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Larry S. Merrifield, Jr.


Larry has over two decades of practice in the field of law. Using empathy and experience, he is able to take the complex financial and emotional aspects of each legal matter and find the most effective solution.
Larry graduated from the University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science in 1990, and attended law school at the Gonzaga University School of Law receiving his Juris Doctorate in 1994. After graduation Larry worked in a legal capacity for a number of companies before becoming the Director of Litigation at Epiq Corporation where his focus was on large and complex class actions.  Notably, he argued to the Washington Supreme Court in the case of Aitchison v. Great Western Malting 161 Wn. 2d 372 (Wash. 2007)

Larry has been practicing in the areas of family law, criminal defense and personal injury in Clark County since 2005. Larry is also trained and practices as a Guardian ad Litem under RCW Chapter 26 throughout Southwest and Eastern Washington.

When he’s not assisting clients, Larry, a two-time gold medalist in the World Masters Games, can be found coaching both adult and youth runners with the Bowerman Track Club, as well as spending time on the Northern Oregon Coast with his family and their rescue dog Phoebe.

Honors / Awards:

  • 2014 Avvo Top Attorney in Family Law
  • 10 Rating on Avvo
  • 2014 National Academy of Family Law Attorneys: Top Ten Attorney


  • Kukrja, R., & Roberts, E., Colorado Methods of Practice vol 3, §XIII, Chapter 97 (West Publishing)
  • Goldman, G., & Roberts, E., ENA Offers New Approach to Divorce (Law Week Colorado)