Larry Lavender, Jr.


With over 20 years of legal practice, Larry is a compassionate and skilled litigator. Larry received his JD and MBA from Rutgers University in 2002, and he also earned his LLM from Temple University – James E. Beasley School of Law.

Before co-founding Wiley Lavender Maknoor, PC, Larry gained extensive experience defending insurance companies in multi-million-dollar personal injury cases. He became well-versed in all aspects of insurance liability and developed the specific knowledge needed to be a trusted legal advocate for his current clients.

Larry now concentrates his practice on representing plaintiffs in personal injury and wrongful death cases. With a deep understanding of the physical, emotional, and financial toll an injury can have on a person, Larry offers each client the attention they deserve. He pursues full and fair compensation for his clients in personal injury matters involving car accidents, catastrophic accidents, premises liability, tragic deaths, and more. Larry is also thoroughly familiar with the laws and claims procedures in slip and falls in both public and private spaces. Dedication, experience, and drive have allowed Larry to help the firm recover millions of dollars on behalf of clients.

Larry is also a protective and aggressive divorce lawyer. He knows that going through a divorce is an emotional and stressful process, and he strives to achieve the most beneficial resolution for his clients. Larry takes the time to understand the goals of each client throughout the complex divorce process. He fiercely protects their rights and best interests in child custody, spousal support, and other family law matters.

Larry is a top-rated attorney and a generous benefactor to his local community. Larry and his wife donate their time and funds to several small charities and organizations that support youth athletics and animal shelters. Conscious of good physical and mental health, Larry is also an avid mixed martial arts practitioner specializing in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai.