Adjunct Professor Theresa Moore was born and raised in San Francisco, California. She received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Santa Clara in 1978 and her Juris Doctor from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 1981. She attended and studied political science/communications and language at UCLA and at the Sorbonne in Paris, France.
Professor Moore has been practicing law since 1981 and has been lead trial attorney in over 100 trials, both jury and court trials. She has practiced civil litigation in private practice and criminal litigation as a San Francisco District Attorney. Her present practice includes complex litigation, antitrust, consumer, employment, business, and juvenile. Having tried so many cases, both criminal and civil, she is intimately familiar with the court and litigation process. In addition to practicing civil litigation, Professor Moore is a Judge Pro Tem and a California Certified Mediator, as well as being a member of several Continuing Legal Education faculties. She has developed a special insight and unique ability in litigation by having participated in cases from all perspectives in her legal litigation career.
In addition, Professor Moore is very active as a volunteer in the San Francisco community, for both legal and charitable organizations. She lives with her husband, who is also a San Francisco native, and their three children in San Francisco. Her offices are located in the San Francisco financial district.