V. Lee Moore

Ms. Moore is a native of Pawley’s Island, South Carolina and is the senior partner of Moore, Johnson & Saraniti Law Firm, P.A. After graduating with her bachelor's degree, Ms. Moore worked for a short time as a paralegal for a large law firm in Jacksonville, Florida, before deciding to return to school to receive her law degree. After working for a firm for 15 years, 10 of which were as a partner, she left in 2002 to start her own firm, Moore, Johnson & Saraniti Law Firm, P.A.

Ms. Moore's practice focuses on all areas of domestic and family law, estate planning, and probate administration. However, she also handles a wide variety of other types of litigation. Ms. Moore is an experienced trial attorney who has been on both sides of personal injury cases. Having worked as an insurance defense attorney for 10 years, Ms. Moore has unique insight into the valuation and presentation of personal injury cases for the injured claimant/plaintiff. Ms. Moore is also a Certified Family Court Mediator.

Ms. Moore has always been heavily involved in the community, having served as a Girl Scout Troop leader, coached the Socastee High School Volleyball Team for 14 years, served on the Horry County Development Board (now known as Partners) for 5 years and served on the Board and Advisory Board for the Waccamaw Youth Center, Inc. since its inception in the late 1980’s. She is is an avid international traveler, most recently having traveled extensively in Uganda, Tanzania and Panama.

Ms. Moore has also been an adjunct professor for the paralegal program at Horry Georgetown Technical College and speaks at programs for Continuing Legal Education (CLE). Ms. Moore serves on the Probate Court Advisory Board for Horry County.


  • J.D. - University of South Carolina, 1987

  • B.S. - University of South Carolina, Cum Laude, 1982

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina

  • U.S. District Court of South Carolina

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • South Carolina Bar Association

  • Horry County Bar Association

  • South Carolina Office of Victim’s Assistance (SOVA) Advisory Board

  • Coastal Women Lawyer’s Association

  • South Carolina Women Lawyer’s Association

  • Coastal Business Women’s Association

  • Phi Beta Kappa

  • Phi Delta Phi---Legal Fraternity

  • Alpha Phi Sigma

  • National Association of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)

  • Business Network International (BNI)

Charitable Associations

  • Waccamaw Youth Center, Inc.

  • Grand Strand Juniors Volleyball Club, Inc.