Philip Bruce Leslie - Law Firm in Greenup, KY
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Phillip Bruce Leslie


Phillip "Bruce" Leslie was born June 24, 1947. Bruce is a 1965 graduate of Paul Blazer High School, in Ashland, Kentucky.

Bruce is married to Leannah Leslie and they have two children, Allison Allred & Brett Leslie.

After graduation, Bruce pursued his college education at the University of Kentucky, receiving a Bachelor's Degree in Education. In 1969, Bruce was admitted to the University of Kentucky College of Law in 1970, receiving his Juris Doctorate in 1973.

Shortly thereafter, Bruce, along with Terry McBrayer and John R. McGinnis, became a partner in what would become one of the State’s most prominent law firms, McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie & Kirkland. Bruce currently is a Senior Partner.

Throughout his years of practicing law, Bruce has had the opportunity to serve his community. His achievements, both professional and civic, are as follows:

  • Admitted to Practice Law in Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee
  • Trial Commissioner, Greenup District Court 1978 - 2014
  • Past Member, House of Delegates (Kentucky Bar Association) representing the 20th Judicial District
  • City Attorney, City of Flatwoods, Kentucky 1977 -2005
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Ashland Community and Technical College 1978 - 2012
  • Chairman, Board of Directors, Ashland Community and Technical College 1980 - 2012
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Paramount Art Center 1999 - present
  • Secretary, Board of Directors, Paramount Art Center 2000 - 2004
  • Vice President, Board of Directors, Paramount Art Center 2005
  • President, Board of Directors, Paramount Art Center 2006 and 2014-2015
  • Member, Institutional Review Board - Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital 1996 - 2004
  • Chairman, Institutional Review Board - Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital 2001 – 2004
  • Member, Board of Directors – Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital 2004 – 2011
  • Chairman, Audit & Compliance Committee – Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital 2005-2015
  • Member, Board of Directors, Community Hospice, Inc. 1996 - 2004
  • Chairman, Board of Directors, Community Hospice, Inc. 2001 - 2004
  • President of Hometown Broadcasting, Inc., licensee of WLGC and WLGC-FM, Ashland, KY; WNXT and WNXT-FM and WZZZ-FM, Portsmouth, OH; WHIR and WHIR-FM, Danville, KY; WRNZ-FM, Lancaster, KY; and WHBN-AM, Harrodsburg, KY
  • Vestry Member - Calvary Episcopal Church 2004 – current
  • Member, Kentucky Community & Technical College Foundation Board 2012 – current
  • Member, Kentucky Community & Technical College Finance Committee 2013 – current
 

Charitable Giving

For nearly four decades, Bruce Leslie has vigorously pursued his belief in giving back to the community. He has served with distinction as a member of the Kentucky Bar Association House of Delegates, member and Chairman of the Board of Ashland Community & Technical College; a member, secretary, vice president and Chairman of the Board of the Paramount Arts Center, a member and Chairman of the Institutional Review Board of Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, a member and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital and a member and Board member and Chairman of the Board for Community Hospice. In addition, Mr. Leslie is proud to serve as a vestry member of the Calvary Episcopal Church since 2004.
If you or someone you know needs legal help, contact MMLK today at:
Greenup: 606-473-7303
Ashland: 606-326-0001