industries gives her a strong multi-disciplined vision of business practices.

Sara Hamilton, Esq. – Compliance Attorney

Prior to joining The Moore Law Group, Ms. Hamilton’s experience in the legal collections industry included being the National Contested Litigation Manager and In-House Counsel for American Recovery Service Incorporated. Ms. Hamilton was also the President of The Law Offices of Sara J. Hamilton, P.C. for approximately 5 years where she managed collection litigation for a national bank and insurance companies.

Ms. Hamilton received her Juris Doctor from Pepperdine University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in English and History from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Ms. Hamilton is licensed to practice in California.

Angela Dawson, Esq. - Client Services Manager

Ms. Dawson has worked in Retail and Commercial collections for over 10 years.

Before joining The Moore Law Group, Ms. Dawson was in-house collections counsel at Balboa Capital in Irvine, CA. She received her Juris Doctorate from Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles, California, in 2000.

Ms. Dawson is licensed to practice in California.

Ray Mahdavi, Esq. - Associate Attorney

Mr. Mahdavi’s practice focuses on defense of actions brought against the firm’s clients for alleged violations of the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act, Rosenthal Fair Debt Collections Practices Act, Telephone Consumer Protections Act, Breach of Contract and claims of emotional distress.

Before joining The Moore Law Group, Mr. Mahdavi worked in the legal compliance department of a major collection agency for approximately seven years. Mr. Mahdavi received his Juris Doctorate from Western State University College of Law in 2006 and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Law and Society from the University of California, Riverside.

Mr. Mahdavi is licensed to practice in all state courts California and the United States District Courts for the Northern, Central and Southern Districts of California and the District of Colorado.

Vincent Creta – Managing Attorney, Arizona Office

Mr. Creta brings almost 20 years of creditors’ rights experience to The Moore Law Group.

Mr. Creta received his B.S. in Justice Studies from Arizona State University and his Juris Doctor from the University of Houston Law Center.

Mr. Creta is licensed to practice in Arizona.

Chad M. Biggerstaff, Esq. - Managing Attorney, Colorado Office

Mr. Biggerstaff brings 10 years of creditors’ rights and civil litigation experience to The Moore Law Group.

Mr. Biggerstaff received his B.S. in finance from Metro State University of Denver and his Juris Doctor from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. He was admitted to the Colorado Bar in May of 2008.

Mr. Biggerstaff is licensed to practice in Colorado.

Julie Hunt, Esq. – Managing Attorney, New Mexico Office

Ms. Hunt received her J.D. from Thomas Jefferson School of Law (San Diego, CA) in 2015. Ms. Hunt graduated from the University of California, Irvine in 2004 where she received a BA in Social Ecology.

Ms. Hunt is licensed to practice law in New York and New Mexico.

Sean Ambrose, Esq. – Managing Attorney, Nevada Office

Mr. Ambrose is a native Nevadan. He has been practicing law for 13 years. Mr. Ambrose received a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from the University of Nevada and obtained his Juris Doctorate from the Boyd School of Law in Las Vegas.

Mr. Ambrose is licensed to practice in Nevada.

Karel Raba, Esq. - Associate Attorney

Mr. Raba received his Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and German from Earlham College in 2008 and his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Chapman University School of Law in 2013. Since 2014, Mr. Raba has been a contributor of the National Association of Credit Managers’ annual Manual of Credit and Commercial Laws.

Mr. Raba is licensed to practice in California, Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico.

Iminder Pooni, Esq. – Associate Attorney

Ms. Pooni received a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara and her Juris Doctor from Whittier Law School.

Ms. Pooni is licensed to practice in California.

Jerry Wang, Esq. – Associate Attorney

Mr. Wang received a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science from the University of California, Irvine and his Juris Doctor from Whittier College.

Mr. Wang is licensed to practice in California.

Taylor Minshall, Esq. Associate Attorney

Mr. Minshall received a B.A. in Business Communications from DeVry University, Westminster, CO, and a J.D and L.L.M in International Business Transactions from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Denver, CO.

Mr. Minshall is licensed to practice in Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona.

Jennifer Wong, Esq. – Associate Attorney

Ms. Wong received a Bachelors of Arts from the University of California, San Diego and her Juris Doctor from the University of California, Irvine, School of Law.

Ms. Wong is licensed to practice in California.

Benjamin Mitchell, Esq. – Audit and Compliance Staff Attorney

Mr. Mitchell received a Bachelors Degree from The Masters University, his Juris Doctor from Regent University School of Law, and has studied at Handong International Law School.

Mr. Mitchell is licensed to practice in California.

John Sheils, Esq.

Mr. Sheils received his Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from Arizona State University and his Juris Doctorate from Arizona Summit Law School, where he served as Vice-Managing Law Review Editor.

Mr. Sheils is licensed to practice in Arizona and in the United States District Court for the District of Arizona.

Maria Bradish, Esq.

Ms. Bradish received a Bachelor’s of Science in Engineering Mechanics from the University of Cincinnati and her Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from Salmon P. Chase College of Law.

Ms. Bradish is licensed to practice in California.

Ann Doan, Esq.

Ms. Doan received a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism from University of Southern California, a J.D. from Whittier Law School, and a LL.M. in Taxation from Chapman University.

Ms. Doan is licensed to practice in California.

Brandon J. Burgess, Esq.

Mr. Burgess received a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science in 2013 and his Juris Doctor 2017, both from the University of New Mexico.

Mr. Burgess is licensed to practice in New Mexico.

Pantea Sharifi, Esq.

Ms. Sharifi received her Juris Doctor from Thomas Jefferson School of Law and her LL.M. in Taxation from Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law.

Ms. Sharifi is licensed to practice in California.

Kelsey Handcock, Esq.

Ms. Handcock received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Sonoma State University and her Juris Doctor from Whittier Law School.

Ms. Handcock is licensed to practice law in California.

Ernie Figueroa, Esq.

Mr. Figueroa received his Bachelors of Arts in Political Science from the University of California, Riverside and his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Whittier Law School.

Mr. Figueroa is licensed to practice in California.

Nazanin Javanmardi, Esq.

Ms. Javanmardi received her Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from University of California, Irvine and her Juris Doctor from Western State College of Law.

Ms. Javanmardi is licensed to practice in California.

Tyler Campbell, Esq.

Mr. Campbell received a B.A. in Political Science from Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, and a J.D from Syracuse University College of Law, Syracuse, NY.

Mr. Campbell is licensed to practice in Colorado.

Christopher Filer, Esq.

Mr. Filer received a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles and his Juris Doctor from Pepperdine University.

Mr. Filer is licensed to practice in California.

Neil Patel, Esq.

Mr. Patel received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles and his Juris Doctor from Pepperdine University School of Law.

Mr. Patel is licensed to practice in California.

Kathryn Hokom, Esq.

Ms. Hokom received her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of California, Merced and her Juris Doctor from Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law.

Ms. Hokom is licensed to practice in New Mexico.