Attorney Larry Hayes Jr. has more than twenty years of experience representing clients with their divorce issues. Mr. Hayes concentrates his legal practice on divorce matters involving large estates or complex financial issues. Mr. Hayes has represented a myriad of country music celebrities, business owners, attorneys, doctors, and many other high-profile individuals and professionals at the trial and appellate levels. Mr. Hayes has earned a national reputation for aggressive, detail-oriented representation while maintaining the highest ethical standards.
In 2007, Mr. Hayes was honored as the fourth lawyer from Nashville (and only the twelfth lawyer from Tennessee) to be named a Fellow in the esteemed American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, founded in 1962 in Chicago. Members of the Academy are generally recognized by judges and attorneys as pre-eminent family law practitioners with a high level of knowledge, skill and integrity.
In 2014, Mr. Hayes was named a Fellow of the Nashville Bar Foundation. Founded in 1991, the Fellows Program recognizes members of the Nashville Bar who have contributed significantly to the community. Fellows are selected by their colleagues.
In 2005, Mr. Hayes was appointed by the Tennessee Supreme Court to serve as a Member of the Disciplinary Hearing Committee for the Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility, which oversees the discipline of all lawyers in the State of Tennessee.
Mr. Hayes has made two separate Televison Appearances on the Fox National News Channel to provide expert legal commentary on Fox's continuing coverage of the Anna Nicole Smith Custody proceedings which were taking place in the State of Florida at the time. Mr. Hayes is also frequently in the news as a result of his work with high-profile individuals.