Larry G. Hayes, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Nashville, TN

Jackson, Kweller and Hayes
 | 214 2nd Ave. N., Suite 103
Nashville, TN 37201
Phone: 615-256-2602
Fax: 615-242-5967
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008, 2010 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Larry G. Hayes Jr. is a member of Jackson, Kweller, McKinney, Warden, Lewis & Hayes, located in Nashville, Tennessee. Providing advice and counsel to clients throughout the area for more than 20 years, he focuses his practice exclusively on family law matters, and he has represented numerous individuals, including entertainers and professional athletes, in high-profile divorce proceedings involving complicated property valuation and division issues.

As an undergraduate, Mr. Hayes first attended Vanderbilt University, where he spent a year studying civil engineering. He then went on to attend St. John's College at the University of Oxford, where he took courses in parliamentary government in 1987. He then returned to the United States, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in business administration from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1989. Following the completion of his well-rounded undergraduate education, Mr. Hayes then pursued his legal studies, graduating cum laude with his Juris Doctor from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 1992. He has been admitted to practice before all Tennessee state courts since 1992.

During his career, Mr. Hayes has represented clients in many complex and contentious divorce cases, including several that have involved difficult multistate custody disputes and others that have presented intricate valuation issues as part of the property division determination. He has been certified as a mediator by the American Arbitration Association since 1994.

Dedicated to his profession, Mr. Hayes is a member of several legal organizations, including the American, Tennessee and Nashville bar associations. He is also a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. A sought-after lecturer, Mr. Hayes has frequently delivered presentations on family law topics to groups of fellow attorneys.

Practice Areas
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Family Law (100%)


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Super Lawyers: 2008, 2010 - 2018

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About Larry Hayes, Jr.

Admitted: 1992, Tennessee

Professional Webpage:


  • Fourth Lawyer from Nashville and the Twelfth Lawyer from Tennessee to be Named a Fellow in the Esteemed American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2007
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2007 - Present

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Mediator, American Arbitration Association, 1994

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Nashville Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, 1992 - Present
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, 1992 - Present
  • Tennessee Supreme Court, Board of Professional Responsibility, Member, Disciplinary Hearing Committee
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, 1992 - Present
  • Tennessee, 1992

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • American Heart Association, 1989 - Present

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Guest Lecturer, American National Lawyers Insurance Reciprocal
  • Guest Lecturer, Tennessee Bar Association
  • Guest Lecturer, National Business Institute
  • Family Law, Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association, 1996 - 1999
  • Guest Lecturer, Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association
  • Author, Divorce Guide, Matrimonial And Family Law

Educational Background:

  • Vanderbilt University, Civil Engineering - 1985
  • St. John's College, Oxford University, Oxford, U.K. - 1987, Honors: Dean's List, Major: Parliamentary Government
  • Rhodes College, Memphis, TN, USA, 1989B.A., Honors: Dean's List, Honors: College Football All-American-Guard, 1988-1989, Honors: College Football Team, Captain & Most Valuable Player, 1988-1989, Major: Business Administration
  • Vanderbilt University Law School, Nashville, Tennessee, 1992
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Office Location for Larry G. Hayes, Jr.

214 2nd Ave. N.
Suite 103
Nashville, TN 37201

Phone: 615-256-2602

Fax: 615-242-5967

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Last Updated: 7/28/2017

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