John A. Moore, Esq.
Attorney, Forrest B. Johnson & Associates

 Attorney Moore practices in the areas of bankruptcy law, commercial litigation, personal injury and social security.  He received his Juris Doctorate Degree in 2000 from The Florida State University College of Law, where he served as the Writing and Research Editor of The Florida State University Law Review.  He also received his BS, with distinction, in Business Administration from Florida A&M University in 1996. Prior to joining the firm, Attorney Moore was a senior associate at the law firm of Powell Goldstein, LLP located in Atlanta, Georgia, where he practiced in the areas of commercial litigation and bankruptcy law.

He is an active member of the National Bar Association, the Chair of the National Bar Association’s Small Firms and Solo Practitioners’ Division, and the Immediate Past Chair of the National Bar Association’s Young Lawyer’s Division. 

Attorney Moore is also a member of the Gate City Bar Association, the Atlanta Bar Association, and the 2006 class of Lead Atlanta, a leadership program for young professionals. He was also selected, on multiple occasions, as a Georgia Super Lawyer’s Rising Star, and in 2011, he was selected by Georgia Trend as one of Georgia’s Top Attorneys.

 Attorney Moore is licensed to practice law in the state and federal courts in Georgia, Florida and Washington D.C.

Areas Of Practice:

  • Commercial Bankruptcy
  • Consumer Bankruptcy
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Transactions
  • Personal Injury
  • Social Security

Bar Admissions:

  • Georgia, 2003
  • Florida, 2000
  • District of Columbia, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, 2000
  • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • Law Review Writing & Research Editor
  • Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, Florida, 1996
  • B.S., Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude
  • Major: Business Administration
  • The United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1992-1994

Honors and Awards:

  • L.E.A.D. Atlanta 2006
  • Georgia Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2007
  • Georgia Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2005
  • Georgia Trend Legal Elite 2011

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • State Bar of Georgia – Member
  • State Bar of Florida – Member
  • D.C. Bar - Member
  • Atlanta Bar Association - Member
  • Gate City Bar Association - Member
  • National Bar Association - Board Member

Past Employment Positions:

  • Powell Goldstein, LLP, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Bilzin Sumberg, Miami, Florida
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California, Los Angeles, California
  • Honorable Erithe Smith