Maria Dufresne's Background
Maria has been a resident of Thunder Bay for most of her life. She is passionate about creating an inclusive environment in the City and region, which will lead to increased economic development, sustainable management of natural resources, increased access to justice and opportunities in Northwestern Ontario. Employed as a Law Clerk (Toronto and Thunder Bay), Maria gained invaluable experience over a period of 20 years, within many diverse legal settings. Support of practice areas include insurance defence, commercial and construction litigation. Maria was particularly drawn to civil practice and excelled in the support of the litigation enterprise and continuing legal education.