Royal B. Lea, III

Born in San Antonio, Texas, September 16, 1961; admitted to State Bar of Texas, 1986; also admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Western and Southern Districts of Texas and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Trial
  • Commercial and Consumer Litigation
  • Securities Litigation and Arbitrations
  • Civil Appeals
  • Consumer Class Actions


The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence – 1986

Editor in Chief, The Review of Litigation, 1985-1986

Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas
B.A., Bachelor of Arts – 1983

Member of

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Member Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association
  • Arbitrator for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)
  • San Antonio Bar Association
  • Municipal Court Judge, City of Helotes, Texas
  • Selected to Super Lawyers 2014-2016

Board Certified

  • Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
“Royal Lea is in my opinion the best attorney in the country. My cases lasted approximately 18 months and I have never seen a more competent, professional, prepared attorney. As a result of his expertise, both of my cases settled with an outcome that was beyond our expectations.”
- Former Client