Leah Moroles

County Counsel
Title: Attorney Assistant

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A native Californian, Ms. Moroles began her Sophomore year at Sonora High School, when her family relocated to Tuolumne County from historic Niles, California.  She is a member of the 1992 Sonora High graduating class.  

 In June 1994, she enlisted in the United States Navy.  While stationed in Point Loma, San Diego from December 1994 to December 1997, she worked as the Executive Assistant to the Commanding Officer and Executive Officer of Naval Submarine Base, San Diego.   She was honorably discharged as a Petty Officer Third Class, Yeoman in December 1997.  During her tour of duty, she earned the National Defense Service Medal and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal.  

Ms. Moroles began her career with Tuolumne County at the Department of Social Services in April 1999.  She was part of the Eligibility team and later became a Welfare to Work Case Manager.  In July 2005, she was hired as the Assistant to County Counsel.  In January 2021 she changed roles and was hired as the County Counsel Attorney Assistant.  Her duties include providing back-up administrative support for County Counsel, Sarah Carrillo and Deputy County Counsels Chris Schmidt, Cody Nesper, and Maria Sullivan.   She also performs legal research and drafts writings, conducts fact gathering, court calendaring, provides budget support, caseload management for Juvenile Dependency, Public Guardian, Code Compliance, litigation, and liability caseloads, claims processing and investigation, maintains and updates the Tuolumne County Ordinance Code, and other special projects.

In December 2021, Ms. Moroles graduated with honors with her Associate of Science degree in Paralegal studies.  

Ms. Moroles enjoys being a resident of Tuolumne County and serving fellow community members.


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