Criminal Law Attorney serving individuals in the Middle Tennessee area
If you are reading this page, chances are that you or a loved one has been charged with a crime. Being involved in the criminal justice system can have significant lifelong consequences so it is extremely important to have an aggressive and experienced criminal defense attorney by your side to protect your rights. The son of a retired Michigan State Police detective, Eric Larsen's experience in the criminal justice system began during childhood. He went on to graduate from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice. In between his undergraduate studies and law school, Eric worked for the Michigan Department of Corrections as a probation and parole agent. After graduating in the top 12% of his class at the Thomas M Cooley Law School, Eric joined the firm of Cline Close Dyer PLC where he successfully represented criminal defense clients. Eric has a unique combination of education, experience and passion for justice and he stands ready advocate to on your behalf.
Bad things happen to good people and being charged with DUI is the perfect example. The laws on drinking and driving are tough and enforcement of DUI laws is a top priority for law enforcement. A conviction for DUI can result in jail time, probation and the loss of your driver's license. A DUI could also cost you your job or significantly hinder your ability to get a job. With the stakes high, it is imperative that you have an aggressive attorney to protect your rights. Call Eric Larsen now to schedule a consultation.
REPEAT OFFENDER DUI
Sometimes lightening does strike twice. If you are facing a second or subsequent DUI the stakes are even higher. Being charged as a repeat offender increases your exposure to jail time, fines, and probation. Do not delay in contacting Eric Larsen to represent you.
DRUG SALES AND POSSESSION
If you are facing charges related to drug possession or drug sales, do not talk to the police. Talk to Eric Larsen first. You have a right to refuse to talk to the police and any statements you do make without first talking to an attorney are likely to get you deeper into trouble. Much like DUI enforcement, the "War on Drugs" is a top priority for law enforcement and District Attorneys. They certainly won't be looking out for your best interest, but Eric Larsen will. It is of the utmost importance that you have an aggressive and experienced defense attorney early on to ensure that your rights are protected. Eric Larsen represents clients who have been charged with all drug-related crimes.
It is no exaggeration to say that being charged with a felony is the most serious legal matter someone will face in a lifetime. A felony conviction can result in a prison sentence, probation, jail time or significant fines. With the stakes high, the importance of having an experienced criminal defense attorney cannot be understated. Eric Larsen represents clients who are charged with any felony offense.
Don't be misled into believing that being charged with a misdemeanor is not serious. A misdemeanor conviction can result in jail time, probation and fines. You could also lose your job and your reputation. Eric Larsen believes that whether you are charged with a misdemeanor or a felony, you should receive the same aggressive representation. There is simply too much at stake. Eric Larsen represents clients who are facing charges for all misdemeanors including:
- All Alcohol-Related Offenses
- Property Crimes
- Drug Possession
- Probation Violations
Any theft crime could carry serious penalties, including jail time, probation, fines, and a damaging criminal record. A conviction could also impact your ability to get a job. Even a misdemeanor conviction for a theft crime can impact your future. Defending against theft crime charges is serious and you do not want to fight this battle alone. You need an aggressive attorney that is up to the challenge of defending you against these charges. Eric Larsen defends clients that have been charged with any theft crime, including:
- Armed Robbery
Being charged with a violent crime is the most serious legal situation you will ever find yourself in. The penalties for violent crime conviction are tough. A conviction could result in a significant prison sentence and, in some rare cases, death. You literally could be in a fight for your life. With some much at stake, you need an experienced attorney to fight this battle for you. Eric Larsen represents clients who have been charged with any violent offense, including:
- Domestic Assault
- Sexual Assault
- Vehicular Homicide
A domestic assault conviction can have serious consequences, even for a first-time offender. The state of Tennessee considers domestic assault a serious problem and this often results in the aggressive pursuit of a domestic assault case even when the evidence is scant. Sometimes a domestic assault charge is used as leverage in a divorce or child custody case, or just to get even. A conviction can result in jail time, probation and the loss of your right to possess a firearm. With so much on the line, you need a lawyer who is familiar with the criminal justice system.
One of a parent's worst nightmares is discovering that their child has been charged with a crime. Although the juvenile system is intended to be more rehabilitative than the adult justice system, there is an element of punishment involved and sometimes the system fails. Even more alarming is that some circumstances convince the court to try a child as an adult and this can be catastrophic for a young person's life and future. If your child has been charged with a juvenile offense, it is too risky to go at it alone. Having previously worked in a juvenile delinquency center, Eric is experienced with the in's and out's of the juvenile system.