Baylor Law Baylor
 
Darren B. Moore
Bourland, Wall & Wenzel, P.C.

Mr. Moore's practice focuses on representation of nonprofit organizations. Mr. Moore advises clients on a wide range of tax and legal compliance issues including organization of various types of nonprofit entities, obtaining and maintaining tax-exempt status, risk management, employment issues, governance, and other business issues, as well as handling litigation matters on behalf of his exempt organization clients.

Mr. Moore is an adjunct professor at Baylor Law School where he has taught Nonprofit Organizations since 2001. He has also served as a guest lecturer at Southern Methodist University School of Law. Additionally, he writes and speaks regularly on tax and legal compliance issues including co-authoring the third edition of Bourland, Wall & & Wenzel, P.C.'s publication, Keeping Your Church Out of Court.

SEMINARS AND PRESENTATIONS:

"Governance of Nonprofit Organizations," The Nonprofit Management Center of the Permian Basin, Midland, Texas, February 1, 2013
"Primer on Private Foundations," 30th Annual Nonprofit Organizations Institute, Austin, Texas, January 16-17, 2013
"A Basic Framework of the Nonprofit Sector," 30th Annual Nonprofit Organizations Institute, Austin, Texas, January 16-17, 2013
"Critical Compliance and Ethics Issues for Nonprofit Tax-Exempt Organizations," Tarrant County Bar Foundation Mission Possible Pro Bono Summit, Fort Worth, Texas, October 23, 2012
"The Mission: Create a Climate for Effective Governance," Texas C-Bar Pro Bono Week, Dallas, Texas, October 22, 2012
"The Design and Implementation of Conflict of Interest and Gift Acceptance Policies," Fort Worth Chapter TSCPA Nonprofit Organizations Conference, Fort Worth, Texas, September 25, 2012
"Who Would Have Thought: Charitable Trusts as a Viable Entity," State Bar of Texas Governance of Nonprofit Organizations Course, Austin, Texas, August 23-24, 2012
"Social Media: Legal Issues for Churches, National Association of Church Business Administrators Certification Course," Fort Worth, Texas, June 7, 2012
"Recognizing and Avoiding Self-Dealing: Both Direct and Indirect," Dallas Society of CPAs, Annual Conference, Dallas, Texas, May 4, 2012
"Grantmaking: The Good, The Bad and The Proceed With Caution," Salk Institute 40th Annual Tax and Management Seminar for Private Foundations, La Jolla, California, March 14-16, 2012
"Recognizing and Avoiding Self-Dealing: Both Direct and Indirect," Salk Institute 40th Annual Tax and Management Seminar for Private Foundations, La Jolla, California, March 14-16, 2012
"Primer on Private Foundations," University of Texas 29th Annual Nonprofit Organizations Course, Austin, Texas, January 18-20, 2012
"Overview of Nonprofit Organizations: The Basic Framework," University of Texas 29th Annual Nonprofit Organizations Course, Austin, Texas, January 18-20, 2012
"Religion and Religious Organizations: Keeping Your Church Out of Court," University of Texas 29th Annual Nonprofit Organizations Course, Austin, Texas, January 18-20, 2012

PRACTICE AREAS:

Litigation
Employment Litigation
Fiduciary Litigation
Probate & Trust Litigation

Exempt Organizations

Employment Law

Covenants Not to Compete and Confidentiality Agreements
Employment and Independent Contractor Agreements
Employment Litigation
Hiring, Firing, and Employee Retention
Personnel Policies and Employee Handbooks
State & Federal Employment Law Compliance

BACKGROUND & EDUCATION:

Hometown: College Station, TX
B.A. Texas A&M University, cum laude
J.D. Baylor University, magna cum laude
Baylor Law Review; Editor in Chief (1999-2000)
National Order of the Barristers

ADMISSIONS & CERTIFICATIONS

Admitted: 2000, Texas
2001, United States District Court, Northern District of Texas
2001, United States Tax Court

MEMBERSHIPS:

American Bar Association (Section of Business Law and Taxation)
State Bar of Texas
The College of the State Bar of Texas
Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
Tarrant County Bar Association
Texas Aggie Bar Association
Baylor Law Alumni Association

Moore

Darren B. Moore



Courses Taught
Nonprofit Organizations


dmoore@bwwlaw.com
http://www.bwwlaw.com/