Iriane B. Lee


Iriane B. Lee Attorney Profile | Kelley Kronenberg


Iriane Lee is an Attorney at Kelley Kronenberg, focusing her practice on first-party property insurance defense 

Prior to joining the firm, Iriane worked as a Deputy Chief for the Office of the Public Defender. In this role, she assisted in managing and supervising operations, while litigating for clients in complex legal defense cases through the appointment of counsel.  

Iriane completed her undergraduate studies at Xavier University of Louisiana, earning a Bachelor of Science in Psychology Pre-Law and a minor in Political Science. She obtained her Master of Public Administration, with a concentration in Public Policy, and Human Resources, from Texas Southern University and then her Juris Doctor degree from Southern University Law Center. While attending law school, she received the Chancellor’s Leadership Award and the Pro-Bono Award for completing at least 300 hours of service. She also led the law school’s partnership initiative with Touro Law Center’s Hurricane Sandy Disaster Recovery Legal Aid Project in Long Island, NY.  

Iriane has also studied abroad with the Tulane University School of Law at the Institut für Anwaltsrecht of Humboldt University, Law of Faculty in Berlin, Germany. Here, she furthered her skills in alternative mediation, negotiation, dispute resolution and international commercial arbitration.   

  • Louisiana  
  • Texas 
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana 
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Louisiana 
  • United States District Court, Western District of Louisiana 
  • Southern University Law Center, J.D., 2015 
  • Texas Southern University, M.P.A., 2008 
  • Xavier University of Louisiana B.S., 2006 
  • Notary Public, Louisiana Secretary of State 
  • Certificate of Advanced Study and Training in Mediation 
  • Certificate of Advanced Study and Training in Dispute Resolution  
  • Certificate of Participation in the Introduction to International Commercial Arbitration 

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Accolades, Associations & News

  • Louisiana State Bar Association 
    • Co-Chair, Leadership LSBA Class, 2021 – 2022 
    • Leadership LSBA Class, 2020 – 2021 
  • Texas State Bar Association 
  • Junior League of New Orleans 
    • Vice-Chair, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Committee, 2022-2023 
  • New Orleans Human Relations Advisory Committee 
    •  Commissioner, 2018 – 2022 
  • Dr. Tylithia L. Burks Foundation 
    •  President and Chair of the Board, 2021 – Present 
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Member,  2003 – Present