Providing zealous representation with an approachable personal touch
The Pupillo Law Firm is located in Clayton, Missouri. We pride ourselves in providing top-quality legal services and are committed to maintaining a personal relationship with each and every one of our clients. Our firm culture is centered on our clients and their needs. Communication is the most important aspect of the attorney-client relationship and we strive to ensure that our clients can get in contact with their attorney. We are honored to represent you and your loved ones with honesty and integrity.
200 S. Hanley Road
St. Louis MO 63105
9 to 5
9am to 5pm
Our firm is committed to providing premier legal representation to the individuals and entities we represent. Our goal is to create enduring relationships based on trust, confidence and respect. When we take on a matter our goal is to create a team to solve your legal issue and not to simply represent a "client" to perform a service. We want to partner with you to achieve the best possible results in line with your goals and objectives. Our philosophy is to know who you are at a personal level and fully understand your situation in order to provide the best possible legal advice. Through years of practicing law, one thing has become clear is that people do not always initially know what their true goals and objectives are when they seek out legal advice. Unfortunately, all too often, attorneys and other professionals are happy to provide a requested service without fully understanding their clients' true needs and goals. This can cause situations where they treat the immediate symptom and not the underlying issue and end up with a poor or unintended result. We differ from other law firms and legal service providers in that we want to you be an engaged and informed part of the legal team. We will provide relevant legal analysis and advise based on your situation and facts specific to your case. In our view, every legal matter is different and solutions need to be custom-tailored to fit your needs and your participation as part of this team is vital to us achieving the best possible result. Together, we will identify your legal issues, develop an action plan tailored to your specific needs and goals and then execute it together as team. We would be honored to help you with your legal matter and look forward to working with you.
Prior to going to law school, Mr. Pupillo earned from a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Saint Louis University. While attending Saint Louis University he was a member of the American Mock Trial Association where his team won the regional championship and participated at the national competition level. Additionally, he severed as an investigative assistant for the Missouri Attorney General's Office.
During law school, Mr. Pupillo was granted a Rule 13 Certification from the Missouri Supreme Court allowing him to litigate cases in open court prior to graduation. Utilizing the certification, he clerked as a prosecutor at the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's Office Moreover, as a defense attorney for the Missouri Public Defender System. Mr. Pupillo was a member of the ABA Mock Trial Team at Saint Louis University and a member of the ABA Moot Court Team at Southern Illinois University School of Law where he earned the distinction of membership in The Order of the Barristers.
Mr. Pupillo is a member of the Missouri Bar Association and regularly litigates cases in both state court and federal court. He has represented businesses in contract disputes and zoning issues as well as litigated complex cases involving federal copywrite infringement actions, personal injury cases and criminal matters including serious felonies. His practice primarily focuses on criminal defense, DWI/DUI defense and personal injury matters including serious vehicle accidents. Mr. Pupillo is a member of the National College of DUI Defense and pursuing board certification as well as the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Mr. Pupillo strongly believes in community involvement and regularly volunteers his time to various charitable organizations including serving on the Board of Directors for Sunnyhill, Inc, which is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides services, programs, and opportunities for children and adults with developmental disabilities.
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
Missouri Bar Association, Criminal Law Committee
The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Trial Committee
Jefferson County Bar Association
National College of DUI Defense
Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Phi Delta Phi, Southern Illinois University Chapter
Saint Louis University, Student Alumni Association (Past President)
HONORS AND AWARDS
Order of the Barristers, Member
Inn of Court, Southern Illinois University Chapter
Phi Alpha Theta, History Honor Society
American Bar Association Mock Trial Team
American Bar Association Moot Court Team
Saint Louis University
Southern Illinois University School of Law
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