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John L. Venza Jr.

Criminal defense Attorney at Sugar Land, TX

5.0   40 reviews
  • Licensed for 22 years
    State TX
    Acquired 2001
    Status
    Eligible to Practice in Texas No misconduct found

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Law Office of John L. Venza Jr.
19855 Southwest Freeway
Suite 120
Sugar Land, TX, 77479

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Posted by Ricardo | November 2, 2021
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Best attorney in Fort Bend County
I recommend Mr. Venza as an attorney. He was very kind and patient. My case got dismissed. Thank you sir!
Posted by Erika | October 12, 2021
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By far the Best Attorney!!
John Venza Jr., was completely understanding, professional and worked very diligently to the end and I’m so grateful for the successful outcome on my case! Highly recommend!!
Posted by Mike | July 13, 2021
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Competent/Proven attorney
I hired him for my daughter and he delivered. Communication was superb. Very creative to get the outcome we wanted.
Posted by Hunter | May 10, 2021
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Would recommend. Very responsive, great experience.
I contacted John and he was able to get the ball rolling from day 1, never skipped a beat and was always very responsive along the way. Satisfactory outcome, great experience.
Posted by anonymous | April 23, 2021
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Great Lawyer
John, was awesome and I could have asked for better defensive, he went above and beyond to help me
Posted by anonymous | May 19, 2020
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Above and Beyond!
I’ve never been in trouble with the law before so everything felt very overwhelming. John took the time to break everything down and walk me thru my case every step of the way. I was able to get my case dismissed and completely off my record. If it wasn’t for John Venza I don’t think I’d be able to keep my head up. He’s a great attorney but even better individual! If you’re looking for a guy that will fight for you, he’s the man. He truly goes above and beyond.
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Posted by anonymous | October 27, 2019
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Antonio
This guy is amazing! He spoke with about a pending case which was foolish that I had nothing to do with but was present. Long story short he answered all my questions at the end my case was dismissed. I have used him 3 times for other family members and all ended with great outcomes. He is now helping with another case. I believe in him. He is truly an angel that was send from god!
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Posted by Emily | October 7, 2019
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Amazing!
Was very positive from the beginning and always filled me in on every matter going on with my case, gets the best possible result and got my case dismissed. Kept me patient through it all but very thankful for Mr. Venza.
Posted by Alex | September 19, 2019
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Always kept me informed of what was going on
Great experience from the get go. Explained the process, kept me patient (as the legal proceedings took a long time) yet all along the way he kept me in the loop and reaffirmed what the process required and what my expected outcome would be and it all planned out just like he told me.
Posted by Carla | August 15, 2019
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'Top Notch" Attorney
Mr. Venza is an excellent attorney! He genuinely cares about his clients and will continue to fight for you until justice is served. With Mr. Venza's hard work and perseverance, my son's case was dismissed. I am truly thankful that I found you Mr. Venza!
Posted by Keith | June 30, 2019
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Anonymous
Mr. Venza went above and beyond what 2 of the most high profile and expensive lawyers in Ft. Bend County had ever done for me. He followed thru with me every step of the way as a court appointed lawyer with the best outcome possible. He always returned my calls, was punctual to every court date and worked with me thru every step. I would highly recommend him and am extremely impressed with his determination and persistence.
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Posted by anonymous | February 18, 2019
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Thank You
Mr. Venza is a dedicated and excellent lawyer and above all compassionate human being who is persistent in achieving the best outcome for his clients. My son has a future because Mr. Venza fought for him with his legal expertise. Thank again.
Posted by anonymous | August 5, 2018
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Excellent Attorney and Great Person
Mr. Venza is an excellent lawyer and a great person being calm, patient and polite, and he is very professional, knowledgeable and experienced. John worked very hard to try his very best efforts in my case. He always responded my calls, messages and emails in a timely manner, and presented to each of my court appearances to discuss my case. Through his persistence and expertise, my case was finally dismissed prior to trial. Thank you John for helping me to go through such a difficulty time in my life. I highly recommend Mr. Venza to anyone who needs legal advices.
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Posted by anonymous | June 21, 2018
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Anonymous
