Rullo said that when he started practicing law in Somerset County, the judges served as unbiased mentors to young attorneys.
Along with serving as Somerset County solicitor, Rullo has also represented many local employers, agencies and municipalities, including the Somerset County General Authority, Cambria Somerset Authority, Somerset Township Municipal Authority, Indian Lake Borough, Meyersdale Municipal Authority and Community Action Partnership for Somerset County, Tableland Services. Rullo and his law firm serve as the solicitor for the Somerset, Rockwood, Conemaugh Township, North Star, Windber, Turkeyfoot and Salisbury school districts as well as the Somerset County Technology Center and Appalachia Intermediate Unit 8.
Rullo, a partner in the firm of Barbera, Clapper, Beener, Rullo amp; Melvin, has practiced law in Somerset for 38 years in nearly all aspects of civil, criminal and domestic law. Rullo said running for judge will not affect his current solicitor and legal responsibilities.
Rullo is a 1970 graduate of Conemaugh Township High School. He attended the University of Pittsburgh on an athletic scholarship and lettered in football for three years. Rullo graduated in 1978 from the Duquesne University School of Law.
Rullo, 64, of Somerset, will be vying for the seat vacated by Judge John Cascio in December.