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Prior to going to law school, Mr. Pupillo earned 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 served 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 and then as a defense attorney for the Missouri Public Defender’s 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.