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Leola Marilyn Anderson

Leola Marilyn Anderson

New Orelans Personal Injury Attorney
  • Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability
  • Louisiana
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Leola Anderson earned a Juris Doctor from Loyola University College of Law in May 2006. She became a licensed practicing attorney in the state of Louisiana in October 2006.

She is presently admitted to practice before all Federal and State Courts within the State of Louisiana as well as the United States Supreme Court.
Because of her academic achievements, in 2004, Ms. Anderson had the distinguished pleasure of serving as an intern for the Louisiana State Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit for the Honorable Judge David S. Gorbaty.

Ms. Anderson was selected for inclusion by peer recognition and professional achievement in the 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 Louisiana Rising Star lists, which honor the best Louisiana lawyers under age 40 and those who have practiced less than 10 years.

In 2020, Ms. Anderson was a candidate for District Court Judge at the 34th Judicial District Court for the Parish of St. Bernard. She made history as the First African American to make it to the run-off in a parish-wide election.

Currently, Ms. Anderson is the owner and sole member of Anderson & Associates Law Firm, which is a boutique firm focusing on the practice of general litigation, personal injury, product liability, premise liability, employment discrimination, harassment, whistleblower and wrongful discharge matters, as well as medical malpractice.

Ms. Anderson is also a public defender with the 34th Judicial District Court Public Defender’s Office seeking to providing reputable and competent legal services to the under-privileged. In addition to services as public defender, Ms. Anderson devotes countless of pro bono legal services to the Family Violence Program of St. Bernard seeking to address the legal needs of victims of domestic abuse.

Since 2006, Ms. Anderson has devoted her time and energy to disadvantage youths. She presently serves as the Youth Pastor of Abundant Life Tabernacle Full Gospel Baptist Church, Pastor Tyrone G. Jefferson.

Practice Areas
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Medical Malpractice
Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
Products Liability
Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
Additional Practice Area
  • Premise Liability; Truck/Car Accidents
  • Free Consultation
    Free Consultation for injury matters that occurred within the city of New Orleans and surrounding areas.
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Professional Experience
Anderson & Associates Law Firm
- Current
Associate Attorney
Leake & Andersson
Gertler Firm
Intern for the Honorable David S. Gorbaty
Louisiana State Court of Appeals
Professional Associations
Louisiana State Bar
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American Bar Association
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Websites & Blogs
Gertler Firm
Contact & Map
Anderson & Associates Law Firm
P O Box 1717
Chalmette, LA 70044
Telephone: (504) 401-5821
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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