First elected to the General Assembly in 2002, Speaker Tim Moore is currently serving his second term as the presiding officer of the North Carolina House of Representatives. Moore represents Cleveland County.
A lifelong resident of Kings Mountain, North Carolina, Tim graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1992 with a B.A. in Political Science.
He then attended law school at the Oklahoma City University School of Law and received his Juris Doctor degree in 1995. After passing the North Carolina Bar Exam, Tim returned to Cleveland County and began practicing law in Shelby.
Tim became a partner in the firm of Flowers, Martin, Moore, & Ditz, P.A. and practiced there until 2009, when he opened his own firm, Tim Moore, Attorney at Law, P.A., in Kings Mountain, where he currently practices.
As part of his legal practice, Moore serves as the County Attorney for Cleveland County, North Carolina, as well as the General Counsel for the Cleveland County Water Board of Commissioners.
Tim resides in Kings Mountain with his two sons, McRae and Wilson. He is a member of First Baptist Church of Kings Mountain.