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Leslie M. Dillahunty

Senior Associate Attorney

Leslie Dillahunty’s experience includes defending various entities and individuals in litigation. She has tried cases in state and federal court representing cities, counties, and religious entities, as well as their employees.  She has successfully handled appeals in both the Ninth Circuit and Fifth District Courts of Appeal and has served as judge pro tem for the Fresno County Juvenile Delinquency Court.


Leslie has written course materials and presented seminars on the topic of “Litigation Case Management for the California Paralegal” for the Institute for Paralegal Education. 


Bar Admissions

U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
All courts of the State of California

Professional Activities and Affiliations

Fresno County Women Lawyers Board of Directors

     President, 2004

     Secretary, 2002-2003  

California State Bar Committee on Administration of Justice (Northern Section)  
     Member, 2005 - 2008

San Joaquin College of Law Alumni Association

     Board of Directors - 2022-2024

Association of Business Trial Lawyers, San Joaquin Valley 
     Board of Directors - President, 2012-2013
     Board of Directors - Vice President, 2010-2011 
     Editor of newsletter, The Report, 2010-2011

Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada

Federal Bar Association

Defense Research Institute

Fresno County Bar Association

Central California Adjuster’s Association


Juris Doctor, 1997
San Joaquin College of Law 


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