Law offices of L. John Russo. Mr. Russo is a native and a long-time resident of Albuquerque, New Mexico. He is a 1967 graduate of Albuquerque's Sandia High School. Subsequently, Mr. Russo graduated from the University of New Mexico in 1972 with an undergraduate degree in Bachelor of University Studies, magna cum laude. He completed his first year of law school at the Boston College School of Law and then transferred to the University of New Mexico Law School where he graduated in 1977.