Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Laurence P. Horan

Laurence P. Horan (Larry) is a longtime resident of the Monterey Peninsula.  He has been very active in the community and in 1996 was awarded the Monterey County Bar Association Gibson Award for Outstanding Community Service.

Larry is a 1952 graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and in 1955 he earned his J.D. from the Boalt Hall School of Law, California University.  He also holds an honorary LLD Doctor of Humane Letters degree from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies.

In 1960, Larry Horan, Fred Farr and Francis Lloyd founded the Law Offices of Farr, Horan and Lloyd in Carmel, California (Now Horan, Lloyd, Karachale, Dyer, Schwartz, Law and Cook).  Larry in December 2009.  After establishing the law firm, Larry took a leave of absence for public service.  He joined the Peace Corps and was Director in El Salvador, Costa Rica and Colombia from 1964-1967.  Then Larry became Regional Director for the Western United States Office of Economic Opportunity (War on Poverty), a position he held from 1967-1969.

Larry has served on numerous boards including as founding chairman of the Special Olympics in Northern California, chairman of the board of the Middlebury Institute of International Studies and  member of the Institute's Board of International Advisors.  Larry served as counsel for the Monterey County Symphony and board member of the Marines Memorial Association in San Francisco, the Chapman Foundation, and the Naval Postgraduate School Foundation.  He has also been in an advising role for the Friends of Moss Landing Marine Laboratories and CSUMB's President's Council.

Larry is married to Jean Horan