Tessa delivers deeply engaging, thought provoking and highly motivational experiences for international audiences worldwide.  

Up-and-coming and very recent speaking engagements

  • University of Sherbrooke, Law Faculty, Course on "Creativity in dispute prevention and dispute resolution", Summer Session 2018, Longueuil, Canada.
  • University of Sherbrooke, Continuing Legal Education: "The potential of creativity for in dispute prevention and dispute resolution", April 30, 2018, Longueuil, Canada.
  • ADR Institute of Canada - ADRIC: "Overcoming impasses in dispute resolution: The potential of creativity", Workshop (in English) - Montreal (Canada), November 23, 2018.
  • International Association for Contract & Commercial Management - IACCM: "Contract Re:Design", Webinar (in English) - Online, November 22, 2018.
  • Reinvent - The Legal Innovation Hub - and streamlaw, European Legal Design Retreat: 1.5 day facilitation (in English) - Frankfurt (Germany), November 1-2, 2018.
  • International Association for Contract & Commercial Management - IACCM: "Contract Design", Workshop with Astrid Kohlmeier (in English) - St. Petersburg (USA), October 29, 2018.
  • Legal Hackers Monterrey, Legaltech Fest MX: "Building the future of legal services and legal practice with Legal Design. A Legal Design Talk and Sprint", Conference and Workshop (in English) - Monterrey (Mexico), October 25-26, 2018.
  • Skye Contracts, Future of Contracting Conference: "Legal Design and Contract Re:Design", Conference and 1-day facilitation (in English) - Stockholm (Sweden), October 11-12, 2018.
  • International Conference on Social Research and Innovation, "Sustainable Development Goals: Thinking Design, Thinking Exponential. Insights from reimagining Access to Justice", Keynote speech (in English) - Malé (Maldives), November 18-19, 2018 (postponed to a later date).

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"We've already applied some of the techniques in our office and U have to say that this is not only more effective but also more fun."

Head of Legal Operations, Frankfurt (Germany)

"The way you teach us design thinking is fun and easy. I hope that we cross path soon and that a Mexican university or a large company will hire you to propagate your wisdom!"

Legal Tech Founder, Monterrey (Mexico)

"Good and efficient session. With a great outcome!"

General Counsel, Munich (Germany)

"Tessa has great abilities to communicate and to engage with her public."

Barrister & IP Law Lecturer (Ireland)

"Really liked your talk about finding connections."

Law Student and Designer, Munich (Germany)

"I really enjoyed your speech Tessa. You are very inspiring."

Influencers Unites, Montreal (Canada)

"You were the highlight of the ABA Spring Conference on Dispute Resolution."

Lawyer & Circuit Court Mediator, Virginia (USA)

"Thank you very much for the workshop, I find it very helpful for my future career in law."

Law Student, Monterrey (Mexico)

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Recent speaking engagements

  • American Bar Association, Relational Practitioner Task Force Telesummit: "Dealing with Complexity. Creative skills for negotiators under time pressure." Conference (in English), Online, September 5, 2018.
  • European Conference on Legal Design, Tech and Innovation: "Creative Problem Solving: From the science of creativity to meaningful, relevant and outstanding results." Keynote speech followed by a 2-day facilitation (in English), Munich (Germany), June 21, 2018.
  • University of Sherbrooke, Faculty of Medecine: "Overcoming impasses in Negotiation: The potential of Creativity Against the Constraint of Time." Workshop (in French), Longueuil (Canada), June 10, 2018.
  • Association for Young Lawyers in Quebec, Annual Congress: "The Art of Negotiation: The Potential of Creative Problem Solving." Workshop (in French), Bromont (Canada), June 1st, 2018.
  • Griffith College, LL.M in Intellectual Property Law: "Legal Tech and the Disruption of the provision of legal services." Conference (in English), Online, April 10th, 2018.
  • American Bar Association, Spring Conference on Dispute Resolution: "Overcoming impasses in Mediation: The potential of Creativity Against the Constraint of Time." Workshop (in English), Washington DC (USA), April 6th, 2018.
  • Global Legal Hackathon, Designer of a 2-day sprint for access to justice organized by the University.


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