For over a decade, Deanna has advocated for investors who have suffered at the hands of financial advisors, registered investment advisors, and insurance companies. Deanna successfully arbitrated cases through FINRA’s Dispute Resolution program, JAMS, and AAA. She has also litigated cases for investors in both state and federal court. She has helped hundreds of clients recover their hard-earned savings. As an active member of the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association, through which she has served on the SRO committee and as Chair of the Amicus Curiae committee, Deanna spearheaded several efforts to change legislation, regulations, and develop case law to protect investors. In 2017, she served as the Chair of the Amicus Curiae committee, which submitted several briefs to courts across the country to influence case law to protect investors. In 2017, PIABA honored Deanna with the “Outstanding Service Award” for her efforts in helping investors.
Deanna graduated Cum Laude from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago and graduated Cum Laude from the University of Illinois-Chicago with a B.A. in Psychology. Throughout her education, she earned several academic achievements including the Dean’s List, the Hellenic Bar Association Scholarship and several CALI Awards. While attending college and law school, Deanna also worked for Stoltmann Law Offices, which inspired her to continue in this field.
Mrs. LaPage was admitted to practice law in the State of Illinois in November 2012. Additionally, she was admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois in March 2013. She is a member of the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association.