George Castrataro

Top 10 Wills, Trusts, Estates and Probate Law
The Law Offices of George Castrataro, P.A.
707 NE 3rd Avenue
Suite 300
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
(954) 573-1444
www.lawgc.com


As an attorney, Mr. Castrataro is a nationally recognized expert in bankruptcy and consumer law. His work has been featured by the Associated Press, CBC Primetime News, and numerous local media sources. In 2007, he spear-headed the creation of a Blue-Ribbon Foreclosure Panel and co chaired the panel with County Mayor Lois Wexler. In 2008, Mr. Castrataro earned his Bachelor's Degree at the University of South Florida, Masters Degree in Public Health at Florida International University and his Juris Doctorate at in the inaugural class at the Florida International University.

Areas of Practice

30% Bankruptcy Chapters 7/11/13 & Creditor/Trustee Representation
30% Wills, Estate Planning, Probate
10% LGBT Law
20% Litigation/ Non Litigation/ Civil Litigation
10% Contract/ Small Business
Bankruptcy Law
Business & Commercial Law
Foreclosure & Alternatives
Real Estate Law

Litigation Percentage

20% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

Florida, 2006
U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 2007
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Florida, 2007

Education

Florida International University College of Law, Miami, Florida
J.D. - 2005
Honors: With Honors

Florida International University, Miami Florida, Florida
Masters in Public Health - 1999

Classes/Seminars

Guest Lecturer at Florida International University, 2008 - Present
Foreclosure and Bankruptcy Seminars, Legal Aid of Broward County, 2008 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, State Co-Chair, 2010 - Present
American Bar Association, Member, 2010 - Present

Past Employment Positions

Legal Aid of Broward County, Supervising Attorney, 2006 - 2008
Florida Dept of Health/Broward County HD, Assistant Director, 2004 - 2006

Pro Bono Activities

Lawyers Care of Legal Aid of Broward County, 2008 - Present
Pro Bono Counsel to in Excess of 10 Non-Profits in South Florida, 2008 - Present

Ancillary Businesses

Lobbying - Broward County & Cities Therein

Languages

English