Albert J. Moore

Professor of Law Emeritus

  • B.A. University of Massachusetts, 1975
  • J.D. UCLA, 1978
  • UCLA Faculty Since 1983

Albert J. Moore teaches Trial Advocacy and Depositions and Discovery in the Clinical Program, which he helped pioneer. He received the School of Law's Rutter Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2001.

Before joining UCLA, Professor Moore was a business litigator at the Los Angeles firms of Riordan & McKinzie and Nossaman, Krueger & Marsh.

Professor Moore writes on developing systematic approaches to teaching persuasive trial and deposition strategies and techniques, including Demystifying The First Year of Law School: A Guide to the 1L Experience, with David Binder (2010). He co-authored, with Professors David Binder and Paul Bergman, Deposition Questioning Strategies and Techniques (2001) and Trial Advocacy: Inferences, Arguments, Techniques (1996). He and Professor Bergman published Nolo's Deposition Handbook (2nd ed., 2001).


  • Articles And Chapters
    • A Depositions Course: Tackling the Challenge of Teaching for Professional Skills Transfer (with David A. Binder and Paul Bergman), 13 Clinical Law Review 871-98 (2007).
    • Communicating Implausibility’s During Cross Examination (with Paul B. Bergman), 3 American Journal of Trial Advocacy 171-88 (2000).
    • Mistrial by Likelihood Ratio: Bayesian Analysis Meets the F-Word (with Paul B. Bergman), 13 Cardozo Law Review 589-619 (1991).
    • Trial by Schema: Cognitive Filters in the Courtroom, 37 UCLA Law Review 273-341 (1989).
    • Inferential Streams: The Articulation and Illustration of the Trial Advocate's Evidentiary Intuitions, 34 UCLA Law Review 611-716 (1987). Symposium: Clinical Education.
  • Books
    • Nolo's Deposition Handbook (with Paul Bergman) 7th ed. West Academic (2018).
    • Nolo's Deposition Handbook (with Paul B. Bergman) 6th ed. (2014).
    • Demystifying The First Year of Law School (with David A. Binder) Aspen (2009).
    • Deposition Questioning: Strategies and Techniques (with David A. Binder and Paul B. Bergman) West Publishing (2001).
    • Trial Advocacy: Inferences, Arguments and Techniques (with Paul B. Bergman and David A. Binder) West Publishing (1996).

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