Leslie passed away in 2017. She was a Partner with Bradley Berkland Hagen & Herbst, LLC . Prior to becoming a Partner, Leslie worked in the Minneapolis office of Baller Herbst. She worked closely with Adrian Herbst and Mike Bradley on all aspects of cable service franchising and telecommunications rights-of-way management issues. She assisted government entities in making comprehensive telecommunications and cable plans; complying with state and federal communications requirements; drafting, negotiating and enforcing cable and telecommunications franchises; revising integrated right-of-way ordinances; and negotiating pole and fiber agreements. She was a moderator at the annual conference of the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) and she has authored comments to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
Leslie was a graduate of Hamline University School of Law and a member of the Florida Bar. In addition to her membership of NATOA, she was also a member of the Minnesota Association of Community Telecommunications Administrators (MACTA).