Attorney Profiles

Carlos E. Moore, Esq.

Attorney Carlos E. Moore, Managing Partner of Moore Law Group, PC, was born in Pascagoula, Mississippi and reared in Moss Point, Mississippi. After graduating from Moss Point High School as Salutatorian, he received his Bachelor's degree in Political Science in 1999 from the University of South Alabama and his Juris Doctorate from The Florida State University College of Law in 2002. Attorney Moore is also an alumnus of the University of Mississippi School of Law, having completed his last year of law school there as a visiting student.

Licensed to practice in state and federal courts in Mississippi and Tennessee as well as before the United States Supreme Court, Attorney Moore is very active in several bar associations. He is a member of the Mississippi Bar, the Tennessee Bar, American Bar Association, American Association for Justice, Magnolia Bar Association, Mississippi Association for Justice and Grenada County Bar Association as well as Vice President of the National Bar Association.  He is also a certified member of The Million Dollar Advocates Forum as well as inaugural president of the National Law Group and a former Mississippi Bar Commissioner. Most recently, Moore was selected to be featured in the second edition of Who's Who in Black Mississippi with other distinguished ladies and gentlemen from across Mississippi and is the Immediate Past Chair of the Workers' Compensation Section of The Mississippi Bar.

Married to the former Natalie Herrington of Grenada and proud father of Avery Nicole, Attorney Moore currently serves as General Counsel of Abundant Life Assembly and was named a 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 Super Lawyer-Rising Star in the Mid-South Super Lawyers magazine which features outstanding attorneys in Mississippi, Tennessee, and Arkansas. He is also the Founding Chairman of the Board of the Grenada Unit of the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Mississippi Delta, Inc. as well as the inaugural President of the 100 Black Men of Grenada.  Moore is also active in the Grenada County Chamber of Commerce, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., and is a 2010 graduate of Leadership Grenada as well as a 2013 graduate of Leadership Mississippi.  Attorney Moore also had the high honor of being named the Outstanding Young Lawyer of Mississippi by the Mississippi Bar in 2008, the first African-American to ever receive the prestigious award. In 2012, Moore was named a White House Fellows Regional Finalist as well as honored as the national Young Lawyer of the Year by the National Bar Association Young Lawyers Division. In 2014, Moore was named a Trailblazer Under 40 by the National Bar Association and received the NBA Presidential Fred D. Gray Legacy Award as well as the prestigious Esquire Award by the NBA Small Firms and Solo Practitioners Division.  In 2015, Moore was honored with the Outstanding Alumni Award from the Southern Region Black Law Students Association. 


Sharon Gipson

Sharon GipsonAttorney Sharon D. Gipson is a native and current resident of Holly Springs, Mississippi. She received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Mississippi School of Law in May 1999, and was licensed prior to graduation after successfully completing the February 1999 Bar Examination.

Attorney Gipson formerly served as the Chief Prosecutor for the Capital City of the State of Mississippi, where she prosecuted misdemeanor criminal cases. In this capacity, she also provided training to the City of Jackson Police Department and she was instrumental in establishing the City's Drug Court. Attorney Gipson also served as the principal advisor to the Jackson City Council and other municipal departments. She also served as the Water Hearing Administrator and defended the Capitol City in litigation matters.

Currently, Attorney Gipson serves in private practice, and has represented clients facing misdemeanor and felony charges, including murder and assisting with capitol murder cases. She also has protected the rights of her clients in Litigation, Contract, Municipal, Personal Injury, and Family Law matters. She is a graduate of the National Criminal Defense College, Graduate of Leadership Greater Jackson, a member of the Mississippi Bar Association, Magnolia Bar Association, Mississippi Public Defenders Association, MS Bar Child Advocacy Committee, and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated, where she has served as a Chapter President, Parliamentarian, and on Regional Committees.

Sharon has also served as the legal consultant on the former weekly talk show "I Have Something to Say". Attorney Gipson has also served as a legal and political consultant on various political campaigns.

Attorney Gipson is an advocate who has been call to "Speak for those, who cannot speak for themselves..." as directed by Proverbs 31:8. In 2013, she was elected as the Alderman for Ward 2 in Holly Springs Mississippi and has made it her mission to serve and “speak up” for the Holly Springs community. Since she has been an Alderman, residents have participated in Beautification Days, Juneteeth Celebrations, Coat Drives, and Town Hall Meetings


Ashleigh Lauren Quinn

Ashleigh QuinnAshleigh Lauren Quinn graduated in 2010 from Tougaloo College with a B.S. in Psychology. She received her Juris Doctorate from Mississippi College School of Law in 2015 and is a member of the Mississippi Bar.

While obtaining her law degree, Ashleigh served as a law student attorney for the Mississippi College School of Law Adoption Legal Clinic and Guardian Ad Litem Clinic where she represented families in the finalization of private and state adoptions, in addition to, representing the child’s best interest in chancery court proceedings. Ashleigh worked for the Children’s Justice Center where she assisted with researching and enforcing the applicable law prohibiting child abuse and neglect.

Additionally, Ashleigh worked for the Attorney General’s Office in the death penalty section of the criminal litigation division where she assisted attorneys in post-conviction evidentiary hearings. Ashleigh served as the community service chair of the Black Law Student’s Association and the law student representative for the Capital Area Bar Association.

Ashleigh is currently building her practice with a focus on insurance defense, expungements, labor and employment, and family law. She maintains an interest in volunteer and pro bono work, which she plans to incorporate in her practice. She hopes to successfully represent her clients and continue to provide superior legal services while upholding the core values of the firm. Ashleigh is a member of Word of Life Church in Flowood, Mississippi. Ashleigh is the granddaughter of Juanita C. Williams of Jackson, Mississippi.


Justin Smith

Justin SmithAttorney Justin Smith was born in Jackson, MS. Upon graduating high school, he moved to New Orleans, Louisiana, where he attended Dillard University receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry. After extensive work and research in the field of computational and theoretical chemistry, Mr. Smith, with an impassioned interest in issues involving intellectual property law, enrolled in Loyola University New Orleans School of Law receiving a Juris Doctor.

Presently, Mr. Smith is admitted to practice before all courts in Mississippi where he provides representation and advice to clients in affairs encompassing commercial transactions, contractual agreements/disputes, real estate purchase/negotiations, tort claims, copyright and trademark protection, admiralty/maritime, construction, family law matters, and Social Security Disability claims.

Mr. Smith has and continues to volunteer his time working with Mississippi Access to Justice Commission, a local organization whose mission is to provide free, quality civil legal services to the disenfranchised and impoverished.

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