Trish has joined the Knight & Stockton family in the position of Legal Secretary.
Trish is a graduate of Mt. Ida High School. She brings 30+ years of diversified administrative and support experience. After graduation, she worked in various secretarial positions as she moved around the country following the military way of life. In Del Rio, Texas, she worked for the law firm of Knickerbocker, Heredia, Jasso, Dovalina & Stewart, P.C as the Senior Legal Secretary who worked directly with the Co-Founder and Senior Partner of the firm, Sid Cowan. During her tenure, she also supported Partner Jesus Dovalina and Associate Enrique Fernandez, current 63rd Judicial District Judge. She continued her administrative career at Laughlin Air Force Base with Lear Siergler Services as Secretary to the Contract Manager at the Engine Regional Repair Center (ERRC). She returned to Arkansas and continued her professional career with Golden Living, where she supported the Vice President of Risk Management and Director of Risk Finance for 14+ years.
Trish is married to U.S. Air Force Veteran Frank P. Kupillas. She has two sons. Her oldest lives in Phoenix, AZ and her youngest attends University of Arkansas – Fort Smith. Trish enjoys crafts, sewing and quilting. She also loves time spent with family and travelling. She served on the Governor’s Parent Advisory Council (PAC) in Arkansas and remains a strong advocate for children with special needs.