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Margaret Middleton

Margaret Middleton

Connecticut Veterans Legal Center
Co-Founder and Executive Director
West Haven, CT, USA

Margaret Middleton co-founded CVLC with Howard Udell in September 2009 and has served as its Executive Director. In that capacity, Margaret has overseen the growth of the organization from a one-employee start-up to a staff of eight, with greater than 10-fold budget growth. In the spring of 2013, the VA recognized CVLC as the first organization in the country to integrate legal services into VA care.

Margaret has also served as a co-instructor and Visiting Clinical Lecturer with the Veterans Legal Services Clinic at Yale Law School since it started in the fall of 2010.

Prior to her work with veterans, Margaret served as a law clerk to the honorable Janet C. Hall of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut, and then as the Thomas Emerson Human Rights Fellow at David Rosen and Associates. She graduated from the New York University School of Law in 2007.

Prior to her legal career, Margaret graduated from Cornell with a BS in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and worked between college and law school as an Attitude Control Fault Engineer for the Cassini Spacecraft at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.


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