Shara Larson spends most of her time working in consumer and business bankruptcies, representing debtors. In particular, Mrs. Larson handles Chapter 11 bankruptcies for both individuals and business entities. Mrs. Larson also has significant experience in guardianship and family law. Prior to switching her practice focus to bankruptcy, Mrs. Larson primarily handled complex commercial litigation matters and medical malpractice defense.
Mrs. Larson was admitted to the Nevada State Bar in 2001 and is licensed to practice in the U.S. District Court, District of Nevada since 2001 and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit since 2003. Mrs. Larson is a National Member of the Order of the Barristers for excellence in Courtroom Advocacy. She is also a member of the Clark County Bar Association.
Born in Willoughby, Ohio, a suburb east of Cleveland, Mrs. Larson moved with her family to Pittsburgh where she attended high school. Mrs. Larson received her bachelor of arts, cum laude, from Syracuse University in 1998. In 2001, she received her juris doctorate, cum laude, from Pepperdine University, School of Law. At Pepperdine, Mrs. Larson was a member of the Honors Trial team. She won first place for best brief in the school’s Appellate Advocacy Tournament and first place in Pepperdine’s Trial Advocacy Tournament.
Mrs. Larson and her husband, Zach, have been married for more than 14 years and have three young sons. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, hiking, reading, and spending quality time with her family.