We are proud to welcome Larry Lofgren as our newest Associate, focusing on family law and bankruptcy. GSJones Law Group is also excited to offer family law and bankruptcy clients a new Bainbridge Island location. Larry comes to us from a solo practice on Bainbridge Island. You can schedule appointments with Larry at either our main office in Port Orchard or on Bainbridge Island. With additional experience in estate planning law and real estate, he will also strengthen those teams at GSJones Law Group.
Larry remarks on his roots here, “As someone with deep family roots in Kitsap County, I am excited to join GSJones Law Group. My parents grew up in Bremerton and I was born in Tacoma.”
He looks forward to helping clients navigate the unfamiliar and challenging family court system during emotional times. “My approach is to get into court quickly, firmly and decisively when appropriate. And yet keep in mind the long-term plans of my clients and the need for healing.”
Though Larry grew up in Illinois, he spent summers with his grandparents in Bremerton. After practicing law in Chicago for over ten years, he moved to Seattle with his family in 2003. He and his teenage son moved to Bainbridge Island in 2013.
Drawn to serving people and the public good, fluent in Spanish
Larry’s first legal job was with a public interest law organization. Upon moving to Kitsap County he quickly became active in the Kitsap Bar Association. He uses his fluent Spanish volunteering regularly with Kitsap Legal Services. He has served as a Guardian ad litem. Currently, he uses that experience to better serve clients in family court.
He and his son are active in their Bainbridge Island community. Larry’s many community activities include the local Rotary Club, the Beacon Food Forest, and Friends of Bainbridge Island Farms (board member). He and his son enjoy biking, traveling, backpacking, skiing and playing clarinet and saxophone.
25 years providing personalized representation
Larry Lofgren has helped thousands of people get a fresh start in bankruptcy and guided many others through divorce, child custody and other family law matters. Larry speaks fluent Spanish, studying and teaching in Guatemala and Spain, and welcomes Spanish-speaking clients.
A breadth of practice, including solo practice, public interest & large law firms.
Larry’s goal as a lawyer has always been to help real people, not big institutions. He began as a public interest lawyer with the American Civil Liberties Union of Chicago out of law school. Since then he worked at larger firms in Chicago and Seattle. He then opened his own small practice on Bainbridge Island prior to joining GSJones Law Group. His extensive experience in bankruptcy law includes Chapter 7, Chapter 13, business issues and litigating adversarial proceedings, including student loan discharge cases. He maintains licenses to practice law in both Washington and Illinois. In addition, he puts that goal of helping people into practice through volunteering for Kitsap Legal Services and King County Bar Association Legal Services.
Larry will have office hours in both Port Orchard and Bainbridge Island. Call our main office at 360-876-9221 to make an appointment with him for either location.
Born in Tacoma, the son of Bremerton natives, Larry Lofgren has deep roots in Western Washington and is delighted to be back home. Yet, he loves travel. After passing the bar exam, he spent the summer living with a Guatemalan family and studying Spanish in Quetzaltenango. Then, during his time in Chicago, he took a year off to teach English in Madrid. There he lived with Spanish and Latin American roommates. Living with them gave him deep Spanish language skills.
Larry and his teenage son live on Bainbridge Island. His many community activities include the local Rotary Club, the Beacon Food Forest, and Friends of Bainbridge Island Farms (board member). He and his son enjoy biking, traveling, backpacking, skiing and playing clarinet and saxophone.
Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, IL
J.D. – 1992