John Vernon Moore was raised in Melbourne, Florida, where he attended middle and high school at West Shore Junior/Senior High School. John went on to graduate from University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida with a Bachelor in Arts in Political Science graduating magna cum laude and as an USF Honors College graduate. After completing his undergraduate degree in only 3 years, John immediately pursued his legal education as a Florence Bayuk Trust recipient at Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad College of Law, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
While in law school, John was awarded the Rebecca Knox Public Interest Fellowship based on his public interest legal work focusing on the areas of federal class action lawsuits under the Fair Housing Act, federal tax matters, and family law issues. Additionally, upon the nomination of the faculty and administration of Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad College of Law, John was awarded with the Larry Kalevitch Award for Business and Bankruptcy Law for his graduating class.
After being admitted to The Florida Bar, John returned to his hometown of Melbourne where he began working in a private litigation law firm, and soon thereafter joined Morgan & Barbary in early 2014.
John is licensed to practice law in all Florida State Courts, as well as the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the United States Tax Court, United States Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces. John is also a member of The Florida Bar, the American Bar Association, the Brevard County Bar Association, the Brevard County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, and Phi Alpha Delta law fraternity. John is also a member of the Vassar B. Carlton American Inn of Court.
John represents clients in a variety of issues, including but not limited to, appeals, general litigation, family law, and criminal law matters.
Areas of Practice
- Appellate Law
- General Litigation
- Family Law
- Criminal Law
- The Florida Bar
- U.S. Tax Court
- U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
- U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
- United States Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals
- United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
- Nova Southeastern University College of Law, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
- University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
Major: Political Science, magna cum laude
USF Honors College Graduate
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Florida Bar Association, Member
- Brevard County Bar Association, Member
- Brevard County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, Member
- Phi Alpha Delta Fraternity
- Vassar B. Carlton American Inns of Court, Member