Peggy O'Connell
Margaret M. O’Connell

Margaret Peggy O'Connell

Margaret M. O’Connell

Attorney Margaret Peggy O’Connell worked at the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office for six years, and she served as a Senior Assistant Attorney General at the Illinois Attorney General’s Office. Peggy has practiced extensively in the federal courts and had the opportunity to argue cases before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, the Illinois Appellate Courts, and the Illinois Supreme Court. Her experience extends outside of the borders of Illinois, as she has co-authored a brief in the United States Supreme Court. She was appointed as the Illinois Attorney General’s delegate for the Committee on Abuse, Neglect and Financial Exploitation of the Elderly and Persons with Disability.

Since working in the public sector, she has worked as a private attorney in the areas of family law, divorce, criminal defense, and juvenile defense. Currently, Peggy is the Senior Partner at the law firm of A. Traub & Associates, Ltd. and is also a Court-certified Guardian ad Litem for DuPage County and other outlying counties. Much of Peggy’s time outside of the office is spent with family or volunteering at Turning Pointe Autism Foundation.


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