Reed W. Larsen

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Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Pocatello, ID

Cooper & Larsen, Chtd.
 | 151 N 3rd Avenue, 2nd Floor, PO Box 4229
Pocatello, ID 83205
Phone: 208-235-1145
Fax: 208-235-1182
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2014, 2017 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1985
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (20%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Social Security Disability (10%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Employer/Insurance (10%)
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    As partner at Cooper & Larsen Chartered Idaho Law Firm, Reed W. Larsen represents clients in the state of Idaho in matters of personal injury. As the attorney who tried the first of southeastern Idaho’s cases related to the Americans with Disabilities Act, he has experience  in both federal and state court in civil jury trials and has been the lead counsel on more than 60 civil jury trials during his career.

    Mr. Larsen attended Brigham Young University and graduated with his undergraduate degree in 1982 He then attended the University of Idaho College of Law and earned his Juris Doctor in 1985. After serving in the Fifth Judicial District as a law clerk, he was admitted to practice in the state of Idaho and before the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and the Shoshone-Bannock Tribal Court.

    Within his personal injury practice, Mr. Larsen manages cases of Social Security Disability, railroad litigation, workers’ compensation, wrongful death litigation, catastrophic injury litigation, medical malpractice, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents and car accidents. He is a member of the Idaho Judicial Council and the former president and secretary of the Sixth District Bar Association. He was a member of Idaho Bar Commission from 2009 to 2012, serving as the Bar President from 2011- 2012.

    In the Idaho Court of Appeals, the Idaho Supreme Court and the Idaho Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, he has argued appeals. For his high ethical standards and long list of successful results, he holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Larsen is also a Fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America and a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers.

    * AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    He is married to Carleen.  Together, they have eight (8) children and 11 grandchildren. In his time out of the office, Reed enjoys his family, grand-kids, team roping and golf.


    Practice Areas
    • 50%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 20%Civil Litigation: Defense
    • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
    • 10%Social Security Disability
    • 10%Workers' Compensation: Employer/Insurance
    Focus Areas

    Motor Vehicle Accidents, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents


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    About Reed Larsen

    Admitted: 1985, Idaho

    Professional Webpage:


    • Fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • 6th District Bar Association, President, 2003‑2004
    • 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1999
    • 6th District Bar Association, Secretary, 2001
    • Southeast Idaho Claims Association, President, 1990
    • Idaho, 1985

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Intermountain Professional Rodeo Association, Chairman
    • American College of Trial Lawyers

    Educational Background:

    • Brigham Young University, 1982
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    Office Location for Reed W. Larsen

    151 N 3rd Avenue, 2nd Floor
    PO Box 4229
    Pocatello, ID 83205

    Phone: 208-235-1145

    Fax: 208-235-1182

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    Last Updated: 7/14/2020

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