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EXPERIENCE

LAW OFFICES OF HECTOR R. CUPRILL, JR., ESQUIRE
(Deland, FL) Civil and Criminal Defense Practice (State and Federal). Labor Law, Administrative Law, Personal Injury, Family Law, and Criminal Defense. Also, provider of legal services as Independent Contractor and Off Counsel Attorney to various law firms. 2006 - Present.

VASILAROS AND POLITIS, P.A.
(Daytona Beach, FL) Personal Injury and Criminal Defense Practice. 2007 - 2008.

PUBLIC DEFENDER'S OFFICE FOR THE SEVENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
(Deland, FL) County Court Division Chief Assistant Public Defender and Felony Division Criminal Defense Attorney. 2004 - 2006.

PUBLIC DEFENDER'S OFFICE FOR THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
(Tavares, FL) Assistant Public Defender. County and Juvenile Court Criminal Defense Attorney. 2002 - 2004.

LAW OFFICE OF HECTOR R. CUPRILL, SR.
(Ponce, PR) Drafted Civil Appeals before the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. Student Law Clerk's Supervisor and office manager. 2000 - 2002.

MARTINEZ TEXIDOR AND FUSTER LAW OFFICES
(Ponce, PR) Clinical Externship Program II (Legal Intern). Drafted pre-trial motions and legal memoranda. Supervised by Carlos Martinez-Texidor, Esq. January - May 1999.

US DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF PUERTO RICO
(Hato Rey, PR) Clinical Externship Program I (Law Clerk). Drafted Opinions and Orders on Social Security, Immigration, Ineffective Assistance of Legal Counsel, and Summary Judgments. Supervised by Hon. Daniel Dominguez, United States District Court Judge. August - December 1998.

CANCIO, NADAL, RIVERA, AND DIAZ, P.S.C.
(Hato Rey, PR) Legal Intern. Assisted attorneys by drafting pre-trial motions and legal memoranda. Supervised by Javier Cuevas-Silva, Esq. May - August 1998.

US ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE DISTRICT OF PUERTO RICO
(Hato Rey, PR) Legal Intern. Replies to Motions on Ineffective Assistance of Legal Counsel, Writs of Habeas Corpus and Coram Nobis on behalf of the United States. Supervised by Hon. Guillermo Gil, United States Attorney. June - August 1997.

EDUCATION

CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF PR SCHOOL OF LAW
(Ponce, PR) Juris Doctor. Cum Laude. (May 1999).

EMBRY-RIDDLE AERONAUTICAL UNIVERSITY
(Daytona Beach, FL) Bachelors of Science in Business Administration (May 1996).

ACHIEVEMENTS

Member of the Florida Bar, 2002

Member of the US District Court Middle District of Florida Bar, 2003

Member of the Board of Directors of Community Outreach Services, 2007 - 2008

Law Review

Law School Faculty Aide

Law School High Technology Committee, Founding Member, 1997 - 1999

Member of the American Trial Lawyers Association

Member of the Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity

Member of the Federal Bar Association

Perpetual Member of the Military Order of the World Wars

Paul Harris Fellow, Rotary International

Herff-Jones Principal's Leadership Award ("PLA")

Past member of the Volusia County Hispanic Association

Past member of the Florida Justice Association

2003 Public Defender College

2005 Advanced Public Defender College

2005 Gerald T. Bennett Trial Advocacy Seminar

2008 Judge, Mock Trial Team Invitational at UCF Southeastern Tournament

2014 Judge, American Mock Trial Association Nationals

2015 Judge, Mock Trial Invitational at Stetson University

Member of the Puerto Rican Bar Association of Florida

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