Leslie Prince graduated from Hastings Law School in San Francisco in 1981. While in law school, Ms. Prince was a writer and editor for Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly. In addition, she worked as a judicial extern for California Court of Appeals Justice Sidney Feinberg, and as a research assistant for Hastings Law Professor Leo Kanowitz. Ms. Prince has been an attorney in private practice for over 20 years, and was a sole practitioner in Alameda County for over ten years before coming to Solano County in 1994 to become a principal in the Law Offices of Russo and Prince. Ms. Prince volunteers as judge pro tem for the Solano County Small Claims Court.
Ms. Prince primarily practices in the area of criminal defense and represents both adults and juveniles in all types of criminal matters, including homicides, drug offenses (possession, possession for sale, transportation, being under the influence, etc.), assault and battery, domestic violence, driving under the influence, theft crimes (burglary, receiving stolen property, grand theft, petty theft, etc.), and sex crimes. Ms. Prince has extensive trial experience as well as substantial knowledge of criminal procedure. In addition to criminal trial work, Ms. Prince has over 20 years of experience handling criminal appeals, including direct appeals and petitions for writ of habeas corpus.