Laurence Komp

Capital Habeas Unit Chief
Office Location: 
Kansas City

Larry Komp received his law degree from Washington University of St. Louis in 1992. Larry practiced eight years with the Ohio Public Defender, Capital Habeas Unit.  In 2000, Larry relocated to St. Louis and entered private practice focusing on death penalty habeas. Larry represented in federal proceedings in Arkansas, Missouri, Mississippi, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana. In 2017, Larry became the Capital Habeas Unit, Chief, for the Federal Public Defender for the Western District of Missouri. Larry’s entire career has been dedicated to representing individuals sentenced to death.