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All Of Imperial, Inyo, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego Counties, CA November 5, 2002 Election
Smart Voter Full Biography for Eileen C. Moore

Candidate for
California State Court of Appeal; District 4; Division 3

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Biography for Justice Moore


Women's Medical College School of Nursing, Phila., Pa., 1965
University of California, Irvine, Ca. -BA, 1975
Pepperdine University, School of Law, Malibu, Ca. -JD, 1978


Associate Justice, California Court of Appeal-2000 to present
Judge, Orange County Superior Court-1989 to 2000
Attorney, civil litigation-1978 to 1989
Registered Nurse-1965-present
2nd Lt., U.S. Army Nurse Corps, combat nurse-1966
-Vietnam Service Medal
-National Defense Service Medal

Judicial Experience:

Appellate justice (2000-present)
Civil trials (1989-1994, 1999-2000)
Civil law and motion (1990-1991)
Complex civil litigation (1991-1994)
Criminal trials (1995-1999)
Family law (1996)
Superior Court Appellate Department (1993-1994)
Assigned to Court of Appeal, District Four, Division Three (1993)

Honors and Awards:

Cum laude, University of California, Irvine, 1975
American Jurisprudence Award for Civil Procedure, 1978
Distinguished Alumna Award, University of California, Irvine, 1992
Alumnus of the Year Award, Pepperdine Law School, 1993
Judge of the Year, Orange County Women Lawyers, 1993
Resolution from Orange County Board of Supervisors for work in domestic
violence , 1997, 1999
Award for work in preventing domestic violence by Laura's House, a shelter for battered women, 1999
Army nominee for "Salute to Veteran's In Business" by Veterans Charities of Orange County, 1999
George Francis Civility Award, ABOTA, Orange County Chapter, 1999
Trial Judge of the Year, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, 2000

Professional Activities:

California Judges Assn., Civil Law and Procedure Comm. (Chair 91-92)
Faculty, Center for Judicial Education and Research
Robert A. Banyard Inn of Court (President 92-94)
Trial Practice Inn of Court, Los Angeles County Bar Association
Lecturer, University of California, Irvine, School of Management
California Judicial Council, Advisory Comm. on Interpreters for the Deaf
Task Force on Violence to Women (1995)
Orange County Family Violence Council (Chair, 1995-present)
California Judicial Council, Advisory Comm. on Civil & Small Claims (97-00)
California Judicial Council, Advisory Comm. on Court Interpreters, Chair (01-present)
Celtic Bar Association, member 01-present
Association of Business Trial Lawyers, member board of directors (02-present)

Community Activities

Orange County Family Violence Council (Chair, 95-00)
Stay-in-school program volunteer (90-95)
Operation Jumpstart volunteer (95-96)
Constitutional Rights Foundation volunteer judge for peer court
Mock trial judge for numerous organizations
Member Board of Visitors at Pepperdine University
Member of Vietnam Veterans of America (98-present)


Bancroft Whitney, California Civil Practice Series, contributing editor
"The Past, Present and Future of Punitive Damages," Forum, 9/90
"Motions to Dismiss," Forum, 10/90
"Courtroom Procedures To Accomodate the Deaf," L.A. Daily Journal12/90
"Minors' Compromises," California Courts Commentary, 11/91
"Rules! Rules! Rules!," OCWL Update, 6/94
"Trial by Jury, You Get What You Pay For," Orange County Lawyer, 6/95
"Experts Shouldn't Be Advocates," Los Angeles Times Op-ed 10/25/95
"Restraining Orders: The E.R. of the Courthouse," California Lawyer 9/96
"From The Bench," Forum 4/98
"Domestic Violence and Stalking," Litigation Magazine, Spring/Summer 98
"Family Violence Solutions Can Be Adaptable," Los Angeles Times 8/98
"Changes At The Courthouse," ABTL Newsletter, 3/98
"Peremptory Challenges Necessary to Ensure Fairness," Forum, 1/00
"Different Practices For Different Practices," ABTL Newsletter, 3/00
"Nurture Was the Nature of Vietnamese Nurse's Job," O.C. Register, 4/00
"Judicial Voir Dire More Important Than Ever," Litigation Magazine, Spring/Summer/00
"A Judge Needs to Establish Openness, Fairness in Court," L.A. Daily Journal 3/01
"Let's Celebrate the Status of Women in the Orange County Legal Community (and
Maybe Investigate, Too)," Orange County Lawyer, 6/01
"Judicial Opinion, Employment in the Law," Litigation Magazine, Vol.14, No.2(01)
"Improving Court Interpreter System Might Insure Fairness," L.A. Daily Journal, (1/02)

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