Attorney Profile

“No changes in your life affect you every day as much as those in your family and household, and you need the help of a knowledgeable family law attorney to guide you through the legal process to make these changes, and to assist you in making the right decisions for your family.” – Robert Casteel

Robert S. Casteel II


Attorney and Counselor at Law
Dispute Mediator

14001 Dallas Pkwy., Suite 1200
Dallas, Texas 75240

Phone: (972) 809-6702
Fax: (972) 934-6579

 

Licensed by the State Bar of Texas on November 6, 2002.

Education:

  • Dallas Family Law Attorney The University of Texas at Austin, BA, History, 1993.
    3.4 overall GPA, 3.98 GPA in major.
  • Dallas Family Law Attorney The University of Wyoming, Coursework for MA, History, 1997.
    3.67 overall GPA.
  • Dallas Family Law Attorney The University of Denver College of Law, Visiting Student, Spring 2001.
    Received University academic awards for highest grade in two courses.
  • Dallas Family Law Attorney Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, JD, December 14, 2001.
    Received highest grade in three courses, including Children and the Law, taught
    by visiting judge Joe Spurlock.

Specialized Legal Education:

  • Completed 40 hours of training to qualify as a court-approved mediator, Texas Wesleyan Univ. School of Law, 2001. Training included mediation of family law and divorce cases with property division and child custody issues, and juvenile law cases.
  • Attorney General Child Support Continuing Legal Education Seminar, 2002.
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers’ Association Trial College, 2005.

Employment:

  • Sole practitioner in family law, including divorce, child support, and child custody as practice emphasis areas in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex since February 2003; moved to current location on Dallas Parkway in February of 2004.
  • Employed as a law clerk with a sole practitioner who was a board certified litigator in downtown Fort Worth, where Mr. Casteel learned general litigation skills and pleading draftsmanship, 2000.
  • Employed until licensure as a law clerk with a small, three-attorney Carrollton firm, where Mr. Casteel learned family law drafting as the principal law clerk and research clerk to the firm’s owner, 2001-2002.

Academic Honors and Activities:

  • Dallas Family Law Attorney University of Denver College of Law:
  • Dallas Family Law Attorney University Award for Highest Academic Performance in Comparative Law, Spring
    2001.
  • Dallas Family Law Attorney University Award for Highest Academic Performance in Regulation of Int’l. Trade,
    Spring 2001.
  • Texas Wesleyan University School of Law:
  • Dallas Family Law Attorney Elected to Moot Court Board of Governors, 2000.
  • Dallas Family Law Attorney Selected as Officer of Board (Secretary), 2000.
  • Dallas Family Law Attorney Appointed to Moot Court Intercollegiate Traveling Team, 1999.
  • Dallas Family Law Attorney Semi-Finalist in 2L Competition, 1999.
  • Dallas Family Law Attorney Invited to join Moot Court Honors Society, 1999.
  • Dallas Family Law Attorney Elected as 1L Section Representative, Student Bar Association, 1998.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Dallas Family Law Attorney Reading and speaking ability in the German language.
  • Dallas Family Law Attorney SCUBA Instructor, NAUI #13298L, certified instructor in 1991.
  • Dallas Family Law Attorney Board of Directors, Parker County Sportsmen’s Club, 2002.