Michael J. Zant








Michael J. Zant

While developing a general legal practice, Mr. Zant practices in the areas of commercial/business transactions, oil and gas, estate planning, probate and general litigation . Mr. Zant graduated from New Mexico State University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture. He graduated from Texas Tech University School of Law and received his Doctor of Jurisprudence in 2014. During law school, Mr. Zant gained experience working as a law clerk at a number of places, including Lynch Chappell & Alsup in Midland, Texas, Sprouse Shrader Smith in Amarillo, Texas, Texas Tech University’s Department of Athletics, the 99th District Court of Lubbock County, Texas, and McWhorter, Cobb & Johnson, LLP.

Practice Areas:

Complex Commercial Transactions

Business Entities

Estate Planning/Probate

Oil & Gas

General Practice

General Litigation


Texas Tech University School of Law–Lubbock, Texas

Doctor of Jurisprudence, Magna Cum Laude (2014) 

New Mexico State University–Las Cruces, New Mexico

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Honors (2011)

Professional Organizations:

South Plains Trust & Estate Council

Lubbock County Young Lawyer’s Association

Lubbock Area Bar Association

State Bar of Texas

Honors & Awards:

NMSU Football Team 2005-2010 (Team Captain 2010)

NMSU College of Agriculture Dean’s Award for Leadership Excellence (2011)

Eagle Scout