Brian- November, 2016 Experience, Integrity, Expertise Personified
Nearly 20 years ago I met Larry Arnkoff while working as his letter carrier for the USPS. He was easy to get to know as he treated everyone the same, whether they were the bank president or the janitor. Regarded as a top-notch federal defense attorney, never did I think that my family would need his help in a significant way. As life unfolded, my three children as young adults unfortunately had legal issues. My youngest daughter was charged with five felonies, including battery on a police officer, even though it was really a misunderstanding. Larry, somehow, with his amazing capacity to communicate and his broad system of contacts was able to get three charges dropped and the other two reduced to misdemeanors and adjudication was withheld. Then, after some community service her record was permanently sealed. Several times since, as she has travelled the world, I have consulted with Larry on an emergency basis regarding her safety in Lebanon, Mexico, and most recently about a marital issue in the Dominican Republic, as well as an incident on an airplane years ago. His advice has always been exceptional, prompt, and done with a great amount of personal care. Furthermore, his knowledge and advice was also paramount in business matters assisting both my younger and older daughter. My eldest daughter also benefitted from Larry’s amazing skills as she had issues with resisting arrest and disorderly conduct, which he quickly worked out and had her record sealed. Perhaps his most significant work on my family’s behalf came with a very serious federal case involving my son. A few years ago he was charged with trafficking significant amounts of marijuana, the sentence guidelines were anywhere from 10-40 years. Brilliantly consulting in the case, and utilizing his many contacts around the country, he was instrumental in helping settle the case with a plea of a 30 month sentence. My son is now on home detention and about two months away from being on probation. In large part, thankful to Larry’s input and meticulous work, my son has his life back and is now doing extremely well. In summary, Larry Arnkoff without question is as good of an attorney as you can find, with a myriad of federal experience. More significant is his honesty, integrity, and that he is a person who is extremely fair regarding charges for services and payments. This is a man who simply put has a character beyond reproach!
Tony H - Nashville- August 2017-FEDERAL DRUG CASE
In 2015 I was charged in a federal indictment with conspiring to violate various controlled substance laws and I was facing in excess of 3 years in prison as a minor role player in the conspiracy. I have a long-standing addiction to painkillers as well as significant physical and mental health problems. When I was arrested I was terrified about what was going to happen to me. From the very first meeting I had with Larry he assured me everything would be ok if I would only be patient and let him do his job. It sounded good but because of bad experiences I have had with other lawyers I did not completely trust him. Despite my insecurity and many phone calls to him over the next two years he kept assuring me he would not let me go to prison or lose my federal benefits. Federal cases are very complicated. Larry is extremely knowledgeable about the law and the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the Court respect him. Whenever we had to appear for a matter at the courthouse Larry always was confident and in control and that made me feel safe. He was able to convince the Judge to depart from the sentencing guidelines and give me 3 years of federal probation. It happened just like he told me it would when we first met. I am not a young man so going to prison could have been a death sentence for me. I am so grateful to Larry for all of the hard work he did on my behalf.
Experienced, Personable Attorney -Posted by Ashley March 25, 2016
I contacted Larry less than a week before I was to appear before the Grand Jury. He called me right away to get more details and was very friendly and knowledgeable. He knows EVERYONE at the federal court house which is very helpful and helped set my mind at ease. I hired him after speaking to several other Attorneys as he had the most experience, was reasonably priced, and made me feel the most comfortable. He also started working on my case prior to receiving any payment from me. He stayed in good contact with me throughout the process and never left me wondering what was going on. He told me exactly what to expect when going in to interview with the Federal Prosecutor and was dead on. I more than recommend Larry!
Peace of Mind-Posted by a client March 24, 2016
Mr. Arnkoff was and continues to be punctual, knowledgeable, understanding, reasonable, and professional - all qualities of an excellent attorney. He worked hard to achieve the goals we set with my case, but he never set unreasonable expectations for what he was capable of doing. I was never met with any unpleasant surprises and was always kept abreast of the situation - he has not failed to return a call or email and has treated me with utmost courtesy. He has been in practice for a very long time and has established himself as a trustworthy and experienced attorney with a good reputation and I would highly recommend him, both for his quality of work and the honesty with which he operates.
