Leanne is a civil litigation paralegal at Ernst Law Group in San Luis Obispo. She completed the ABA-certified paralegal program at the College of the Sequoias. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English at Cal Poly, with a minor in history. She is currently pursuing a Master of Fine Arts degree in creative writing at UC Riverside’s Palm Desert campus. Leanne became a certified sexual assault and domestic violence crisis counselor in 2014 and continues her affiliation with RISE, volunteering on the committee for the organization’s Walk a Mile in Her Shoes educational and outreach events. She also volunteers with the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival and supports women’s rights and civil rights organizations.
In her spare time, Leanne enjoys beachcombing, reading, seeing films and plays, listening to live music, and most of all, spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Leanne currently serves as the Central Coast Paralegal Association Secretary.