Nyanza L. Moore is an attorney at Jackson Gilmour & Dobbs, P.C. in Houston, Texas. She obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M University in 1998; and, earned her law degree magna cum laude from the Thurgood Marshall School of Law in 2001. Mrs. Moore is a commercial litigator who is licensed to practice in all state courts in Texas and the United States District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of Texas. She is married and has one child.
Mrs. Moore has practiced in the commercial litigation arena since her licensure in 2001. While her practice has centered primarily in the commercial conflict arena, Mrs. Moore began her career focused on major litigation involving business litigation with an emphasis on franchising, distribution, contract disputes, business tort litigation and class action defense.
Her practice has progressed to handling a more diverse range of complex legal issues including transportation and shipping litigation matters involving COGSA (U.S. Carriage of Goods By Sea Act), customs disputes and damaged cargo claims. Additionally, Mrs. Moore has represented lenders in foreclosure proceedings including both judicial, home equity and non-judicial actions with an emphasis on regulatory compliance with HUD, VA, FHA and FNMLC.
Upon law school graduation, Mrs. Moore joined the Dallas office of Jenkens & Gilchrist as an associate in the Franchise Litigation section. While in law school, she was a summer associate in the Dallas offices of Fulbright & Jaworski and Jenkens & Gilchrist and clerked for the Honorable Judge Katie Kennedy in the 164th Civil District Court.
State Bar of Texas, Houston Lawyers Association, Houston Volunteer Lawyers Association, Houston Bar Association and the American Bar Association, Litigation Section. She is also a member of the Texas A&M University Association of Former Students, the Thurgood Marshall Alumni Association and The Museum of Fine Arts Five-A Association.
During law school Mrs. Moore served as Managing Editor of the Thurgood Marshall Law Review, President of Phi Delta Phi and Publicist for the Board of Advocates. She received scholarships from the Texas Young Lawyers Association of the State Bar of Texas, J. L. Turner Legal Foundation and the Tarrant County Women Lawyers Association. Additionally, Mrs. Moore received the American Jurisprudence Award for Case Analysis, Legal Research and Writing.