Leanne Johnson was born and raised in Saskatchewan on a fourth-generation farm near Maidstone, Saskatchewan. She received her Political Studies degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 1995 and subsequently, her law degree in 1998. Leanne took a brief hiatus after law school to enjoy the birth of her first child, then completed her articles in Prince Albert in 2000. Shortly thereafter, Leanne returned to Saskatoon and has been practising family law ever since. She is one of the founding partners of two successful law firms in Saskatoon. Her latest venture is Edge Family Law, which Leanne and her partners formed to be the first multi-lawyer law firm in Saskatchewan exclusively practicing family law. The firm is innovative technologically and in its ability to employ a team atmosphere. In addition to practicing law, Leanne is a trained Mediator and Arbitrator. Outside the office, Leanne is a parent to two active children, is an avid swimmer, reader and dog lover. Leanne is a former member and Chair of the Board of Directors for Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers (LCL), a former member of the Board of Directors for SaskTel Centre, a current member of the Board of Directors for the Saskatchewan Trial Lawyers Association, and now a member of the Board of Directors for Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan (WESK). She is a member of the NSBA, Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce, Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan Trial Lawyers Association, Canadian Bar Association and Prairieland Park and was a 2018 Women of Distinction nominee. Leanne very much enjoys working with WESK in assisting people to reach their true potential!