Only the Best-Posted by Nancy March 21, 2016
I would recommend Larry to any of my friends, family or anyone whole heartedly without a doubt. This attorney (now my attorney forever!) He is smart. He gets action. Larry knows the system and how it works and yet is kind and compassionate to his clients. There are not many attorneys like this. I did much research and interviewed several attorneys before taking him on, I did the research for you. His record is outstanding! I'm so glad I went with Larry, He not only won my case, but my case is gone, Completely Gone, as if it never happened to me. He doesn't judge the situation, He's simply on your side.If you want the BEST, I urge you to sit down and talk with him. You won't be sorry. Let him take it off your shoulders and give you a new lease on life like he did me. I honestly cannot say enough good things about my experience with Attorney Larry Arnkoff.
Lawrence is the best !!!-Posted by Dennis March 21, 2016
I met Larry thru an online search and reviews. He met me promptly and his fee was very reasonable especially for the time he spent on my case. I have great respect for him and his experience is invaluable. Now he is my one and only lawyer for any and every situation and I also consider him a very good friend now. There are not enough words to say how much this man has helped me and I hope to all those who read this consider him first and foremost. Thanks Larry, you are the best !
Michael R. just left you a review: 5-27-16
Last year I found myself in need of an attorney as the result of my own bad judgement and actions. Recognizing the need for professional representation, I called Mr. Arnkoff's office the next morning following an internet search. Although it was on the weekend, Larry answered the phone personally and took the time to hear my dilemma and set a morning meeting. Shortly after we met, I immediately hired him based on his calm yet serious demeanor and his infectious smile and assurance, "relax, everything will work out." Having had no experience with the criminal process, I was an absolute bundle of nerves. Larry would calm me down in each of our frequent conversations. His calming demeanor was, for me, his strongest attribute. Actually, that is not quite right. His strongest attribute was the resolution he was able to negotiate on my behalf with a prosecutor unfamiliar to Larry, but quickly gained his respect and who, ultimately, dismissed the case. Mr. Arnkoff is a consummate professional at every step and I would recommend him to anyone needing the best legal help available. He has come to be a good friend, someone truly interested in helping clients and friends alike.
JC-11-9-16-Great Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer
Overall Rating: 5 stars
After my ordeal, Larry Arnkoff is someone I consider a friend as well as my attorney. I had an ongoing serious federal matter that was under investigation for over 2 years. At the beginning the case did not look favorable for me in any way. Under the advisement and guidance of Larry we were able to diffuse the situation through constant dialogue and my cooperation with who was handling the case. I totally trust Larry in regards to any serious legal matters. He was with me through the whole process. I never had to wait for a return call. He was the one always calling me and checking on how I was holding up. There was several moments during this process that I felt hopeless but Larry kept me going with positive ideas and approach. I truly appreciate the amazing results Larry was able to accomplish. I feel like I have my life back again and I am forever grateful. Thank you Larry ------JC
MIKE-AUGUST 2017-NOT JUST CRIMINAL
When I first met Larry a few years ago he got me out of a terrible mess. I had foolishly panicked and left the scene of a minor accident. After hiring Larry he employed his wealth of experience to resolve the situation without drawing a major police investigation. In fact when all was said and done I wound up only paying a nominal amount of court costs-no fines and no convictions. After that Larry and I kept and touch often discussing our common interest in music. This past year I had a little more drama in my life and Larry came to my rescue. I was in a nasty automobile accident where I was rear ended by another vehicle. I had pre-existing head and neck injuries so I was in a great deal of discomfort when I called Larry. It turns out my injuries were what the medical and insurance industries call “soft tissue” and not permanent ones. Despite that Larry and his partner Tom relentlessly pushed the insurance adjuster until he came up to a reasonable settlement offer. He always returned my calls and always kept me advised of what was happening in my case. Not long after we settled I had a minor criminal incident in Sumner County. Normally Larry does not handle criminal cases in Sumner County but as a result of our friendship he was considerate enough to represent me. Once again he worked his magic and got the charge dismissed. The following day he filed a petition to expunge my record at no extra cost. Larry is mostly known for his criminal work but he did an excellent job of representing me on my personal injury case. Hopefully I am finished needing his services but for anyone else who is looking for a great lawyer, I would recommend Larry.
