About Leonard L. (Lenny) Franco - Criminal Attorney in Atlanta, GA
Criminal attorney Lenny Franco is a “lawyer’s lawyer” practicing law for over 40 years across Atlanta, GA and has represented other attorneys in small traffic cases or civil disputes countless times.
LENNY FRANCO is a second-generation attorney who has been practicing law for over 40 years. Lenny is an Atlanta native. He received his BS at Vanderbilt University in 1973 and his JD at Woodrow Wilson School of Law in 1976.
Court Admissions: Supreme Court of Georgia, Georgia Court of Appeals, Northern District of Georgia, Middle District of Georgia, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, United States District Court of Arizona, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Western District of New York
Affiliations: Georgia State Bar, Georgia State Bar Mentor Program, Dekalb Bar Association, Federal Defender’s Panel, Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Lenny is a “lawyer’s lawyer.” Countless times, Lenny has been asked to represent other attorneys in small traffic cases or civil disputes. Attorneys have been known to call upon Lenny for advice on how to handle their cases. Lenny enjoys teaching and encouraging others in the practice of law. He has been asked to be a guest speaker at several regional law schools.
Lenny has been married to his beautiful wife, Marcy Franco, for over 30 years. They have two grown boys, Charlie and Jake Franco, who both graduated from the University of Georgia.
When Lenny is not inside a courtroom, he enjoys spending his free time with his family, riding his bicycle, and cheering for his favorite football teams.
Award Of The Sword
Lenny Franco is the 2015 recipient of the Leeza Cherniak Award of the Sword, which is the highest honor a federal criminal defense attorney can receive in the Northern District of Georgia, for embodying the ideals of valor, commitment to the cause of justice and heroism in the defense of others.