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Margaret Q. Chapple retired from the Connecticut Attorney General's Office after nearly 30 years of service. Prior to her retirement, she served as Associate Attorney General for Litigation and oversaw the office's litigation activities. She also served as Associate Attorney General for Administration and Management, where her responsibilities included professional staff development and training. She joined the Attorney General’s office in 1985 and was initially assigned to the office’s Public Safety Department, where she represented the Connecticut Department of Correction and Department of Public Safety in civil rights and employment litigation. She served as Department Head in the Public Safety Department from 1997 until 2001 and was the Department Head in the office’s newly created Employment Rights Department from 2001 until April 2011, when Attorney General George Jepsen appointed her to the Associate Attorney General position. She is currently working for the CT AG's office on a per diem basis, overseeing the implementation of a complex class action settlement. Peggy received her undergraduate degree from Southern Connecticut State University, an M.S.W. from the University of Connecticut School of Social Work and her law degree from the University of Connecticut School of Law. She is a member of the Connecticut bar and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court, the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court. In 2015 she received NAGTRI's Faculty of the Year Award.