Peter J. Diiorio

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Peter J. Diiorio is the owner of New Orleans Legal, LLC.  Mr. Diiorio attended Hamilton College, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Classical Languages in 2000. After receiving his B.A. from Hamilton College, Mr. Diiorio attended Loyola University School of Law, where he received his Juris Doctorate in May of 2005. While at Loyola University, Mr. Diiorio clerked for the Orleans Parish Indigent Defender's Office and several notable private law firms in the New Orleans area. Mr. Diiorio also received certification as a Student Attorney Practitioner in the area of civil and criminal litigation.

Upon graduation, Mr. Diiorio sat for the Louisiana Bar Exam in the Louisiana Superdome in July of 2005, just one month before Hurricane Katrina. Several months later Mr. Diiorio immediately began his law practice by representing homeowners whose lives were devastated by Hurricane Katrina. Over the following few years, Mr. Diiorio successfully recovered over $4 million for over one hundred Louisiana homeowners and business owners in Katrina-related litigation.

Since that time, Mr. Diiorio has developed a broad civil litigation practice, aggressively prosecuting plaintiff cases in the areas of personal injury, auto accidents, insurance litigation, premises liability, workers compensation, and domestic and family law litigation. As an experienced litigator and an effective negotiator, Mr. Diiorio has successfully represented hundreds of clients in southeast Louisiana, and has compiled a proven track record of success at trial.  

Mr. Diiorio has memberships in the Louisiana Bar Association, the New Orleans Bar Association, and the Louisiana Association for Justice. Mr. Diiorio regularly provides pro bono legal representation to individuals and families in need, and serves actively as a Modest Means Panel Member with the New Orleans Bar Association.

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana (2005)
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana (2006)


  • Loyola University School of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana: J.D. (2005)
  • Hamilton College, Clinton, New York: B.A., Classical Languages (2000)

Professional Associations

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • Louisiana Association for Justice

Pro Bono Activities

  • New Orleans Bar Association Modest Means Panel Member
  • Various Pro Bono Legal Representation

Ready for Trial

A settlement can often be a favorable outcome to a personal injury case, and negotiation skills are critical to handling any dispute. But if negotiations fail, New Orleans Legal is prepared to take our clients’ cases to trial or appeal, if necessary. In fact, we are known for not being afraid to take cases to trial, and thus its opponents know they are in for a fight when going against him. Within all legal and ethical bounds, our firm holds nothing back in representing our clients’ interests.

A Proven Track Record of Success

We have successfully litigated and resolved millions of dollars in settlements for our clients. Whether in insurance claims, property damage, premise liability, auto accidents, or bad faith claims, we have consistently taken on "the big guys" and won. We have an extensive record of success, representing individuals and small businesses, in personal injury and civil litigation matters.