Charles Moure

Charles Moure

Moure Law PLLC
  • Maritime Law, Personal Injury
  • Florida, Oregon, Washington
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At the Charles Moure law firm, our unwavering dedication revolves around delivering unparalleled legal representation to our clients. Comprising a team of seasoned attorneys and committed support staff, we prioritize providing personalized attention and care to ensure our clients receive the highest level of service they rightfully deserve.

Charles is prepared to handle your intricate case, whether it be domestic or international in nature. His diverse portfolio includes successfully seizing multiple vessels in Korea for various US- and European-based companies, representing a Russian aircraft dealership to recover a substantial seven-figure debt from a US manufacturer, securing outstanding debt against a US company for a Russian seafood products seller, and navigating a multi-million dollar breach of contract arbitration before CIETAC in Shenzhen, China. Notably, Charles recently achieved a groundbreaking victory in a maritime case, expanding a cruise line’s duty of care for passengers until their final disembarkation in Italy. Furthermore, he triumphed in a two-week contempt action in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Charles has been featured in interviews by prominent media outlets such as Fox News and PBS, discussing a range of topics, including maritime piracy and international criminal law. His extensive expertise in the intricate realms of maritime and international litigation and arbitration has garnered widespread recognition and fostered trust among high-profile clients worldwide.

Originally hailing from Houston, Texas, Charles finds joy in his leisure pursuits, which include tennis, boating, and quality time with his wife and two daughters.

Practice Areas
Maritime Law
Personal Injury
Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Additional Practice Areas
  • Cruise Ship Injury
  • Cruise Ship Law
  • General Civil
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish
Professional Experience
Moure Law PLLC
- Current
Harris Moure
Preston Gates & Ellis, LLP
University of Miami School of Law
LL.M. (1995) | Maritime Law
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St. Thomas University School of Law
J.D. (1992)
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St. Thomas University
B.A. (1989)
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Peer Review Rated
Jarvis Award
St. Thomas University
Professional Associations
Washington State Bar  # 23701
- Current
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Florida Bar Association
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Articles & Publications
After an $800k yacht pileup in Ballard Locks, a fleet of lawyers arrives.
Seattle Times
Wrongful Death at Sea: Liability, Non-Pecuniary Damages, and Survivors’ Legal Remedies Global Legal Resources
Alter Ego Liability In Supplemental Rule B Admiralty Actions: The Winds are Favorable
Speaking Engagements
WSBA Animal Law CLE, Transportation of Livestock via Ocean Vessels
Websites & Blogs
Charles Moure's Website Profile
Moure Law PLLC
Moure Law PLLC Cruise Injury Website
Contact & Map
Moure Law, PLLC
1521 2nd Ave
Seattle, WA 98101
Telephone: (206) 300-2351
Fax: (206) 374-2293