Ms. Dempsey serves as the Government Relations Director for medical and trade associations. Ms. Dempsey is a cum laude graduate of Hardwick College in Oneonta, New York, where she majored in Political Science. In 1997 she received a J.D. degree from the University of Connecticut and an M.A. in Public Policy Studies from Trinity College. She was admitted to the Connecticut Bar in November of 1997. During her graduate training, she worked at the General Assembly tracking and monitoring bills as well as at a law firm and as assistant to Judge Alfred Covello of the Second Circuit of the U. S. District Court. She has also worked on several political campaigns.