Our People

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.

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 a past president of 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

  • Admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, all state and Federal courts in California, and the United States District Court, District of Colorado.
  • President of the National Creditors Bar Association – 2015-2017
  • Served five two year terms as a Board Member – The National Creditors Bar Association
  • President Elect of National Creditors Bar Association – 2014-2015
  • Past Chair of the National Creditors Bar Association Education Pillar
  • Past Chair of the National Creditors Bar Association Professional Standards Pillar
  • Past Chair of the National Creditors Bar Association Education Conferences Advisory Committee
  • Past chair of the National Creditors Bar Association Amicus Brief Committee
  • Past Co-Chair of the National Creditors Bar Association Laws and Legislation Committee
  • Past Chair of the National Creditors Bar Association Task Force on Debtor/Consolidator Scams and Fraud
  • Member of the National Creditors Bar Association Grievance Committee
  • Founding Board member of the California Creditors Bar Association
  • Four years as a Board Member of the California Creditors Bar Association
  • Two Years as President of the California Creditors Bar Association
  • Past President of the California Creditors Bar Association

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.

Karel Raba, Esq.

Managing Attorney, California Office

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

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.

Jeffrey Witthun, Esq.

Managing Attorney, Nevada Office

Mr. Witthun is licensed to practice law in Nevada, California, and Wisconsin.

Mr. Witthun holds a Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy and Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (1989), as well as a Law Degree from the University of the Pacific – McGeorge School of Law (1993).  He has over 28 years of experience in the areas of insurance defense, family law and child support collection, and consumer debt collection.

Throughout his career, Mr. Witthun has been a regular speaker at many state and national child support conferences on the subjects of organizational leadership and organizational change management, and has received individual recognition in the form of multiple leadership and organizational performance management awards from national organizations.

Donna Armenta, Esq.

Assistant Managing Attorney, Nevada Office

Ms. Armenta is licensed to practice in Nevada.

Michael Rumac, Esq.

Managing Attorney, New Mexico Office

Mr. Rumac is licensed to practice in New Mexico and Texas.

Mr. Rumac brings more than 16 years of civil litigation experience to The Moore Law Group.

Mr. Rumac received his J.D. cum laude in May 2003 from Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law.

In January 2020, Mr. Rumac moved from Dallas, Texas to Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Angela Dawson, Esq.

Client Services Manager

Ms. Dawson is licensed to practice in California.

Anne Cassara

Client Relationship Manager

Lisette Baptiste, Esq.

Associate Attorney

Ms. Baptiste is licensed to practice in California.

Maria Bradish, Esq.

Associate Attorney

Ms. Bradish is licensed to practice in California.

Adam Brumage, Esq.

Associate Attorney

Mr. Brumage is licensed to practice in California.

Kathryn Hokom, Esq.

Compliance Attorney

Ms. Hokom is licensed to practice in New Mexico.

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.

Ryota Isozaki, Esq.

Associate Attorney

Mr. Isozaki is licensed to practice in California.

Devin Izenberg, Esq.

Associate Attorney

Mr. Izenberg is licensed to practice in Arizona.

Matthew Keim, Esq.

Associate Attorney

Mr. Keim is licensed to practice in California.

Juliet McCarthy, Esq.

Associate Attorney

Ms. McCarthy is licensed to practice in Nevada.

Eric Marquez, Esq.

Associate Attorney

Mr. Marquez is licensed to practice in California.

Nicolena Milicevic, Esq.

Associate Attorney

Ms. Milicevic is licensed to practice in Arizona.

Jaclyn Page, Esq.

Associate Attorney

Ms. Page is licensed to practice in New Mexico.

Don Phan-Huy, Esq.

Associate Attorney

Mr. Phan-Huy is licensed to practice in California.

Karlie Schafer, Esq.

Associate Attorney

Ms. Schafer is licensed to practice in California and Colorado.

Christen Suszek, Esq.

Associate Attorney

Ms. Suszek is licensed to practice in Nevada.

Jason Redmond, Esq.

Associate Attorney

Mr. Redmond is licensed to practice in Colorado.

Fabiola Rivera, Esq.

Associate Attorney

Ms. Rivera is licensed to practice in California.

Darren Tallman, Esq.

Associate Attorney

Mr. Tallman is licensed to practice in Arizona.

Johnathon Toston, Esq.

Associate Attorney

Mr. Toston is licensed to practice in Nevada.

Derrick Uhri, Esq.

Associate Attorney

Mr. Uhri is licensed to practice in California.

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