Leslie Street earned her BA, Magna Cum Laude, and her JD, Cum Laude, from Brigham Young University. She then worked as an Assistant Corporation Counsel for the New York City Law Department in the Bronx Family Court. She next worked as an associate at a firm located in Tacoma, Washington, representing clients in immigration and family law matters. She worked as a volunteer for the Southern Sudanese Community of Washington, providing pro bono immigration assistance for members. In 2008, Leslie obtained her Masters of Library and Information Science from the University of Washington, with a Certificate in Law Librarianship. She then worked as a reference librarian at Georgetown University Law Library before coming to Carolina. Leslie is licensed to practice in New York and Washington. She is the current chair of the Government Relations Committee for the American Association of Law Libraries, which leads advocacy on information policy issues on behalf of the law library community.