Leslie R. Perry completed his undergraduate work at the University of California, Davis, obtaining a B.A. Degree in Economics in 1971. He graduated from King Hall, University of California Law School, Davis in 1974. Mr. Perry has maintained a general civil litigation practice in Sonoma County since 1975. He is with the firm Perry, Johnson, Anderson, Miller & Moskowitz. 

He has litigated a wide variety of civil cases, with an emphasis on real estate, construction, development and environmental/land use planning. Mr. Perry also has an active family law practice. He has served on a number of boards and commissions, including the Sonoma County Planning Commission, the North Coast Air Quality Control Board, the Emergency Medical Care Committee, the Energy Advisory Committee and the Sonoma County Fair Board. 

He has served on the Superior Court panel of arbitrators and settlement conference judges for many years. He also completed a fifty-hour advance mediation course with the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University.

"I believe mediation has not been utilized to the extent possible in areas of land use planning and environmental disputes. My experience and expertise in these areas lead me to conclude that mediation is an untapped resource for environmental groups neighborhoods, developers and governmental entities." - Leslie R. Perry