Candidate Spotlight: Victoria Leigh
Victoria Leigh, candidate for House District 38, is a small business owner and attorney, but most importantly, a mother and wife. As an unwavering advocate for universal pre-K funding, access to affordable health care especially for women and their children, and fiscal responsibility, she vows to fight for opportunities for every child. Victoria credits Mount Saint Mary Academy for inspiring her to seek a career of service. Currently co-leader of a Gamma Sigma Gamma Girl Scout Chapter in North Little Rock, she was the 2012 American Association of University Women Arkansas State Communications Chair. Donating hundreds of pro bono hours, her volunteer service includes time with the Indiana Civil Rights Commission, Arkansas Disability Rights Center’s Protection & Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness Advisory Council, the Anderson City Fair Housing Commission and Human Rights Coalition, and 15 years with the Girl Scouts. Victoria earned her undergraduate degree at Ball State University and her law degree from the Indiana University McKinney School of Law. She is a graduate of the Arkansas Bar Association’s Leadership Academy, an active member of the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association, Arkansas Criminal Lawyers Association, and the AAUW. Victoria and husband Joey, an educator, make their home in North Little Rock not far from their extended families. In late January their daughter Lilli became a big sister when baby Kate was born.