Ann Arbor District Library Trustee
S. Kerene Moore
S. Kerene Moore
S. Kerene Moore is a supervising attorney for Legal Services of South Central Michigan’s Washtenaw office in Ann Arbor. This is her first bid for elected office.
In addition to her legal work, Moore currently serves on the Ann Arbor Human Rights Commission. She was first appointed to that position by the Ann Arbor City Council in March 2016 and reappointed in May 2018. Her current term ends on May 31, 2021.
In 2016 she was named as one of the country’s Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40 by the National LGBT Bar Association. In 2013 she received the Legal Services of South Central Michigan's Outstanding Advocate Award for her work with immigrant survivors of domestic and sexual violence.
Moore earned her undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Michigan. Moore and her partner, Kim Borger, live in Ann Arbor's Water Hill neighborhood. She has performed at the Water Hill Music Festival and elsewhere with the group Elemental Meaning, playing rhythm guitar and singing backup vocals.
Tracy Van den Bergh, an Ann Arbor attorney, is serving as Moore's campaign treasurer.
Kerene Moore: In The News
Opening the Courthouse Doors to Everyone – University of Michigan Law Quadrangle, Spring 2017
Lawyer S. Kerene Moore Honored for Commitment to LGBT Families in Michigan – Pride Source, Sept. 1, 2016
Ann Arbor celebrates one-year anniversary of same-sex marriage decision – Fox 2 News, June 26, 2016
Ann Arbor community members discuss same-sex marriage opening arguments – Michigan Daily, April 28, 2015
Monday Profile – Washtenaw Legal News, Aug. 8, 2016
LGBT Rights Section hosts forum on same-sex marriage – Washtenaw Legal News, Dec. 18, 2014
Debt U: The hidden costs of student loans – Ann Arbor Observer, September 2012