collins leslieGori Julian & Associates, P.C. announced that Leslie N. Collins has joined Gori Julian & Associates, P.C. as an attorney. Collins will be working at the Edwardsville office of Gori Julian & Associates in the practice area of asbestos litigation.

Collins was born and raised in Bethalto. She attended Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting in 1995. After graduation, she attended law school at St. Louis University, graduating in 2001. Prior to joining Gori Julian & Associates, Ms. Collins prepared taxes and practiced general law, later focusing on workers’ compensation law. She also volunteers her time on the board of directors for the Riverbend Down Syndrome Association.