Larry D. Simpson
Larry Simpson has been a board certified criminal trial lawyer since 1988. He has held Martindale-Hubble's highest "AV" rating for over fifteen years. For the last ten years, Larry has been named one of the Best Lawyers in America
. He was recently selected one of the Leading Florida Attorneys and appears in Marquis Who's Who in American Law.
Larry's practice focuses on the trial of complex criminal and civil cases. He has been admitted to practice in all Florida state and federal courts and has handled cases in Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Alabama. He is an experienced appellate lawyer and a member of the bar of the United States Supreme Court, as well as the Fifth, Sixth, and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeal.
Larry is past-President of the Tallahassee Bar Association
, as well as the Tallahassee Chapter of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
. He has served as Chair of the Florida Bar's Second Circuit Grievance Committee and was a charter member and Master of the Bench of the Tallahassee American Inn of Court (William Stafford Inn). He is a member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences
and chairs the local Bench/Bar Liaison Committee.
Larry graduated with high honors from Florida State University College of Law in 1973. He was an Assistant State Attorney until 1980, serving as the lead prosecutor for the Theodore Bundy/Chi Omega homicide case. He has been featured on numerous television programs and frequently lectures on subjects relating to forensic evidence and expert witnesses.
Larry and his wife, Linda, were married in 1970. They have two children. Larry is a member of the Seminole Boosters and an avid FSU sports fan.