Posted by SN on AVVO
November 5, 2020
Larry represented me in a white collar federal case. His communication with me was excellent. His legal skills and knowledge of federal law were great. There was nothing that came up in my case he couldn't answer. His fees were fair and reasonable. He helped me obtain the best result possible. The court and the government had the utmost respect for him. I would recommend Mr. Arnkoff to anyone looking for counsel in a federal criminal case.
Posted by CJ on AVVO
Mon Jul 06 2020
From the beginning to end, when the Federal Government started investigating us
(5 years to indictment and 5 years to sentencing) , Larry always provided me a sense of comfort and confidence, knowing that he had the knowledge and communication skills needed to process my case through to the end. This was a very complex case involving the FDA and the Big Pharma companies. Although we hoped, from the beginning that we could fight the charges and avoid any prison time, that did not happen. It was disappointing that we had to accept the plea deal, but it was with confidence and understanding that we made the absolute right decision. Larry was there every step of the way over the years. He was responsive and engaged more than the the most expensive, highly touted lawyers in the USA that I could have hired. Due to his ability to negotiate with the US Attorneys office and ultimately even after serving only 20 months of a 72 month sentence at a Federal Prison he still was there for me in 2020 when Covid 19 broke. At that point he was no longer retained but still provided my appointed Counsel with the information and background necessary to file a petition for compassionate release. Thanks to Larry and attorney Mike Holley I am now on supervised release.
Honest Hard Working Attorney
Posted by BA May 24, 2020
I was facing a serious investigation by the FBI for possible involvement in a fraud and money laundering scheme. At that time, I was not sure what to do so I started searching through the internet for a lawyer expert in federal criminal cases. When I found Larry's profile, I was impressed about his experience as well as the positive comments made by other clients, so I called in his office and ended up in hiring him after I had an insightful conversation with him. I gotta tell you that I absolutely made the right choice! Larry was an active listener who quickly understood my position in the case and he was able to make a good initial assessment for my situation. Larry began providing potential solutions based on his vast knowledge in the legal system of similar cases. Larry walked with me every step of the way during the investigation for the best outcome. Over a year and half, Larry constantly stayed in touch with me to genuinely keep me informed about the progress in my case and clearly answered all my questions. His excellent communication was a key to help me know what was going on. In addition, his fees were quite reasonable for the amount of care and insight that kept me stay on top of things at all the times. In the end, my case resulted in non-prosecution agreement and a financial settlement. I am truly thankful for Larry' service and I highly recommend him for anyone facing serious legal complications. Thank you Larry for the great work.
Posted by Craig
May 8, 2020
Mr. ARNKOFF's representation of me was excellent. I had a lengthy federal supervised release and he ws able to have the judge terminate me early. He constantly stayed in touch with me and answered all my questions.Mr. ARNKOFF went above and beyond for me. I recommend him.
Posted by Cesar
March 14, 2020
I was facing felony charges that most likely would have prevented me from obtaining my citizenship. Larry used his experience and confidence to convince the prosecutor to dismiss the charges. I never had a problem communicating with him and his fees were very reasonable. I would not hesitate to recommend him.
Men Of Valor
Larry, really grateful for your heart and desire to see men experience hope and a meaningful opportunity at a new life. I am thankful to have you connected with Men of Valor.
Curt Campbell | Program Director | Men of Valor
Experienced Federal Criminal Defense Attorney
Posted on AVVO and Google by B.Smith
February 23, 2020
Mr. Arnkoff spent tireless hours researching and educating me through the entire legal process. Mr. Arnkoff showed particular insight and genuine care about my case from beginning to end and even followed up post trial to simply check in.
Criminal Justice Act Panel Review-2020
Larry -- No need to thank me for keeping you on the panel. You have earned it. Yours was one of the easiest decisions to make. You bring experience, good judgment, steadiness under pressure and a great attitude to the game and the district is lucky to have you on the panel. --
Henry Martin- Federal Defender
Middle District of Tennessee
Posted on AVVO
April 29, 2019
Mr. Arnkoff recently defended my son in a case involving several juveniles and adults. He walked us through a very tense period of our lives and kept us informed and calm throughout the process. He was reassuring, confident and extremely effective and in the end, he saw that my son was cleared of all charges. The combination of his vast experience, seasoning and personal attention make him very effective and great to work with. My entire family is grateful to have had Mr. Arnkoff represent us.
Recommendation for a Great Attorney
Posted on AVVO by Gara
May 3, 2019
Larry has represented me since 2012. From the beginning he has always been courteous,promt and thorough in handling my legal matters. Anytime I had a question and or concern he went above and beyond in a timely manner to address and resolve the issues. I highly recommend Larry to anyone that has any legal issues thats within his scope of work.
Posted on AVVO by Mary
February 20, 2019
When we asked Mr. Arnkoff to help us with our legal problem, he noted that he did not usually take a small case like ours--it was not a federal crime and he had not worked in the county where our son was held. However, he gave us a very fair rate and took the time to learn about the locals so he could best represent our son's interests. I live in another state, but he kept us apprised every step of the way. He smoothed out a process that could have been very painful. He was honest and very clear about the process and prospects. And he got the best possible outcome for my son. I am very thankful for his services.
One of the Best Lawyer’s
5.0 stars Posted by JB on Google January 25, 2019
I was facing very serious federal drug, guns and money laundering charges. Larry was chosen from a special group of private lawyers by the Court to represent me. My family initially spoke to several other private lawyers but Larry had more experience and confidence than any of them. I made the right decision keeping Larry as my attorney. He has the respect of the U.S. Attorneys and the Judges. He fought hard for me for more than three years going above and beyond what the other lawyers in the case were doing for their clients. Larry always kept me and my family advised of what was going on in the case. He always returned calls promptly to my family and he visited me often. I was facing life in prison but through Larry’s experience, determination and negotiating skills he eventually got me a 65% sentence reduction from the sentencing guidelines. I would recommend Larry for anyone facing serious criminal charges.
