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A senior paralegal, Leslie has more than three decades of real estate experience and extensive knowledge of complex national commercial real estate transactions.

Leslie works on behalf of borrowers, lenders, developers, landlords, tenants, purchasers and sellers in connection with acquisitions, sales, leases, developments, financing and foreclosures. She has been involved in numerous multistate, multisite transactions, including preparation of closing timelines and checklists, and organization and management of documentation.

Leslie has served as lead paralegal in the multilender representation of an ongoing $50 million revolving credit facility; in the purchase and development of nonprofit resale stores and fast-food restaurants; and in lender representation of the purchase and construction of private water and sewer facilities. Her experience also includes:

  • Drafting commercial real estate documentation for acquisitions, sales and refinances.
  • Analyzing title commitments and surveys, including preparation of title/survey objection letters and clearance of title issues.
  • Preparing foreclosure documentation, including publication and announcement of trustee sales at the courthouse.
  • Conducting due diligence investigations.
  • Conducting lien searches and preparing and filing UCC financing statements.
  • Retrieving corporate documentation and preparing organizational consents and certificates.
  • Interacting extensively with attorneys, title officers, surveyors and clients.

Prior to joining the firm, Leslie held positions as a national commercial loan closer and a national commercial escrow closer.



  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification


  • B.A., Webster University
    • Management with an Emphasis in Real Estate
  • Associate's Degree, St Louis Community College
    • Legal Studies for the Paralegal
  • Associate's Degree, St Louis Community College
    • General Transfer Studies

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Missouri Notary Public