Larry R. Williams is the founder of the Law Office of Larry R. Williams, PLLC and built his practice focusing on personal injury cases including car accidents in Nashville, Social Security disability, business, probate, and real estate law. He received his B.S. degree from Middle Tennessee State University and his law degree from Nashville School of Law in 1974. Larry has been in private practice in Nashville for the more than 40 years. He was an instructor at the Nashville School of Law for 22 years teaching Local Government and Evidence; currently an Emeritus Faculty member with the school. In 2017 Larry was honored by the Nashville School of Law as a Distinguished Alumni at the school’s annual recognition dinner.
Larry is active in bar association programs. He is a member of, former First Vice-President, and former member of the Board of Directors of the Nashville Bar Association. He is also a member of the Tennessee Bar Association. He is a Sustaining Member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and a member of the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association and former member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives. He has been certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy from 1996 to 2006. Larry also frequently lectured at CLE seminars on evidence and civil trial procedure topics.
Larry is admitted to practice in all courts of record of Davidson County, Tennessee, including the Tennessee Supreme Court, United States District Court, and United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
Raised on a small farm in Nolensville, Tennessee, Larry taught school at Nolensville Elementary School in the early 1970’s while attending law school at night in Nashville at the Nashville School of Law.
Larry and his wife Marilyn, have two adult children, Corey and Jonathan, and four grandchildren Justin, Addison, Isabella, Emma. Jonathan is now the managing partner of the firm. When not at the office, Larry and Marilyn enjoy spending time at their condo in Venice, Florida.
In 2000, Larry suffered a stroke. Fortunately, he refuses to let this incident sidetrack his career. While Larry no longer personally handles cases, he provides assistance to the firm’s attorneys utilizing his more than 40 years of courtroom experience, trial preparation, negotiation skills, and knowledge of the law. Whether it is discussing trial strategy and preparation or the details of a business deal, Larry provides a stronghold of leadership and experience upon which everyone at the firm relies.