Andrew Leeper


A former marine, Andrew has over 30 years of experience handling cases from pre-suit through litigation and post-trial matters. He is knowledgeable in all types of complicated legal issues involved in civil litigation.

Scott Santos


Scott has practiced law in Florida and New York for over 30 years. He has extensive experience handling complex cases and has tried more than 50 jury trials to verdict.


René Diaz


René was born in the Philippines and traveled the world as a Navy Brat. She graduated magna cum laude from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2010 and has since focused her career on litigation, having conducted over 50 criminal and civil trials. René is admitted to the Florida Bar and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Syed Qadri


Syed graduated from the University of Central Florida at the age of 20 with honors, with a double major in both political science and American history. He then attended Florida State University's College of Law, and had the privilege of learning the rules of evidence from renowned Professor Charles Ehrhardt, author of the leading treatise on evidence used by judges from Pensacola to Miami. After graduating from law school at the age of 23, Syed became a public defender in Ocala, and then moved back to Orlando to become a prosecutor, where he swiftly rose through the ranks and was eventually assigned to the homicide unit. Seeking to tackle new challenges, Syed then left the prosecution world behind and joined a large insurance defense firm in Orlando, where he worked prior to coming on-board at Leeper & Associates. Syed has extensive litigation experience, having tried over 100 cases to verdict, in addition to numerous motion hearings. Syed has also handled over a dozen appeals, some of which involved oral argument before an appellate panel.