Lisa DeLong earned a Bachelor of Laws from the prestigious Osgoode Hall Law School, located in Toronto, Ontario after completing her Bachelor of Professional Arts in Communications from Athabasca University in Calgary, Alberta.
She previously earned a Diploma in Developmental Services from Fanshawe College in London, Ontario and was employed in group homes in Brantford and Calgary for 6 years before resuming her post-secondary studies.
Lisa DeLong has been practicing solely in family law since 2006. As well, she volunteered on the Board of Directors of Dalhousie Place Access Centre for 7 years and was appointed by the Provincial Government to be a Public Interest Representative to the Council of College of Veterinarians for Ontario from 2011 to 2013, which included being a judge on their Disciplinary Panel. She has been a judge for mock trials in various locations and often participates in walk-a-thons to raise money for charity. From 2017 – 2019, Lisa was a Board Member of the Brant Law Association Executive.
She has been a guest speaker twice on the short series called “Financial Matters”, which aired on Rogers Cable in 2013. She spoke about the necessity of having a Will and Powers of Attorney as well as ways to resolve family law disputes.
Lisa DeLong is a native of the Brantford area, having attended Pauline Johnson Secondary School. She is well known for her cheery disposition, yet can be serious and convincing when required.
In her spare time, Lisa participates in charity events like Mud Girl to support Breast Cancer, Brantford Burst Colour Run to support Seniors and Kids Intergenerational Programs, and Heroes Walk and Roll to support Lansdowne Children’s Centre, along with regularly playing hockey and spending time with her two boys.