Royal B. Lea III

Royal B. Lea III

San Antonio, Texas
800-651-2721 (Toll Free)
210-224-1819 (Local)
(210) 224-0141

ROYAL B. LEA, III, born in San Antonio, Texas, September 16, 1961; admitted to bar, 1986, Texas; 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. 

EDUCATION: Texas A&M University (B.A. with honors, 1983); University of Texas (J.D., with honors, 1986).  EDITOR IN CHIEF: The Review of Litigation, 1985-1986. 
MEMBER: American Bar Association, Antitrust and Litigation Sections; State Bar of Texas, Litigation and Antitrust and Business Litigation Sections; 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.
BOARD CERTIFIED in Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
AREAS OF PRACTICE: Civil Trial, Commercial and Consumer Litigation, Securities Arbitrations, Civil Appeals and Class Actions.

Areas of Practice

  • Business Litigation
  • Securities Litigation and Arbitration
  • Probate & Trusts Litigation
  • Civil Appeals

Litigation Percentage

  • 85% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Civil Trial , Texas Board of Legal Specialization , 2013

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1986
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas


  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1986
    • Honors: With Honors
  • Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1983
    • Honors: With Honors

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • San Antonio Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Texas, Member
  • San Antonio Young Lawyers Associations, Member
  • Public Investor, Arbitration Bar Association, 1998 - Present