Paquito Bugayong is a Paralegal and joined the Malek & Malek team in February 2015. He attended Capital University Law School’s Paralegal Program and graduated with Highest Honors in January 2015. Prior to joining the Malek & Malek team, he was employed at Abbott for 17 years in the Diagnostics Division and gained extensive experience supporting immunoassays, specifically thyroid products. Paquito received his B.S. in Biology in 1995 from Illinois State University.
Paquito spent most of his early life residing in the states of Texas, California, Washington, and finally Illinois due to his dad being a veteran in the U.S. Navy. When his dad retired, the family moved to Waukegan, Illinois where Paquito attended and graduated from Waukegan East High School.
Currently, Paquito resides in Lewis Center and is married to a wonderful supporting wife, Michelle. They have two high energetic creative boys, Aidan and Carson, and a Chihuahua name Jack. In his spare time, Paquito enjoys family time, running, golfing, and is pursuing his black belt in taekwondo.