Marguerite Angelari

Marguerite Angelari
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Based in Budapest, Marguerite Angelari is a senior attorney focusing on the development of university-based legal clinics. Angelari has devoted her career to creating, managing, and promoting legal aid clinics and programs that serve the public interest.  

She served as Goedert Elder Law Professor at Loyola University in Chicago from 2000 to 2009. Under her direction, the university’s Elder Law Initiative and Clinic sensitized law students to the unique legal needs of the low-income elderly, trained them to represent elderly clients and their family members, and served as a resource to the judiciary, advocates, and service providers. Angelari also taught International and Comparative Elder Law, Disability Law, and AIDS Law.

Angelari previously created the Bruce A. Kaufman Center for Family Law at the Women’s Law Center of Maryland and served as the center’s legal director. Following graduation from American University Washington College of Law, she served as a law clerk for the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia and later as a trial attorney for the Family Division of the D.C. Corporation Counsel’s Office.