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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.


"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


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


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


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


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


Darren B. Moore

Courses Taught
Nonprofit Organizations