Margaret Connors is a lecturer at the University of Michigan Law School who teaches Peacemaking and Restorative Justice in State Court Justice Systems and Family Law Litigation.
Connors practiced first as a civil litigator and then served for 19 years as an assistant prosecuting attorney. Before practicing law, she taught art and English in secondary schools and was a special education supervisor in middle school.
An accomplished artist, she was an exhibitor in the juried and nationally renowned Ann Arbor Art Fair for seven years. She was a member of the University of Michigan Artists and Craftsman Guild, where she also served as an officer for six years. She also had a one-woman show at the University of Michigan’s “U Club.”
Connors has served on the board of directors for Safe House in Ann Arbor and for Young Lawyers. In addition, she served on the Governor’s Task Force to Strengthen Michigan Families, was a hearing panelist on the Attorney Discipline Board, and was a referee on the Michigan Tax Tribunal.
She is a trained and certified peacemaker and mediator who has participated in and served as a circle keeper for peacemaking circles in schools and court cases.