Margot Parrot recently retired from her solo practice law firm located in West Tisbury, MA, and is currently an Adjunct Professor of Law at Western New England University School of Law, teaching in the LLM Program in Estate Planning and Elder Law. She was appointed as a commissioner in November, 2012, by the Women’s Legislative Caucus, and currently serves as Secretary of the commission. Before moving to the North Quabbin region, she served on the Amherst (MA) Finance Committee, the Amherst Representative Town Meeting, the West Tisbury (MA) Personnel Board, and on the boards of numerous community organizations, including the Amherst Area NAACP, Amherst Community Television, the Martha’s Vineyard Mediation Program and the MV Democrats.  She also served on the Democratic Town Committees in both Amherst and West Tisbury. She received her B.A. from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and her J.D. (magna cum laude) and L.L.M. degrees from Western New England College School of Law. She now lives in Athol.