Margaret Helen Chutich (born June 18, 1958) is an American lawyer and judge, who has served as an Associate Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court since 2016, when she was appointed by Governor Mark Dayton.
She previously served as a judge on the Minnesota Court of Appeals.
Chutich worked in the office of the Minnesota Attorney General, and as an Assistant U.S.
Attorney for the District of Minnesota.
In 2008, she was appointed assistant dean of the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota.
In 2011, Governor Dayton appointed her to the appeals court.Chutich is a graduate of Anoka High School and the University of Minnesota, as well as Michigan Law.
She is married to Allina Health CEO Penny Wheeler, and is the first openly gay justice on the Minnesota Supreme Court.
Chutich is one of ten LGBT state supreme court justices currently serving in the United States.