Carlos E. Moore has worked hard over the years as an attorney. His work has paid off because he opened a new law office. Being a lawyer in Mississippi keeps him on his toes as he deals with the blatant injustice that has been in the media.
What inspired you to become an attorney?
Watching “Perry Mason”, “Matlock,” and “LA Law” as I child.
How have you processed your success?
I have tried to remain humble, recognizing that all of my success comes from God and him alone.
What inspired you to run for office with the National Bar Association?
An innate desire to give back to “the least of these” across the country.
How have you processed the racism that we are faced with today?
It has been very difficult to process this recent rave of racism since the death of Trayvon Martin. My faith in Christ keeps me grounded and hopeful for a better day.
Tell us about your most proud moment.
The birth of my daughter was my proudest moment. She is my pride and joy.
What is the most difficult thing you’ve had to overcome?
Self-doubt has been the most difficult thing to overcome. Once I believe in God and myself, nothing can stop me.
Considering your demanding schedule, how do you find balance in being an attorney, husband and father?
I work hard and play even harder. I carve out time for all aspects of my life and just utilize my time management skills.
Where do you see yourself in the next five years?
In five years, I see myself holding public office at the state or national level in an elected or appointed capacity. If at the state level, I will also still be practicing law and taking care of a growing family.