Mike Moore was Attorney General of the State of Mississippi from 1988 – 2004 and now practices law in the areas of dispute resolution and governmental relations with his own firm, Mike Moore Law Firm, LLC, in Flowood, Mississippi. Before his 16 years as Mississippi’s Attorney General, he served as District Attorney on the Mississippi Gulf Coast for two terms. In 1992, Moore became the first resident Mississippian to be selected as one of the Ten Most Outstanding Young Americans by the National Jaycees. In 1994, his fellow Attorneys General bestowed upon him the prestigious Wyman Award, naming him the most outstanding Attorney General in the Nation. He also served as president of the National Association of Attorneys General. In 1998, the National Law Journal named him “Lawyer of the Year,” and Governing Magazine named him “Public Official of the Year.” In May of 2003, the National Center for Tobacco-Free Kids presented him with their “Champion Award” for a decade of service in protecting America’s young people from tobacco addiction and his role in protecting the nation’s health. In 2004, Moore was the recipient of the Julius Richmond Award which is the highest award given by the Harvard School of Public Health. Moore still chairs The Partnership for a Healthy Mississippi, the state’s tobacco prevention program that he founded after the settlement in 1998. He serves on the National Board of Big Brothers Big Sisters, works with Boys & Girls Clubs nationally, and assists many other children’s programs. Moore is married to his wife, Letitia, and has one son, Kyle.