of the Wisconsin Law Foundation, past president and member of the Board: Milwaukee Bar Association, past officer and member of the Board; Milwaukee Bar Foundation, past president and member of the board; Association of Women Lawyers; Seventh Circuit Bar Association; Milwaukee Estate Planning Counsel; American Bar Association; Life Fellow of American Bar Association; Member, Senior Lawyers Division, past committee service; Milwaukee Estate Planning Forum; Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin, member of Public Education Committee.
Published Articles: Marquette Law Review, MBA Gavel, National Legal Aid Briefcase; Wisconsin Continuing Legal Education, ABA Administrative Law Review; Editor, Annual Update of Guardianship Chapter, Wisconsin State Bar Attorney's Desk Book; Editing work, ABA Handbook on Legal Problems of the Elderly; Co-Chair, The Law and the Palette Cookbook; Contributor to St. Mary's Foundation, The Harbor: Choosing the Right Charitable Gift Series; Contributor, Wisconsin Bar Newsletters Senior Lawyers Division; Fellows of the Wisconsin Bar; former Editor, Milwaukee Bar Association Gavel; Author, Demet Family Cookbook, 2005.
Civic and Other Organizational Activities: Friends of Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, Past president, current Advisory Board member; Columbia St. Mary's Foundation Board of Directors; Advisory Board of the Sisters of Divine Savior; Tempo Milwaukee Athletic Club; Woman's Club of Wisconsin; Union League Club of Chicago; Milwaukee County Historical Society; Historic Water tower Neighborhood.
Past leadership positions include St. Robert's School Society Annual Fund Drive Chair; Tempo, Board of Directors, Milwaukee County Historical Society Board of Directors; Water tower Landmark Trust, Past president and member of board; City of Milwaukee Ethics Board, St. Mary's Hospital Foundation; Catholic Charities Board; Past Member, Casa Romero Renewal Center Board of Directors; Board of Directors of Villa Clement, Inc.; Milwaukee Catholic Home; Sacred Heart School of Theology; Marquette University Executive Senate; Traveler's Aid Board; St. Catherine's Residence; Milwaukee County Bi-Centennial Committee; Mayor's Beautification Committee.
Other memberships: Ignatian Associates; Jesuit Parents and Friends; Jesuit Partnership.
Awards: Milwaukee County Award as Co-Chair of Villa Terrace Garden Renaissance Campaign 2002; Wisconsin Bar Mentorship Award 2004; Mayor's Proclamation of January 19, l999, as Margadette Demet Day in Milwaukee, 1999; Marquette University High School Spirituality Award 1999; Lifetime Achievement Award in Mentoring, Association of Women Lawyers, 1996; Distinguished Service Award, State Bar of Wisconsin, 1989, 1990, 1994, l995; Charles L. Goldberg Distinguished Service Award, State Bar of Wisconsin 1993; Marquette University Alumni Award of Merit, 1991; Outstanding Service Award, University of Wisconsin Law School, 1984, 1988 & 1992; Board of Governors Service Award, State Bar of Wisconsin, 1984 to 1990; Professional Achievement Award, Alumni, College of St. Francis, 1986, Marquette University Women Mary Neville Bielefeld Award, 1988; Lawyer of the Year Civil Practitioner Award, Milwaukee Bar Association 1987 and 1999; Meritorious Service to the Bar, Milwaukee Bar Association, 1962; Wisbar Senior Lawyers Division, 2009; AV listed Martindale Hubbell LexisNexis Register of Preeminent Lawyers, 2000—; listed in Martindale Hubbell/Lexis Nexis Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers in 2011 Inaugural Edition.
Personal Widow of Attorney Francis J. Demet; 8 children; 25 living grandchildren.