MW- February 27, 2017 Great attorney and wonderful person
I hired Larry to represent me after I had been convicted by a Williamson County Jury of Aggravated Assault. My first lawyer mishandled my case to the point where I was unnecessarily facing a significant prison sentence. going to prison would have been a terrible hardship for my family. Changing lawyers was a wise decision. I went from having an unprofessional and unprepared lawyer who I rarely saw or heard from to Larry who is a tremendous communicator and extremely experienced. His preparation for my sentencing hearing was very impressive as was his presentation to the Court on my behalf. Larry's hard work and skill pared me from having to go to jail and the expenses of having to take an appeal. I can't thank him enough and I would recommend him to anyone looking for first rate criminal defense counsel.
Carrie P. 4-30-16
To start I was convicted of a felony by a Williamson County jury. As a result of that conviction I was required to register as a sex offender. Prior to my sentencing I called LA to replace my previous trial lawyer whose work was less than spectacular. LA met with me and outlined a strategy and a budget. LA is very good at communicating and returned calls amazingly timely. In the last year he filed numerous motions to help me try to get the jury's verdict set aside before we got ready for a sentencing hearing. We had numerous court hearings before the judge agreed to set aside the jury verdict and two of the motions were granted. This motion being granted, it required me to no longer have to register as a sex offender which from what I hear does not happen very often. The difference in quality of LA versus my prior lawyer was incomparable. LA was always prepared and presented himself in front of the judge in a way the judge respected. LA has experience and knowledge that is beyond impressive. I would recommend him to anyone in any criminal matter. He is amazing and treats you as a person nothing less. He fights for your life as if it's his own.
R.K.-AUGUST 2017- MIAMI
I was referred to Larry a few years back by a good friend of mine who also happens to be a lawyer. I had a family member who had a criminal problem and Larry resolved it so there was no criminal record and consequently no immigration issue. Since then I confer with Larry about any legal matters I have be they civil or criminal. When Larry becomes your lawyer he becomes your friend. Despite his busy schedule he always makes time to speak to me. He doesn’t hesitate to commence working on my cases prior to us working out the financial arrangements and considering the significant amount of experience he has his fees are very reasonable. I have worked with a lot of lawyers. Larry gets the job done right. I highly recommend him.
S.K.- review posted on April 5, 2016
I was involved in a federal case and he came to me highly recommended. I see the reason why. Larry is very knowledgeable and professional and has years of experiences dealing with federal cases and knows everyone on the staff, familiar with judge and prosecutors, the whole process involved, that make it easier in almost all the cases. He is attentative, punctual and has a lot of patience, he is a great lawyer and helped me tremendously. I will recommend him to anyone.
K.M. - Miami - 2-17-2017
Larry has been my lawyer and good friend for over 20 years.My family operates an automotive import/export business in South Florida and
whenever we have a need for legal counsel or representation Larry always makes himself available. Sometimes we have concerns about the company’s civil liability or immigration issues or IRS questions. Sometimes we have real estate matters that arise regarding commercial properties that we own. Occasionally we have an employee with a criminal problem. Whatever the problem is I know I can count on Larry to help us resolve it quickly and correctly. He bills us fairly and most times he commences his work prior to discussing or receiving a retainer. He is smart and he always has our best interest in mind. I appreciate all of the good work he has done for us and I would recommend him highly to anyone in need of legal assistance.
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