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Joseph Pumilia




Joseph Pumilia is a partner at CSK’s Bonita Springs and Tampa offices. His practice is concentrated on Construction Defect Litigation.

Mr. Pumilia is licensed in Florida, Illinois, and the United States District Courts for the Northern District of Illinois and the Western District of Wisconsin. Prior to joining Cole, Scott, & Kissane, Mr. Pumilia focused his practice on general casualty defense for a large insurance defense firm before founding a family law practice and serving as its managing partner. During that time, his practice covered a variety of practice areas including civil litigation, personal injury, estate planning, probate administration and litigation, criminal defense, business formation, and real estate matters. Mr. Pumilia has successfully conducted numerous trials including the defense of a corporation and its directors for breach of fiduciary duty and violations of the by-laws bought by a former director resulting a complete defense verdict for Mr. Pumilia's client, the defense of an agent acting under a power-of-attorney accused of violations of Medicaid Estate Recovery laws and breach of fiduciary duty resulting in a complete defense verdict, and a complete defense verdict for a large landlord against claims of ADA discrimination and retaliatory eviction.

Mr. Pumilia obtained his Juris Doctorate from Northern Illinois University College of Law where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and served as a Notes and Comments Editor on the law review. During his time in law school, he served a law clerk for a circuit judge and as a summer associate for a large insurance defense firm. Prior to law school, he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the University of Phoenix.

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  • Florida Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Winnebago County Bar Association

Practice Areas


  • Northern Illinois University, J.D., magna cum laude
  • University of Phoenix, B.S., Business Management


  • Florida
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
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