George William Castrataro Esq.

The Law Offices of George Castrataro, P.A.

George William Castrataro Esq.

Managing Partner
Location:
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Phone:
954-573-2003
866-566-6296
954-573-1444
Fax:
954-573-6451
Email:

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
    • Major: Industrial Hygiene and Epidemiology

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