Mr. Venza is an excellent, experienced professional and an outstanding attorney. He helped our child to get his life back on track without any problems. He was charged with violation of probation in Fortbend county, Mr. Venza nailed our case without any trouble and got the case dismissed. He is the BEST and trustworthy and honest lawyer. Attorney John Venza Jr. is soft-spoken; he is a man of few words though his approach and strategy says a thousand things about him and let you know without doubts that he is a brilliant, smart and very intelligent attorney. Our entire family was down due to this incident, he was confronting and giving us the confidence to stay calm throughout the time. Our child's case got dismissed by another Attorney in a different county. Prior to our court date, he met with our judge and explained the situation to him and showed case dismissal and convinced him to get FB case dismissed. On the court date, we went there and he completed all the paper works and got it dismissed officially and we were out within an hour. We were so thrilled and no words to say our appreciation. I could never express how truly grateful our family is to him. He helped us through one of the worst times of our and my child's life. We highly recommend Mr. Venza to anyone who may be facing criminal charges in the Fort Bend or surrounding areas. Thanks, Mr.Venza.
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Posted by Adora | January 18, 2018
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Gets the job done
John Venza Jr gets the job done. I found him on the internet and saw that he has good reviews. I gave him a try and am glad I did. My case was dismissed. I recommend him greatly.
Posted by anonymous | January 8, 2018
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Hire The best !
John is an excellent Attorney that I had the pleasure to work with. He is very professional and will fight on your behalf no matter what it takes. I would not hesitate to hire his services again and would definitely recommend to anyone without hesitation . Thanks John
Posted by Dana | December 10, 2017
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Outstanding Attorney. True Advocate. Great Person.
Mr. Venza is an extremely professional, knowledgeable and experienced attorney who knows the system and fully lives up to his commitment of relentless criminal defense. He listened carefully to the circumstances of my case in a non-judgmental and compassionate manner and explained the process in a reassuring way that helped me through a difficult time. He started working on my situation immediately and gave my case his full attention. He made me feel like I was his most important client. He responded to all my calls and emails quickly and kept me informed throughout the process. Through his hard work, persistence, expertise, and diligence he was able to have my case dismissed before the scheduled court date. I highly recommend Mr. Venza. He is a truly outstanding and highly capable defense attorney.
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Posted by Marlon | November 20, 2016
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Lawyer
John L Venza, Words cannot express the professionalism you and your firm has given me in my time of need, .John has been very helpful. he always returned my calls and emails in a timely manner. he is very nice, polite, pleasant and easy to talk to. This has been a very stressful and frustrating experience for me. But having John as my attorney has made all the difference for me he has given me ease and comfort on several occasions by just returning a phone call or email. I appreciate all his help and assistance. and if I know anyone who needs any legal assistance, . I would definitely refer a family member or friend to your law firm. I take this opportunity to wish you lots of success in your career. Thank You! Marlon
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Posted by anonymous | July 13, 2016
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Excellent Lawyer
John has been a great lawyer. He has helped me through 3 separate charges so far and when I was charged in a different city, he directed to another great lawyer! The first charge I was facing was a misdemeanor for stealing. The second came the next year and I was being charged for felony possession of marijuana. Thanks to John, both charges have now been expunged.. John is very professional, practical, and knowledgeable. I would absolutely recommend him to represent anyone in a heartbeat.
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Posted by Ana | June 17, 2016
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Excellent
Mr. Venza was very understanding, and attentive through my whole process. He fought to get the best outcome! If you need a criminal attorney in Fort Bend he's your guy!
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Cost

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  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 8.7 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Law office of John L. Venza Jr.
  • 2006 - Present
  • Assistant District Attorney
  • Brazoria County District Attorey's Office
  • 2003 - 2006
  • Assistant District Attorney
  • Tarrant County District Attorney's Office
  • 2002 - 2003
  • Law Clerk
  • Berg & Androphy
  • 2001 - 2001
  • Intern
  • Fort Bend County District Attorney Office
  • 2000 - 2000
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Education

  • South Texas College Of Law
  • law
  • 2001
  • University of Texas
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1998

Sample of Legal Cases

  • The City of Stafford Texas v. Alex Monroe Kelly
  • DISMISSED
  • State of Texas v. Maria Reyes
  • Thirteen minute not guilty after trial by jury.

