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Eric M. Larsen

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About me

 I am a former parole/probation agent with the Michigan Department of Corrections. After spending 12 years with the MDOC I made the decision to return to school to pursue a law degree. I graduated, cum laude, from the Thomas M Cooley Law School and joined the Midland, Michigan firm of Cline Close Dyer PLC. At CCD I successfully represented clients in the areas of family law, general civil litigation, landlord-tenant matters, and criminal defense. In 2012, my wife and I relocated our family to the Nashville area. Since that time, I have represented many clients in the areas of criminal defense and general civil litigation matters. 


My philosophy towards my client representation is simple. I treat all clients with the same respect and dignity that I would want. I believe in keeping my clients well informed at all stages of their case and my mission is to achieve the absolute best results. 


I've worked hard to foster professional relationships with the local prosecutors and my reputation as an honest and reasonable lawyer often helps me resolve client’s cases early on and to the benefit of my clients. I've also successfully tried cases to a jury from Especially Aggravated Kidnapping (class A Felony) to Public Intoxication (class C Misdemeanor). If we can't get the result we want through negotiation, I’ll gladly step into the ring to fight the State. The courtroom IS my comfort zone. 


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 80%
  2. Personal Injury: 20%



Contingent (10-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Matthew Jared Crigger

    I endorse this lawyer. Eric is a very professional and able attorney. It is clear from working alongside Eric that he is a very compassionate and aggressive defense attorney.


    Matthew Crigger Family Attorney
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  • J. Samuel Cross

    Mr. Larsen makes a difference for his clients and is respected by both his peers and the judiciary. I would recommend Mr. Larsen, without question.


    J. Cross Landlord or tenant Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Nash and Larsen PLLC

342 Main Street
Suite 202
Franklin, TN, 37064


MIActive And In Good Standing201108/04/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuperLawyers2015
Leadership Law NomineeTN Bar Association2015
Top ContributorAVVO2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyNash and Larsen, PLLC2013 - Present
Member/AttorneyPapa and Roberts PLLC2012 - 2013
AttorneyCline Close Dyer PLC2011 - 2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
Nashville Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2012 - Present
Williamson County Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Tennessee Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
State Bar of MichiganMember2011 - Present
Saginaw County Bar AssociationMember2012 - 2012
Midland County Bar AssociationTreasurer2011 - 2012
American Bar AssociationMember2011 - 2012
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of TN v. J.H.DUI reduced to Reckless
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Publication nameTitleDate
ICS Law Group NewsletterAvoiding and Managing Commercial Litigation2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2011
Michigan State UniversityCriminal JusticeBA - Bachelor of Arts1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Goodwill IndustriesExpungement & Employment2015
The Impact of a Criminal RecordCollege Crime2013
Monthly Membership MeetingUS Constitution and Criminal Defense2013
Victim Impact GroupCrime Victim Impact2011