Lisa Madigan
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Lisa Madigan

Democrat

American politician

Chicago, Illinois
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Lisa Madigan

American politician
Summary
Experience
55
Years of Age
21
Years of Experience
ILResidence (state)

Lisa Murray Madigan (born July 30, 1966) is an American lawyer and politician. A member of the Democratic Party, she served as Attorney General of the U.S. state of Illinois from 2003 to 2019, being the first woman to hold that position. She is the adopted daughter of Michael Madigan, who served as Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives from 1983-1995 and 1997-2021.On September 15, 2017, Madigan announced that she would not seek re-election as the state's attorney general in 2018, and was succeeded by State Senator Kwame Raoul.

Experience

Education

  (1 - 2 of 2)  
Georgetown University
BA
Loyola University Law School
JD

Past Positions

  (1 - 2 of 7)  
Attorney General
State of Illinois
2002 - 2019
Senator
Illinois State Senate
1998 - 2002
Assistant Dean
Adult and Continuing Education, Wright College
Litigator
Sachnoff & Weaver, Limited
Missionary
Staff
Office of Senator Paul Simon, Paul Simon
Teacher
South Africa

Other Experience

  (1 - 2 of 4)  
Founder
Positive Alternatives Project
Co-Chair
Conference of Women Legislators
Member
Governor's Education Funding Advisory Board
Member
Governor's Task Force on Universal Access to Preschool