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Charles E. Moore

P.O. Box 549
Owensboro, Kentucky 42302-0549
270-683-4513 or 800-467-3407 / Fax: 270-683-4565
E-Mail: Email Me

For more than 36 years, the law firm of Charles E. Moore, Kentucky Injury Attorney, has been an important part of the legal community of Kentucky. Our attorneys and staff work closely with every client to help recover full and fair money damages for injuries suffered because of negligence or misconduct. We provide a free consultation to clearly explain your rights, legal options, and consequences of pursuing legal action to recover compensation. Our primary goal is to ensure that our clients always make a decision that is in their own best interest. At the law firm of Charles E. Moore, Kentucky Injury Attorney, we believe that no one should feel pressured when selecting a personal injury attorney. Contact our office today for a free consultation and case evaluation from an experienced Kentucky personal injury law firm.


Born: Shelby Gap, Kentucky, August 29, 1948


Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville (J.D., 1974)

Transylvania University and Pikeville College (B.S., 1971)


Moore, Malone & Safreed, Owensboro, Kentucky, and its predecessors, 1974 to present

Kentucky Department of Labor, January, 1974 to September, 1974

Area of concentration of practice - civil litigation


Kentucky, U.S. District Court - Western and Eastern Districts of Kentucky, U.S. Court of Appeals - 6th and 8th Circuits, and U.S. Supreme Court


Member of Daviess County and Kentucky Bar Associations (President, Daviess County Bar

Association - 2000; Board of Governors, Kentucky Bar Association - 2001 - 2006)

Member of American Association for Justice (formerly Association of Trial Lawyers of America)

Member of Kentucky Justice Association (formerly Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys) (Treasurer - 2000; Secretary - 2001; Vice President - 2002; President Elect - 2003; President - 2004)


Kentucky Super Lawyers 2007, Top 50 Attorneys in Kentucky (2007)

Honorary member of the Board of Directors of the Owensboro Museum of Fine Art (2006)

Peter Perlman Outstanding Trial Lawyer Award (Kentucky Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2005)

Distinguished Alumni Award (University of Louisville, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, 2003)

Included in 2002-2006 editions of The Best Lawyers in America

Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers - 1996 to present (Chair, Kentucky State Committee 2004-2005)

Member of American Board of Trial Advocates - 1990 to present (President of Kentucky Chapter - 1994)

Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy - 1982 to present


"Punitive Damages in Wrongful Death Actions: Is KRS 411.184 Constitutional?", Vol. 54, No. 3, Kentucky Bench and Bar, pp. 18-21, Summer, 1990


Facilitator on KATA Trial Demonstration Seminar, 9/12/03

Panelist on Legal Issues at the Kentucky County Judge/Executive Association Fall 2003 Membership Retreat, 10/2/03

Lecturer - "Case Selection: Separating the Wheat from the Chaff", KATA All Stars: Masters of Trial Advocacy, 6/21/02

Lecturer - "Witnesses: They're Pretty Important, But What Can You Do?", KATA Trial Tips From the Masters, 6/22/01

Lecturer - "The Chief Justice's Jury Summit", KBA Annual Convention, June 2001

Lecturer - "The Use of Grief Experts," KATA Seminar Maximizing Recovery for Your Clients, 04/20/01

L Lecturer - "Daubert/Rule 35 and IME Medical Examination", KATA On-Line Seminar, 2/7/01

Lecturer - "Systematic Approach to Case Preparation", Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys (KATA) Major Trial Practice Seminar, 7/7/99

Lecturer - "The Attorney's Duty to the Court: Rules & Relationships", Kentucky Bar Association (KBA) New Lawyers Program, November 1998

Lecturer - "Beyond The Rules: Traditions of Professionalism and Civility", KBA Annual Convention, 1998

Lecturer - Lecturer - "Products Liability Panel Discussion", KATA Spring Break Seminar, 1995

Lecturer - "Automobile Accidents", KATA Spring Break Seminar, 1994

Lecturer - "Structured Settlements", KATA Spring Break Seminar, 1993

Lecturer - "Predictive Hazard Analysis", KATA Products Liability Seminar, 8/13/93

Lecturer - "Practical Considerations of Trying the Civil Case: Plan of Action, Lining up Witnesses and Checking Out Your Jury", Practical Skills Institute sponsored by KBA Young Lawyers Section and Continuing Legal Education Commission, 2/15/92

Lecturer - "Ethics of Witness Preparation and Management", KBA Meeting, Mid-Winter Meeting, December, 1992

Lecturer - "Plaintiff and Wife: Loss of Consortium", KATA Evidence Seminar, 6/28/91

Lecturer - "Opening Statements," KBA Annual Meeting, 1990

Instructor - "Preparing Your Doctor Witness," KATA, 1989

Lecturer - "Trial Advocacy," University of Kentucky, Annual Intensive Course, 1986

Lecturer - "Voir Dire, Damages, Closing Arguments," KBA Annual Meeting, 1985

Additionally has lectured at the District Bar meetings sponsored by the KBA in each judicial district in Kentucky.


Judicial Form Retirement System, Board of Trustees, Investment Committee Chairman (2000 - present)

Kentucky Supreme Court Chief Justice's Jury Study Commission (2001 - 2002)

Kentucky Supreme Court Special Justice, May, 1991, Osborne v. Pepsi Cola, 816 S.W.2d 643 (Ky. 1991) and Uninsured Employees Fund v. Brewster, 818 S.W.2d 602 (Ky. 1991)


Murray State University Regional Stewardship and Outreach Advisory Council (2007 to present)

Northwest Kentucky Forward Board of Directors (2005 to present)

Judicial Nominating Commission for 5th Judicial Circuit/District (2005)

Merit Selection Panel (reappointment of Magistrate Judge) for U.S. District Court (2005)

Delegate to the Democratic National Convention (2000)

Union County Economic Development Committee, Board of Directors (2000 - present)

RiverPark Center Foundation, Board of Trustees (1998 - 2006)

Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel for the U.S. District Court (1998)

104 East Fourth Street P.O. Box 549 Owensboro, KY 42302-0549
Phone: 270-683-4513 / 800-467-3407 (Toll Free) - Fax: 270-683-4565