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Joseph Lanza

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Before joining Vethan Law Firm, P.C. (VLF), attorney Joseph L. Lanza worked 16-years for legendary Texas attorney Richard “Racehorse” Haynes, where he handled a wide-range of civil and criminal cases at the trial and appellate levels.

A graduate of the South Texas College of Law in 1992, Mr. Lanza also worked as a briefing attorney for two years for the Fourteenth Court of Appeals in Houston, has published and co-published numerous articles in professional and trade journals, and has been a guest speaker at trade conventions in the hospitality industry.

In addition to being admitted to practice before all Texas courts, he is admitted before the Fifth, Ninth, and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeals for the United States, and the United States District Courts, Southern District of Texas. As a member of the firm, Mr. Lanza’s practice areas include civil appellate, business and commercial litigation. Mr. Lanza is a member of the Houston Bar Association.

At present, Mr. Lanza serves as the Managing Attorney for VLF’s San Antonio, Texas office.


Published Appellate Decision

  • 4:03-cv-02297; Lopez, et al vs. The City of Houston, et al
  • 4:06-cv-00372; Wohlfahrt Enterprises, Inc. vs. Sentry Insurance: A Mutual Company
  • 2008-WL-4118069; Smith vs. State
  • 99 S.W.3d 600; Sims vs. State
  • 2003-WL-21947104; Hogarty vs. Abernathy
  • 2008-WL-878938; Rorie vs. Harris County
  • 329 S.W.3d 104; Appel vs. Muguerza
  • 226 S.W.3d 472; Morrison v. Robinson

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