Leslie Powell-Boudreaux is the Executive Director of Legal Services of North Florida (LSNF). Leslie has worked as Senior Attorney of LSNF’s Pensacola office, where her primary areas of practice were housing and consumer issues; and representation of victims, including children within the dependency system and victims of domestic and sexual violence. She was also a Senior Attorney with Legal Services of Greater Miami’s Employment and Economic Security unit. Under her leadership in Pensacola, the United Way of Escambia County recognized LSNF as its 2015 and 2017 Partner Agency of the Year. The Escambia Santa Rosa Bar Association awarded Leslie with its Community Service Award in 2015. Leslie received her undergraduate degree from North Carolina State University and her Juris Doctor from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of Law.
Leslie serves as President of United Partners for Human Services and Vice-President of the Florida Civil Legal Aid Association. She is also appointed to the Florida Courts Technology Commission and the Judicial Management Committee’s Access to Justice Workgroup by the Chief Justice of the Florida Supreme Court and to the Voluntary Bar Liaison Committee of the Florida Bar.
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