Leslea Smith is an attorney and Regional Director of the Oregon Law Center’s Hillsboro office, where she oversees its vital role in providing free civil legal services to low-income residents of Washington, Columbia, Clatsop, Tillamook and Yamhill counties. A Hillsboro resident, Ms. Smith joined the local office in 1998 after stints with Legal Aid Services in both Oregon City and Klamath Falls. She supports Community Action by serving as both a member of the Board and as chair of the Governance Committee. Ms. Smith enjoys artistic interests as well. She writes poetry and participates in several poetry groups and book clubs.