Honest lawyer who has his client's best interest at his heart!
5.0 stars- Posted by Faisal-January 24, 2019
Larry is a great guy who helped me figure out the best solution for me based on my circumstances. He is someone who is reliable, who you can trust, knowing that he is not after your money. He always has his client's best interest at his heart. Highly recommended! Thank you again, Larry!
An Impressive Honor
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Great Friend and Lawyer
5.0 stars-Posted on AVVO by Nadim May 18, 2018
I had known larry for several years before I encountered legal problems in Miami. Recently I was arrested and charged for a federal immigration crime. Had never been in trouble before and had never experienced jail so I was upset and frightened. My friends contacted Larry and without hesitation he began resolving my serious problem. He brought in his partner Michael Matters who is as tough as nails to help with the case. When you are in jail you hear a lot of crazy and unreliable things from other inmates and from friends on the outside. Larry and Mike are both very experienced federal criminal defense attorneys so they kept everything real for me and whatever they told me was going to happen, it happened. After spending a short period of time in custody I was eventually sentenced to time served and released to Immigration. I thought I was going to be deported immediately. Larry and his associate David Berger were able to negotiate my release on a very reasonable bond leaving me months to get my affairs in order and eventually I can voluntarily return to my native country without deportation.I consider Larry a very good friend. I put my trust in him and he did not let me down.
The best lawyer ever
Posted by Sody on Avvo
August 13, 2018
I was arrested and indicted for a federal immigration crime in Nashville. Larry brought in his partner and his team of investigators who were very nice and pleasant to deal with. I never felt alone and always felt cared for and protected knowing that Larry and his team were fighting for me. Larry and his team are very experienced federal criminal attorneys. We went to trial and I was found not guilty. I was cleared of all criminal charges and released to immigration. Instead of getting deported I was able to return to my family in California. I am very thankful for all the support and very grateful for the amazing great and hard work he put into my case. He is the best attorney in the world. I would recommend him to anyone in need of an excellent criminal defense attorney.
5.0 stars-Posted by KHL on AVVO and Facebook on May 17, 2018
I had a federal charge facing 5 years (statutory maximum) and was given 30 days with a short term of home confinement. Larry was very professional, dependable, and a very caring person. He was available and returned all calls/text/emails very promptly. I highly recommend him to all.
Federal Grand Jury Target- No Prosecution –No Deportation
5.0 stars-Posted by Theo on Google Reviews February 1, 2018
In June of 2016 I received a grand jury target letter from the United States Attorney's Office advising me I was under investigation for bankruptcy fraud. At the time I could not afford to hire a federal criminal defense attorney and fortunately for me the Court appointed Larry from a special experienced panel of private federal criminal defense attorneys. The prosecutor was very confident that I had committed the offense at the outset. I was facing the possibility of prison and deportation. Larry’s extensive research and investigation got him the ammunition to convince the prosecutor there was insufficient evidence to seek an Indictment. It was a great relief. I am very grateful for his efforts on my behalf. He is confident, knowledgeable, and an excellent communicator. Highly recommend!!
Stacey-Do You Have the Right Lawyer
5 Stars-Posted on AVVO and Google on April 18, 2017
I came to know Larry Arnkoff under the circumstances that we all hope to NOT encounter one day - needing legal representation. Larry was very pleasant to deal with and his vast knowledge of the legal system was an added bonus! My husband and I came in contact with Larry when my husband was slammed with some serious charges out of Nashville, TN. In fact, it was a very serious federal heroin case. Larry quickly assessed the situation and immediately began to offer solutions. My husband was facing 33 years in jail but Larry assured me that he could get my husband a lighter sentence. After months of preparation, phone calls, gathering evidence and speaking to other resources within the justice department, Larry was able to pull a rabbit out of his hat. My husband is detained now, and has been for 2.5 years now. The courts had no desire at all to speed up his case. We just came from court in Feb 2017 where the decision was made to settle for time lesser than 33 years. He received 3 years and 5 months and with time served compensated, I can expect to see my husband by the summer of 2018 vs. 2045. Because Larry rallied family members together, provided proof of stability outside of jail and other pertinent information to aid the case, my husband will be able to start fresh soon. I owe it all to Larry. Thank you for your service and I would recommend you to anyone! The best compliment is a referral! :)
Tony H - Nashville- August 2017-FEDERAL PILL CASE
Posted to Website in August of 2017
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.
Excellent Attorney who never stops working for you
5 Stars Posted by Kiran on AVVO on April 10, 2017
Larry has walked with us every step of the way, both during and after my son's federal case. He is still there for us, 4 years later, assisting us in every capacity and we are extremely grateful for his dedication and loyalty. We highly recommend him for his services.
K.M. - Miami - 2-17-2017
Posted on AVVO
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.
Matt- Williamson County Criminal- Aggravated Assault
Posted on AVVO and FaceBook in February 2017
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 spared 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.
JC-Great Nashville Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer-No Indictment
Overall Rating: 5 stars-Posted on AVVO 11-9-2016
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.
SK- Western District of Tennessee-FEDERAL PROBATION FOR DRUG CASE
Posted on AVVO 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 experience dealing with federal cases and he 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 attentive, punctual and has a lot of patience; he is a great lawyer and helped me tremendously. I will recommend him to anyone.
Carrie P. - JURY VERDICT OVERTURNED-Williamson County
Posted on AVVO on 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.