Van A. Larson is the President of and principal/sole attorney at the Law Office of Van A. Larson, P.C. in downtown Batavia, Illinois. Van received a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, and later received his Juris Doctorate from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois. Van A. Larson was admitted to the Illinois Bar and the U.S. District Court of Northern Illinois in 1978. Since then, he has gained more than 35 years of litigation experience in nearly all courts throughout Kane, Kendall, DuPage and DeKalb counties. Van’s career began as a prosecutor working with the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office. Later, he was appointed by the Judiciary to serve as one of the county’s first Special Conflict Defenders. With gained trial litigation experience afforded by these positions, an increased ability to successfully manage conflicts which arise in legal settings has become most beneficial to his success in his current practice as a family law, criminal defense, and real estate attorney.