Leandro R. Area


contact information

phone: 504-581-3838
direct: 504-412-6268
fax: 504-412-6368

704 Carondelet Street
New Orleans, 70130-3774



Leandro “Rylee” Area is a native New Orleanian. He attended Benjamin Franklin High School, obtained his Bachelor of Science in Finance from Louisiana State University, and he received his Juris Doctor and Graduate Diploma in Comparative Law from Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University in 2012.

Rylee has handled, mediated, and tried cases in numerous State and Federal courts. His diverse practice is comprised of personal injury and insurance defense, including bad faith/extra-contractual cases. Rylee also provides clients with estate planning advice and handles successions. He routinely assists companies, big and small, on a wide array of issues. Rylee also represents clients who have been severely injured in accidents arising from defective products, particularly those pertaining to the hunting industry.


Louisiana State University (B.S. finance 2008)
Louisiana State University (J.D., C.L. 2012)
Admitted to the Bar: 2012

professional associations

Louisiana State Bar Association
New Orleans Bar Association
New Orleans Association of Defense Counsel
Covington Bar Association
Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit
National Hispanic Bar Association
NBI, Inc.

areas of practice