• Lance and everyone in his office immediately came to our rescue, taking everything off of our hands so that we could focus on my husband's recovery. There are no words to describe how thankful we are for Lance and all that he did for our family.
    - Wife of Police Officer Represented in Auto Accident
  • Your diligence, tenacity and professionalism are outstanding. You got us a much higher settlement than we thought possible. We have and will continue to recommend you without hesitation. Again, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts.
    - Police Officer Represented in On-Duty Accident
Lance LoRusso
Bar Admissions:
Georgia, 1999
Arkansas, 2006


Georgia State University College of Law, Juris Doctorate cum laude, 1999
Kennesaw State University, Masters of Public Administration with honors, 1995
Emory University, Bachelor of Arts, 1987

Lance LoRusso is a problem solver and trusted advisor for his clients. As a litigator with a law enforcement and healthcare background, Lance focuses his practice on law enforcement critical incident response, administrative licensing issues for professionals, general liability defense for individuals and corporations, healthcare law and catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death cases on behalf of injured parties and affected families. His representation of law enforcement, healthcare systems, professional organizations and corporate clients has provided a broad range of expertise and earned him a reputation as an attorney committed to resolving complex client problems in a professional and cost efficient manner.

As a former officer, Lance is a strong advocate for Georgia law enforcement. He serves as General Counsel to the Georgia Fraternal Order of Police as well as Lodge Attorney for Cobb County’s Lodge 13 of the Fraternal Order of Police. Additionally, he responds to critical incidents on behalf of law enforcement officers. Lance continues to serve the community as an instructor for Georgia police academies and is a certified POST instructor in TASER®, firearms, patrol office, emergency vehicle operation, and legal issues. He is a regular instructor at the Command College for Georgia law enforcement.

Additionally, he enjoys educating the first responders and the public on legal topics. He has authored several books, the first of which, When Cops Kill: The Aftermath of a Critical Incident, is a comprehensive study for law enforcement and family members of law enforcement officers to deal with in the aftermath of a shooting or violent alteration with a suspect; Blue News, deals with how law enforcement agencies deal with the media and public after officer-involved shootings and the dynamic that drives the news media to cover and report on critical incidents involving law enforcement. Lance has also written several fiction books inspired by his law enforcement experiences as well as those of his friends and clients. Visit his author website to learn more: Lance’s Author Website

Lance writes professional journal and newsletter articles and speaks to law enforcement professionals, business owners, healthcare professionals and risk managers at events such as annual meetings and conventions. Visit our Speaking/Writing page for more information.

Lance is active in volunteer service, giving his time to a variety of organizations focused on first responders and healthcare. Visit our Giving Back page for more information.

His interests include hunting, fishing and mountain biking. Additionally, Lance enjoys coaching and judging mock trial competitions. He resides in Marietta with his wife, Barbara, and two Labrador retrievers.

Lance is admitted to practice in the following courts:

  • The United States Supreme Court
  • The Georgia Supreme Court
  • All Georgia trial level courts
  • The Georgia Court of Appeals
  • The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • The United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • The United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
  • Firm News


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