Phillip Bruce Leslie

Phillip Bruce Leslie: Attorney with McBrayer McGinnis Leslie & Kirkland, PLLC AV stamp icon
  • Senior Partner at McBrayer McGinnis Leslie & Kirkland, PLLC (32 Attorneys)
  • 402 Main Street, Suite 2, P.O. Box 280, Greenup, KY 41144
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  • Phillip Bruce Leslie was born June 24, 1947. Bruce is a 1969 graduate of Paul Blazer High School, in Ashland, Kentucky.

    Bruce is married to Leannah Leslie and they have two children, Allison Leslie 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, 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 States 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 - 2008
    Chairman, Board of Directors, Ashland Community and Technical College 1980 - 2008
    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 – 2006; 2014; 2015
    Member, Institutional Review Board - Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital 1996 – 2004;
    Chairman 2001 – 2004
    Member, Board of Directors, Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, 2005-2015
    Chairman, Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital Audit & Compliance Committee, 2009-2015
    Member, Board of Directors, Community Hospice, Inc. 1996 - 2004
    Chairman 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
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Phi Delta Phi. Member, Moot Court Board. City Prosecutor, Flatwoods, Kentucky, 1974-1977. City Attorney: South Shore, Kentucky, 1976-1989; Greenup, Kentucky, 1977-1985; Flatwoods, Kentucky, 1978-2005. Trial Commissioner, Greenup District Court, 1978-2014. Approved Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association. Member, 1978- and Chairman, 1980-2006, Board of Directors, University of Kentucky, Ashland Community and Technical College, 1978-2008. Chairman, Community Hospice of Ashland, 2001-2004. Member, Board of Directors, Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, 2005-2015. Member, Board of Directors, Paramount Arts Center of Ashland, 1999-. President, Paramount Arts Center of Ashland, 2005, 2014, 2015.

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Probate
  • Banking
  • Corporation Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Family and Domestic
  • General Trial Practice
  • Entertainment Law
  • Real Estate Transactions

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
888-513-1248  Phone
6064737303  Phone
606-473-9003  Fax
University Attended:
University of Kentucky, A.B., 1969
Law School Attended:
University of Kentucky, J.D., 1973
Year of First Admission:
2002, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; 1994, Ohio; 1973, Kentucky
Greenup/Lewis County, Boyd County, Kentucky (Member, House of Delegates, 1980-1986), Kentucky and Ohio State Bar Associations.
Birth Information:
Ironton, Ohio, June 24, 1947
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