Leslie Ching Allen

B.A., University of Washington, 1978
J.D., University of Washington School of Law, 1981

Leslie brings over 30 years of litigation experience to Farrell & Associates. She is a vigorous advocate for our clients and a valuable member of the F&A team. Leslie is known for her keen eye for detail, her sensitivity to client’s concerns, and her dexterity in the courtroom. Judges know that Leslie speaks the truth, and her clients benefit from her reputation for integrity. Leslie is also a Punahou graduate, class of 1974. After graduating from law school, Leslie clerked for two years for the Washington State Court of Appeals. She then practiced complex commercial litigation and construction law with one of Seattle’s top corporate law firms for ten years. In 1995, Leslie was appointed as assistant Disciplinary Counsel for the Washington State Bar Association, where she investigated and prosecuted hundreds of complaints involving unethical conduct by attorneys. As Disciplinary Counsel, Leslie argued appeals before the Disciplinary Board and the Washington Supreme Court. Leslie applies her personal experience with Family Law to her legal practice. In 2000, Leslie navigated the divorce process, herself, while managing a legal career and raising two beautiful, highly accomplished children. She understands the stress and challenge of divorce and child custody matters and is uniquely situated to provide expert legal counsel to our clients. Leslie is also an accomplished soccer player of 25 years and is highly skilled in the needle arts of sewing, embroidering, and knitting.