Associations

  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • member
  • 2007 - Present
  • Fort Bend County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • member
  • 2007 - Present
  • Fort Bend County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Publications

  • Voice for the Defense (Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association)
  • The Deserving Dead: Dealing With the Deceased Bad Character In Murder Cases Involving Self- Defense
  • 2007
  • Appellate Advocacy Committee Newsletter (DRI, Defense Research Institute)
  • Federal Criminal White Collar Update
  • 2001

Attorney endorsements

Received (9)
Given (10)
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Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"John Venza is an exceptional criminal defense attorney. I have known John since attending law school together in 1998. John has a brilliant mind and an outstanding work ethic. He puts everything he has into representing his clients and achieves tremendous results for them. I refer every call I get for criminal defense to John Venza."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Johnny is very knowledgeable in his area of practice. He works hard for his clients to bring about the best possible result."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 05
Relationship: Friend
"Not only have I been friends with John for many years, but we were also court partners as prosecutors. John is a great criminal trial lawyer and is a skillful, aggressive advocate for his clients. I endorse and highly recommend John to anyone in need of legal representation when their liberty is at stake."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 27
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"John was a senior prosecutor in a felony district court before he left the Brazoria County District Attorney's (DA's) Office. The DA's Office only selects senior prosecutors with proven trial skills for this position. The position requires strong leadership skills and a track record of success. John is able to consult with you on what it is the DA's office is shooting for and how they go about proving a case. John is also very accurate about the law. I have worked with John on a few criminal defense matters and not once did I find that he was incorrect about the law. Finally, John is a no-nonsense, all business attorney. When he is at court for his clients, he is there to fight. John's character and reputation in the attorney community is impeccable. Prosecutors give him respect (earned respect) because of the many battles he has fought against them. Make no mistake. When you are hiring Johnny Venza to defend you, you are hiring a winner."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Mr. John L. Venza since he was an Assistant District Attorney in Brazoria County, Texas. John was then and is now passionate about the law and relentless in the pursuit of justice. John is always well prepared, ready for trial, and honest. John is well respected amongst his peers and an aggressive defender of all of his clients. My office endorses Mr. John L. Venza."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 22
Relationship: Co-worker
"I have known Mr. Venza for over ten years now. I have seen his work ethic in action first hand, both as a former prosecutor and also as a fellow defense attorney in Harris and Fort Bend Counties. Mr. Venza is a very zealous advocate of justice and seeks only the best dispositions for his clients. He is very well respected by his peers and the judiciary in his community. If you are in need of an aggressive defender of your rights do not hesitate to contact Mr. Venza for your legal needs."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"As a fellow attorney, I have had the pleasure of knowing Mr. Venza for over 15 years. Mr. Venza's professionalism, understanding, and compassion for his clients is second to none,. He is knowledgeable, passionate and relentless when it comes to fighting for his client's rights. He is one of the most honest and respected attorneys in our community. I fully endorse Johnny Venza."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"John Venza is a brilliant attorney and a relentless litigator. I worked with John for several years while he was a prosecutor and can speak for his performance as a criminal defense attorney. He is a skilled criminal trial lawyer and a great negotiator in the plea bargaining process. If you or a family member needs representation in a criminal matter in Fort Bend, Harris or Brazoria counties, I can not recommend John Venza strongly enough."
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Sugar Land Criminal defense Lawyer John L. Venza Jr.
John L. Venza Jr.
Criminal defense Attorney
Sugar Land, TX
Licensed for 22 years
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