Leslie Shamrock Campione was born in Orlando, Florida, and moved to Lake County with her family in 1971. She graduated from Eustis High School in 1982, and in 1986 received her Bachelor of Arts degree with academic honors from Furman University, Greenville, S.C. In 1989, Leslie graduated with Honors from the University of Florida College of Law where she was a Member of the Moot Court Team. After working in Atlanta, Georgia, Leslie returned to Lake County in 1991. Since 1993, Leslie has owned her own law practice focusing in the areas of local government law, environmental law, real property, business and land use law. Leslie has served as the City Attorney for the Town of Lady Lake, the Town of Montverde, and the City of Umatilla. Leslie has two children, three stepchildren, and is married to Dr. Jack Cassell.
Leslie has served the community in many capacities, including Junior Achievement teacher, YMCA Coach, Eustis Service League (former president), Leadership Lake County and volunteer teacher with Justice Teaching. The Justice Teaching program was established by Chief Justice Lewis of the Florida Supreme Court to utilize volunteer lawyers and judges to instruct elementary, middle and high school students about the United States Constitution, the Florida Constitution and the judicial process through interactive lessons and case studies.
Leslie is a strong proponent of economic development and free market principles, and is committed to fostering a climate for positive economic activity, small business ownership, and job creation through good planning and balanced policies that protect our valuable natural resources and the unique quality of life we enjoy in Lake County.
Government Board participation
Keep Lake Beautiful Advisory Committee
Lake Apopka Ecotourism Coalition
Lake County Educational Concurrency Review Committee
Lake Emergency Medical Services Board of Directors
Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization
Library Advisory Board
Mt. Plymouth-Sorrento Community Redevelopment Advisory Committee
Wekiva River Basin Commission
Wekiva River System Advisory Management Committee
Workforce Central Florida Investment Consortium
To contact Commissioner Campione, call (352) 343-9850 or send an e-mail.