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About Me

I am a criminal defense attorney with over thirty five years of litigation experience. I am licensed to practice in Tennessee and Florida and I have offices in Nashville and Miami. I specialize in federal criminal defense and I a member of the CJA federal criminal panel for the Middle District of Tennessee. I represent individuals or corporations who need representation in any federal or state criminal matter. Please refer to my website for a complete list of my areas of expertise. I have represented clients in federal and state courts all over the United States. I am currently a Certified Listed TSC Rule 31 Family and Civil mediator in Tennessee. No problem is too small for me to discuss. I can be contacted for a free consultation in Nashville at 615 973-4570 or Miami 305 775-5453.


Practice Areas


  1. Federal Crime: 65%
    41 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 15%
    41 years
  3. White Collar Crime: 15%
    41 years
  4. Entertainment: 5%
    16 years



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Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • John Patrick Cauley

    Larry is a phenomenal criminal defense attorney. He is a highly skilled trial lawyer who works tirelessly for all of his clients. A consummate professional, Larry is very well respected by the judiciary and his fellow attorneys. I wholeheartedly recommend Larry to anyone seeking criminal defense counsel.


    John Cauley Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • George Travis Hawkins

    Larry is smart, tough and prepared. He's also just a plain decent human being. His licensure in two jurisdictions, Tennessee and Florida, is also a plus. I fully endorse Larry Arnkoff.


    George Hawkins
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Office of Lawrence Arnkoff

5115 Maryland Way
Brentwood, TN, 37027-1200


FLMember in Good Standing197409/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Senior AttorneyLaw Office of Lawrence Arnkoff1980 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
CJA Panel for the Middle District of TennesseeMember2010 - Present
United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Sixth CircuitMember2009 - Present
United States District Court for the Middle District of TennesseeMember2008 - Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh CircuitMember1980 - Present
United States District Court for the Southern District of FloridaMember1975 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
U.S. vs. JunquieraFederal Diversion-Indictment Dismissed- no deportation
U.S. vs. N.P.Defendant was placed on federal probation
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Univ MiamiLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
University of MichiganHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1971