Johnny J. Lanzillo IV

Johnny J. Lanzillo IV

  • Criminal Law
  • Texas
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John Joseph “Johnny” Lanzillo IV is a Senior Associate in Deandra Grant Law’s Waco, TX office.

Johnny was born and raised in Dallas, Texas and he received his undergraduate degree in History from the University of North Texas. Prior to attending UNT, he played baseball at Christian Brothers University in Memphis, TN. He is a graduate of Texas Wesleyan University School of Law (now Texas A&M School of Law) and is licensed to practice in the State of Texas, as well as the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas in Federal Court.

While in law school, Johnny was a member of the Texas Wesleyan Negotiation and ADR Travel Team. He participated in competitions across the country and was the American Bar Association’s Regional Negotiation Champion.

Also in law school, Johnny participated as a practicing student attorney with the school’s Family Law Clinic to build his foundation in serving the community. He was also a team leader with the Texas Wesleyan Innocence Project, which is dedicated to reviewing claims of innocence made by the wrongfully convicted.

Prior to joining Deandra Grant Law, Johnny was the co-founder and managing partner at Peter & Lanzillo, PLLC, which later became Lanzillo Law, PLLC. Johnny was also previously an associate at Stanley & Associates where he was a member of the criminal defense team, as well as the law clerk supervisor and a member of the hiring committee.

Johnny is a trained mediator and has done special work in sports law.

Johnny was also a 2018 candidate for Judge in Dallas County for the County Court of Criminal Appeals No. 2. And although he did not win, Johnny received countless endorsements, including from the Mexican American Bar Association of Dallas, Former Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins, the Metrocrest Democrats, and countless other attorneys and Dallas County Precinct Chairs. Additionally, Johnny was deemed a qualified candidate from the Dallas Bar Association’s Committee for a Qualified Judiciary.

Texas Wesleyan University School of Law - Texas Wesleyan University
J.D. (2012)
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Professional Associations
State Bar of Texas  # 24068991
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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    personal injury cases only
Practice Area
Criminal Law
Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
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Deandra Grant Law
605 Austin Ave
Suite 5
Waco, TX 76701
Telephone: (972) 943-8500
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed