Joe Moore has more than 40 years of municipal experience. He was elected to the Chicago City Council at the age of 32 and served for 28 years. Joe also has political, legal, and procurement experience. Prior to his election as an alderman, he served seven years as an attorney in the City of Chicago.
During his long tenure on the City Council, Alderman Moore was widely recognized for his political independence and his ability to build coalitions across the political spectrum. He served as chairman of a number of City Council committees, including the powerful Committee on Housing and Real Estate. Moore interacted and built relationships with business owners, real estate developers, citizens and other public officials at the federal, state, county and local levels of government.
Joe’s longtime service on the National League of Cities, an organization that advocates on behalf of the country’s 19,000 cities, towns and villages has also provided him unique insights into government. He excels in strategy development, building coalitions and understanding how to present to other government officials. He graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in political science from Knox College and received his law degree from DePaul University College of Law where he served on the DePaul Law Review.