Moore, Jr., Marcellus H.

Marcellus H. Moore, Jr., Esq.
(312) 842-6600 x.101
  • Northwestern University School of Law (J.D.)
  • Northwestern University: J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management (M.B.A.)
  • Morehouse College (B.A)

Attorney Moore is an accomplished attorney who served as a senior real estate and business professional with international companies including Booz Allen & Hamilton, Jones Lang LaSalle and Grubb & Ellis before establishing his own law practice in 2008. During that time, he represented clients including Bank of America, T-Mobile, Convergys Corporation, Bally Total Fitness, Park National Bank and many other businesses where he negotiated real estate transactions, coordinated construction build out and facilitated zoning approvals with local municipalities. His work has taken him throughout the county and into Canada.

Since forming The Law Office of Marcellus H. Moore, Jr. in 2008, (subsequently Terry & Moore, P.C. and now The Alliance Law Group), he has continued serving the REAL ESTATE and  GENERAL BUSINESS/CONTRACT DRAFTING & LITIGATION needs of his individual/residential, business/corporate and government clients.
Attorney Moore has also developed a passion for FAMILY LAW and for supporting "good parents".  In that capacity, he assists individuals with their domestic relations matters, including divorce, child support, visitation, and custody disputes. Attorney Moore is currently on the approved list to serve as a CHILD REPRESENTATIVE or GAL, but also represents parents who desire to have a strong and meaningful relationship with their child(ren).
When he's not working and advocating for his clients, Attorney Moore is actively involved with raising his three beautiful children. Additionally, he is active with the YMCA (Associate Board Member), Haymarket Square (volunteer), has served on the board and temporarily as Head of School to the Cambridge School Chicago and currently serves as the Director of Operations (and coach) for the Hyde Park Kenwood Legends little league baseball organization which facilitiates little league baseball for approximately 300 children ages 4-15 years in the Hyde Park area on the near south side of Chicago.
  • Bankruptcy: Chapter 7 for individuals
  • Breach of Contract: (Bench Trial Verdict):
    • Successfully defended a Client against a claim of a Personal Guarantee;
    • Won $31,500 judgment for Tenant for Landlord's Breach of Contract;
    • Won $45,000 judgment for Client in Breach of Contract
  • DUI Defense
  • Estate Planning: Draft Wills & Trusts
  • Family Law: Divorces, Child Support, Visitation & Custody, DCFS related matters;
    • Several successful divorce settlements; both contested and non-contested.
    • Represented mother of four (4) including one child with Cerebal Palsy against a father who abandoned the marriage;
    • Recently obtained sole custody for a father of two (2).
    • Reduced child support & modified visitation for a father who lost his employment.
    • Stopped harrassing communications from a child's mother against the father.
  • Labor & Employment: Contested and won unemployment pay for client
  • Real Estate: Closings (Commercial & Residential)...includes short sales
  • Real Estate: Mortgage Foreclosure Defense
  • Real Estate: Sales Contract & Lease Negotiations: (Commercial & Residential)
  • Real Estate: Tax Appeals (Commercial & Residential)