Margaret I. Castinado

Margaret I. Castinado

CBA Offices Held:

Vice President (2021-2022), Treasurer (2020-2021)

Professional Data:

Attorney Castinado is a senior assistant public defender at the Office of the Public Defender in New Haven. She has defended thousands of clients with criminal matters since 1999.

CBA Activities:

Board of Governors District 9; House of Delegates District 9; Co-Chair, Diversity and Inclusion Committee; Awards Committee; Legislative Proposal Review Committee; Judicial and Federal Branch Liaison Subcommittee Member, Legal Profession Subcommittee Member, 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic Task Force.

Other Professional Activities:

Board of Directors, Connecticut Bar Foundation (2014-Present); President, Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association (2015-2016); Deputy President Region 1 Connecticut, Hispanic National Bar Association (2015-2019); Board of Directors, Statewide Legal Services (2017-Present); Board of Directors, New Haven Legal Aid Association (2017-Present); Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association; Greater Bridgeport Bar Association

Law School:

Quinnipiac University School of Law