Melina Pinilla


Melina Pinilla is an attorney practicing estate planning at TuckerAllen. Melina’s broad law practice prior to joining TuckerAllen gives her a unique perspective on estate planning and serving her clients. She hones in on her significant experience drafting and reviewing contracts, while also giving her clients the compassion and heedfulness they each deserve when developing and implementing their estate plans.

Beyond the office, Melina has been actively involved with St. Louis Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts, The Women’s Safe House, and other organizations.


  • Saint Louis University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2010
  • University of Missouri-St. Louis, B.S., summa cum laude, 2005

Legal Background

  • Contract Attorney (2016)
  • Husch Blackwell (2010–2015)


  • Missouri bar
  • Illinois bar
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri

Charitable & Civic Activities

  • St. Louis Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts
  • The Women’s Safe House
  • Operation Excel YouthBuild


  • Missouri Pro Bono Hall of Fame (2012)

O'Fallon, MO

2897 Highway K Suite 210 O'Fallon, MO 63368

(314) 384-6278

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1001 S. Kirkwood Road Suite 130 Kirkwood, MO 63122

(314) 375-2306

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Fairview Heights

331 Salem Place Suite 210 Fairview Heights, IL 62208

(618) 579-1005

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Town & Country

12935 North Forty Drive Suite 102 Town & Country, MO 63141

(314) 529-0835

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239 N Main St
Edwardsville, IL 62025

(618) 589-3825

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