LEON J. MINVIELLE, III
LEON J. MINVIELLE, III
Leon J. Minvielle, III is a native of New Iberia, Louisiana, and is a graduate of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (formerly the University of Southwestern Louisiana). He earned his juris doctorate degree from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University in 1973. Leon has continued his education since graduation with attendance at numerous seminars on various aspects of the law.
Leon has been very active in community service groups, and is a member and past president of the New Iberia Kiwanis Club, and past president of the New Iberia Jaycees. He is a lector at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, and has been an active supporter of Catholic High School of New Iberia athletics. In 1978, Leon was recognized as New Iberia’s outstanding young man.
Leon has also served as an officer in the Louisiana Army National Guard. He went through basic training at Fort Polk, Louisiana, and officer candidate school at Fort Benning, Georgia. He also had training at the red eye guided missile school Fort Bliss, Texas.
Leon is a licensed title insurance agent (34 years) and is associated with American Title Company in New Iberia. Leon is approved as a loan closing attorney for most commercial and private lenders in Acadiana.
Leon’s duties and case load include work in the areas of Real Estate (Sales, Mortgages, Leases), Commercial/Corporate Law, Wills and Estates/Successions, Municipal Law, Family Law (Divorce, Custody, Support), and Criminal Law.
He served as City Attorney for the City of New Iberia from 1989 through 1993, and as City Attorney for the City of Delcambre from 1982 to 1989. Leon was also the First Magistrate of the Delcambre Mayor’s Court.
Leon is admitted to practice before all of the State Courts of Louisiana as well as the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana.
Leon is a member and past president of the Iberia Parish Bar Association, and is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and the Louisiana Association of Defense Council. Additionally, he served as a delegate to the Louisiana State Democratic Central Committee.
Real Estate, Commercial Law, Personal Injury/Auto, Insurance Defense, Family Law, Criminal Law, Criminal Practice
60% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Outstanding Young Man, New Iberia, 1978
Agent, First American Title Insurance Company