Melina Pinilla received her undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri – St. Louis, summa cum laude, in 2005. She received her Juris Doctorate degree from St. Louis University, College of Law, cum laude, in 2010.
Prior to joining McHugh Fuller Law Group, Ms. Pinilla gained experience in both transactional law and litigation, excelling in all facets of E-Discovery. She possesses demonstrated experience and compassion in both project and people management, as well as client-facing communication. During her career she has been involved in extensive legal volunteer work, including pro bono work for St. Louis Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts, The Women’s Safe House, and Operation Excel YouthBuild. In 2012, she was honored as a Missouri Pro Bono Wall of Fame Recipient.