Tess DiPonio , Director of Programming and Business Development Tessdiponio@lifespeak.caTess completed her B.A. and L.L.B at the University of Toronto.Following her call to the Bar in 1994 she practiced civil and commercial litigation with one of Canada,s largest national law firms for ten years, acting for clients in the insurance, retail, medical, investment and education sectors.Her
work experience since being called to the Bar also includes time as Discipline Counsel with the Investment Dealers
, Association and as Director of Development at the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto
.Tess is the Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of the Torch Educational Foundation.She joins LifeSpeak Inc. after having taken a break from private practice to spend more time with her two young sons.