Palvin S. Jhita
Associate

Phone: 504-585-7500
Fax: 504-585-7775
Email: pjhita@leakeandersson.com


ADMITTED TO BAR
2017 Louisiana

AREA OF PRACTICE
Casualty || Insurance || Transportation || Premises Liability

EDUCATION
J.D., 2017, Emory University School of Law;
B.A., Summa Cum Laude, Criminal Justice, 2013, Loyola University


Palvin Jhita is an associate attorney with Leake & Andersson. His litigation practice focuses on the areas of casualty, insurance defense, premises liability, and transportation litigation.

Palvin is a long-term resident of New Orleans and has lived in the city since 1995. After graduating summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from Loyola University in 2013, Palvin earned his Juris Doctorate from Emory University School of Law in 2017.

Prior to joining Leake & Andersson, Palvin served as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Louisiana, during which he defended the State, its agencies, and its employees against tort claims relating to general liability and transportation litigation in several courts across southern Louisiana. He then moved into private practice, where he represented local, national, and international clients against a diverse range of claims relating to casualty, construction, insurance defense, and premises liability at both the state court and federal court level.

Palvin is admitted to practice before all Louisiana courts, as well as the United States District Court for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana. He is also a member of both the Louisiana and New Orleans Bar Associations.