Hon. Terry Moorer to speak at Black History program on Sunday

Published 11:09 am Thursday, February 12, 2015

The Honorable Terry F. Moorer, Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court Middle District of Alabama will be the speaker at the First Missionary Baptist Church Black History Program on Feb. 15, at 2 p.m.

The theme for the program is Yesterday a Dream… Today a Reality… Tomorrow a New Vision.

Moorer is a Greenville native. He graduated from Greenville High School in 1979, and attended Marion Military Institute for his associate’s degree, Huntingdon College for his Bachelor of Arts degree, and the University of Alabama, where he received his Juris Doctorate in 1986.

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Moorer was the lead task for attorney for the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force. He served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Criminal Division of the United States Attorney’s office for the Middle District of Alabama.

In 2003, Moorer was deployed to Irag and Kuwait to serve as the Command Judge Advocate with the 226th Area Support Group during Operation Iraqi Freedom, where he was the legal advisor for the commander.

His honors include the Bronze Star for his service as the Staff Judge Advocate, and Case of the Year award in 2001, where he was the prosecutor in a case which was recognized as the Middle District of Alabama OCDETF case of the year.

He also received an honorary police badge from the special operations division of the Montgomery Police Department for his service as the lead prosecutor in Operation Green Hornet, which targeted an international drug trafficking operation and resulted in the seizure of more than 1,000 kilograms of cocaine and approximately $2,000,000 in currency and assets.

Moorer has been married to his wife, Sheri, for 33 years. Both are the parents of three children, Suzannah, who is a deputy district attorney in Montgomery; Terry Moorer II, a Montgomery Police Cadet; and Gabriel Jean-Luc, a high school senior.