Leila E. BouHarb was born in the south Governorate of Lebanon on the Mediterranean Coast. She studied at Saint Joseph de L’Apparition Ecole des Soeurs in Lebanon. Following her studies, she remained in Lebanon and worked for eight years as an office manager for the Pathology department at Notre Dame des Secours Centre Hospitalier Universitaire.
She and her family then immigrated to the United States and resided in San Francisco, CA. There, Leila took General Clerical with Microcomputer Applications classes and attended an Office technology / Professional Development Basic Computer training program while she worked as an administrative assistant intern at the Mayor’s office of Legislative Affairs in San Francisco.
Following the completion of the computer training program, Leila began studying at the City College of San Francisco and also worked there as an administrative assistant to the Articulation Officer. She then returned to Lebanon for five years, and moved to Florida upon her return to the U.S. Leila joined the Badawi Law firm in the fall of 2014 as a paralegal. She enjoys spending her free time with her children.