Steven M. Pacillio is a founding member and the managing partner of the firm’s Delaware County and Philadelphia locations. Mr. Pacillio focuses his practice in the field of criminal defense. An Ivy League graduate, Steve earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He went on to receive his Juris Doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where he served on the Library & Technology Committee of the Faculty Advisory Board. Mr. Pacillio currently sits on the Alumni Board of Managers of the University of Pennsylvania, volunteers as the Solicitor for the Thornbury Historical Society, and is a member of the Board of Directors of JURIST Legal News and Research Services, Inc., the world’s only law school-based comprehensive legal news and research service.
Mr. Pacillio left a career in the Information Technology field where he specialized in computer design, network implementation, and network security. Before joining Omnis Law Group, LLC, Steve served as an Assistant District Attorney in Delaware County, Pennsylvania for just under five years and was a criminal defense partner in a general litigation firm for over a dozen years. He handled cases in the Magisterial District Courts, Summary Appeals, the Juvenile Division, Drug Court, and the Criminal Trial Division. After leaving the District Attorney’s Office, Steve served as law clerk to the Honorable Robert C. Wright in the Criminal Division of the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas.
Mr. Pacillio is an active member of the Pennsylvania State Bar Association, The Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (PACDL), the Delaware County Bar Association, and the Chester County Bar Association. He has presented numerous seminars to members of the bench and fellow members of the bar nationwide over the past two decades. Steve serves as an instructor for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, PACDL, and the Delaware County Bar Association, creating and presenting continuing legal education (CLE) courses for other attorneys. Steve also serves as a consultant and expert witness, assisting other attorneys in litigation matters involving advanced technology and computer forensics in both State and Federal courts.
Mr. Pacillio has been named four times as a “Top Lawyer” by Main Line Today magazine. He has been honored as a “Clients’ Choice” and “Superb”-rated attorney by Avvo. In addition to his extensive experience with complex and technical cases, Steve has experience as a healthcare provider under the Pennsylvania Department of Health Emergency Medical Services Division and assists the firm in medical documentation review. Mr. Pacillio’s bar admissions include:
- Supreme Court of Pennsylvania (state trial and appellate courts)
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
- U.S. District Court, District of Delaware (pro hac vice)