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Leslie Isaacman Yohey

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Leslie Isaacman Yohey is an attorney in the Firm's Memphis office.

Professional Biography

Overview

As a member of the Health Care Litigation Group, Leslie focuses her practice primarily on medical malpractice litigation and other types of professional liability matters. She also handles general business and corporate litigation, commercial litigation, premises liability matters, contract disputes and real estate litigation in both state and federal courts in Tennessee and Arkansas.

She routinely assists with pre-trial litigation activities, including discovery, dispositive motions, pre-trial motions, mediation efforts and trial preparation.

While in law school, Leslie clerked at the Tennessee Attorney General's Office in the Tobacco Enforcement Division.

Professional Honors & Activities
  • Named a Mid-South Rising Star by Mid-South Super Lawyers (2016 – 2018)
  • Member − Memphis, Tennessee, Arkansas and American Bar Associations
  • Member − Association of Women Attorneys
Community Activities
  • Board Member − Hagar Center Board of Directors
  • Member − Junior League of Memphis
  • Volunteer − Memphis Area Legal Services
  • Volunteer − Grizzlies TEAM UP Mentoring Program
  • Volunteer − Girls Inc.
  • Volunteer − First S.T.E.P.S.
  • Volunteer − FirstWorks
Speaking Engagements
  • "Emergency Conservatorships," Memphis Bar Association CLE (December 2014)
  • "What's New with HIPAA and Medicare Secondary Payer," Memphis Bar Association's Bench Bar Conference (May 2013)
  • "Identifying and Avoiding Undesirable Clients," CNA Lawyer's Program (July 2011)
  • "Can You Hear Me Now? Effective Client Communication Reduces Potential for Malpractice Claims," CNA Lawyer's Program (June 2011)

Education

  • Christian Brothers University, M.B.A., 2014
  • Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law at the University of Memphis, J.D., 2009
    • Associate Justice of the Moot Court Board
    • Managing Editor, Tennessee Journal of Practice and Procedure
    • Marshall for the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity
    • Recipient of the CALI Award in Pretrial Litigation
    • Dean's Award for Academic Excellence: Best Brief, Advanced Moot Court Competition
    • Dean's Award for Academic Excellence: Best First Year Memorandum
  • Rhodes College, B.A. Anthropology and Sociology, 2004

Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2009
  • Arkansas, 2010

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