Peggy O'Connell

Attorney Margaret “Peggy” O’Connell Runs Unopposed in the Primary for Circuit Court Judge in DuPage County


Margaret M. O’Connell Runs Unopposed

Attorney Margaret Peggy O’Connell is running unopposed in the Primary as the Democratic candidate for Circuit Court Judge of DuPage County. Peggy is the Senior Partner at the law firm of A. Traub & Associates in Lombard, Ill.

Peggy ran a successful primary campaign, with no objections or challenges. She collected over 1,500 signatures, more than three times the required number, which is 500. Peggy now turns her focus to the upcoming election in November 2020.

Having served as an Assistant State’s Attorney and as a private family law, divorce, and criminal defense attorney, Peggy has years of valuable experience practicing law. She also received the Inspirational Woman Award from the DuPage County Association of Women Lawyers. She is the current Vice President of the DuPage County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.

Peggy decided to run for Circuit Court Judge to ensure that more Democrats and women are represented on the DuPage County bench. If victorious, Peggy would be the first woman elected directly to serve as a Circuit Court Judge in the history of DuPage County. With years diligently working as a prosecutor and private defense attorney, Peggy will perform her duties as a judge with the utmost integrity and a comprehensive understanding of the law.

The Circuit Court of the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit is committed to serving DuPage County residents by providing a fair and competent justice system that fosters the public trust and confidence.

“With more than 28 years of experience practicing in the public and private sectors, I am confident in my qualifications to serve DuPage County residents. The time has come for the DuPage County courts to reflect all of the citizens of DuPage County,” O’Connell commented.

About A. Traub & Associates

The experienced legal team at A. Traub & Associates realizes that family law matters can be very personal and extremely challenging. Clients rely on them to provide responsible guidance and advice as they deal with issues related to divorce; allocation of parental responsibilities (child custody); child support; parentage and fathers’ rights; adoption; and guardianships.

Their knowledgeable attorneys are also prepared to help plan for a family’s future security by offering a full range of estate planning services including: wills and trusts; powers of attorney; and advance medical directives. To schedule a consultation, call 630-426-0196 or visit

To learn more about Peggy’s campaign or to register to vote in the election, visit

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