Elizabeth A. Dupuis

Area of Emphasis

A native of Centre County, Betsy Dupuis has practiced law in Central Pennsylvania since 1997, first with a Centre County law firm and then joining the State College office of Babst Calland in the fall of 2005. Ms. Dupuis’ practice is focused upon residential and commercial real estate transactions, commercial development, business planning and formation, commercial and contract litigation, estate planning and administration. She also serves as solicitor for Patton Township in Centre County and Boggs Township in Clearfield County. Ms. Dupuis is a licensed Title Agent in Pennsylvania and conducts residential and commercial real estate closings through MidState Closing Company, an affiliate of Babst Calland. She regularly conducts seminars and programs related to business and real estate matters as well as estate planning and elder law.

Background

Ms. Dupuis received her J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh in 1997 and her B.S. in Dairy Science from the Pennsylvania State University in 1988. She is a 2001 graduate of Leadership Centre County (LCC) and was recognized in 2011 by Leadership Centre County with the Community Leadership Association’s Distinguished Leader Award. Ms. Dupuis was also recognized in 2010 with the Centre County Community Foundation’s Future of the Foundation Award and in 2013 as Associate of the Year by the Pennsylvania Builders Association.

Memberships and Affiliations

Ms. Dupuis is a member of the Centre County, Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations. She is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Western and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. Ms. Dupuis was recognized in Philadelphia magazine as one of Pennsylvania’s best up-and-coming lawyers according to a survey published in 2006 and again in 2007.

Ms. Dupuis is currently serving on the Boards of the Centre County United Way, the Centre County Chamber of Business and Industry (CBICC), the Central Pennsylvania Risk Management Association, the Friends of the Palmer Museum and the Pennsylvania Builders Association. Ms. Dupuis is Past Associate Vice-President of the Pennsylvania Builders Association. She regularly volunteers at events for the Builders Association of Central Pennsylvania, Habitat for Humanity, the CBICC and the Centre County Youth Service Bureau. She also provides pro bono legal services to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Centre County, the Community Academy of Lifelong Learning, State College AAUW and the Collaboration of Arts, Social Sciences and Education.