Joseph Leray is an attorney licensed to practice by the Supreme Court of Tennessee. As the son of an immigrant father and a school teacher mother, Joseph has a personal stake in public service and in the improving the quality of life of immigrant and refugee families in Middle Tennessee. After graduating with honors from the University of the South, Joseph earned his law degree from Belmont University College of Law, where he graduated with honors and served as an Articles & Notes Editor for the Belmont Law Review.
Before law school, Joseph worked in local government and was a freelance writer. He speaks English and French and lives in Nashville with his wife.