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I have been in the practice of civil litigation since 1998 with the focus on personal injury and general litigation.  I have done work in insurance defense then moving on to Plaintiff personal injury work and some criminal defense.

The firm of Pugh, Barrett, Canale & Leslie is dedicated to meeting your legal needs in the field of personal injury, domestic, criminal, business and bankruptcy.

I am licensed in Georgia and Louisiana as is my partner, David A. Canale.


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 90%
    18 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 10%
    12 years

Attorney endorsements

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  • John Story Morgan

    John Leslie is an excellent personal injury attorney. I have known him for a number years and he as always zealously represented his clients. Whether you have been in a car accident or suffered some other type of injury he can assist you with your legal claim. He is well respected by Judges and insurance defense attorneys.


    John Morgan DUI and DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Kimberly Keheley Frye

    John Leslie is a great asset to the legal community. He knows the law and is very well respected. What think is a great plus about John is that he cares about his clients and the outcome of their case. This is a great attribute to have in your attorney. I would certainly recommend his work.


    Kimberly Frye DUI and DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Law Firm of Pugh Barrett & Leslie LLC

288 Lawrence Street Northeast
Marietta, GA, 30060-1640


GAActive Member in Good Standing 200408/05/2016
LAEligible to practice law199808/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate AttorneyRome, Arata & Baxley2001 - 2004
Associate AttorneyWindhorst, Gaudry, Ranson1998 - 2001
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Tulane University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
Our Lady of Holy Cross CollegeManagmentBS - Bachelor of Science1992