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About Leah M. Blakesley, Esq.:

Leah was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada and attended the Las Vegas Academy of Performing Arts, where she majored in clarinet and band.  She continues to play the clarinet and enjoys challenging herself by learning new instruments, like the violin. Leah enjoys the thriving Downtown Las Vegas Arts scene and practicing yoga and fitness at Sin City Yoga and Real Results located downtown.  Leah also enjoys interior design, cooking and chasing her two dachshunds out of her garden every morning.

Education:

  • University of Nevada, Reno – B.A., major Psychology; minor Substance Abuse Prevention; Deans Awards; Member of Kappa Alpha Theta
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law – Juris Doctorate; divorce mediation program; externship with the Honorable Gayle Nathan

Additional Background Information:

After graduating, Leah was a law clerk to the Honorable Ronald J. Israel in the Eighth Judicial Court. Subsequent to her clerkship, Leah works primarily in the area of domestic law and has attended the annual Nevada Family Law Conference.  Leah now primarily practices domestic, family and business law.