Texas Justice Center

4900 Fournace Pl, Suite 200
Bellaire, TX 77401

Tel: 1-888-852-3010





Nick Lanza is a civil trial lawyer in Texas and practices civil litigation, including the prosecution and defense of individuals and corporations in personal injury, property, insurance, and business litigation.

Nick Lanza represents parties in complex claims involving wrongful death, torts, and business disputes, breach of contract, commercial trucking, automobiles, construction defect, negligence, the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act, Texas Insurance Code, products liability, property, and premises liability. He also represents various professionals in professional errors and omissions liability claims. His clients include hotels, bars, retailers, apartment complexes, families, individuals, insurance agencies, trucking companies, insurance companies, and businesses, small and large. Mr. Lanza is proud of the fact many clients become long term friends after litigation is concluded.

Nick Lanza has successfully taken over 150 complex cases to trial by Judge and jury throughout the State of Texas. Mr. Lanza is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization (less than 2% of Texas attorneys are Board Certified). He was selected as a Texas Super Lawyer (2011-2016). Mr. Lanza was also selected as a Texas Top Rated Lawyer and America’s Best Lawyers (2014-2016). Hobbies include: collecting sports memorabilia, traveling, and golfing.

Areas of Expertise

  • Entertainment & Sports
  • Health Services
  • Insurance
  • Personal Injury & Torts


  • University of Houston, Bachelor of Business Administration (1986)
    • Speaker of the Senate, Student Government Association
    • Boxing Champion
  • Houston College of Law, Doctor of Jurisprudence
    • Order of Barristers
    • National Moot Court Champion
    • National Mock Trial Team
    • School Mock Trial Champion
    • Advocate of the Year Award (male)

Memberships, Affiliations & Licenses

  • United States Supreme Court (Licensed Bar Member)
  • Federal Bar of Texas, Houston Bar Association (Life Fellow) and State Bar of Texas (1989–present)
  • Selected Texas Super Lawyer (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Selected America’s Best Lawyers (2014, 2015, 2016)
  • V. Rated Attorney (highest possible rating) by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by Texas Board of Legal Specialization (1997–present)
  • Licensed to practice in all State Courts of Texas
  • Licensed to practice in all Federal Courts: Western, Eastern, Southern and Northern Federal District Courts in Texas, U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit, and United States Supreme Court
  • Member, Council on Litigation Management (CLM); Frequent speaker
  • Member, National Retail & Restaurant Defense Association
  • Member, Independent Insurance Agents of Houston; Frequent speaker
  • President, South Texas College of Law Houston Alumni Association (2016-2017); Chair, Finance (2013–2015)
  • Board Member, Board of Governors, Houston City Club, Houston, Texas. (2006–present)
  • Chairman, Special Olympics Committee, Houston Young Lawyers Association (1992–1997)
  • President’s Award, Recipient, Houston Young Lawyers Association (1996)
  • Member, St. Michael’s Catholic Church; Eucharistic Minister of Holy Communion; Group Leader: “That Man Is You” Program; Dads of St. Michael’s; usher
  • Coach, Bellaire Little League Baseball and Bellaire Basketball (2004-2013)
  • Green Bay Packers, part owner

Local Areas Served

  • Houston, TX


  • English