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Law Offices of Isabel Castillo
Address: 5550 Glades Road, Suite #500, Boca Raton, FL 33431
Isabel del Cid Castillo, Esq. has been practicing law since 2003. She was born in Guatemala City, Guatemala and is fluent in Spanish. Ms. Castillo immigrated to the United States in 1982. She obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Florida in 2002. She passed the Florida Bar on her first attempt and was formally sworn in on May 5, 2003. Ms. Castillo is also a member of the Northern, Middle and Southern District Courts of Florida.
After graduating from law school, Ms. Castillo gained her trial experience working as an Assistant State Attorney in Broward County where she completed dozens of judge and jury trials. She then went on to practice civil litigation in the areas of insurance defense and long term care. While in this position, Ms. Castillo was part of the National Panel Counsel for a multi-million dollar insurance company overseeing many local counsel in different states in order to lead defense strategy in preparation for trial.
While working for a large Florida law firm, Ms. Castillo had the opportunity to extend her areas of focus to professional malpractice. She is familiar with handling complex medical malpractice cases from inception through trial. It was also during this time when Ms. Castillo began to practice immigration law by helping clients on a pro bono basis.
In 2011, Ms. Castillo founded the Law Offices of Isabel Castillo, P.A., focusing on immigration law. Ms. Castillo focuses her practice on helping corporate clients seeking outstanding foreign employees as well as helping foreign investors get the appropriate type of visa to allow them to live and work in the United States. Ms. Castillo also assists clients seeking immigrant visas for themselves and for qualifying family members. She also assists individuals with their citizenship and naturalization.
Ms. Castillo has served as an officer on the Board for the Palm Beach County Hispanic Bar Association and the South Palm Beach County Florida Association for Women Lawyers. She is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the South Palm Beach County Bar Association.
Ms. Castillo was selected as a 2011 Rising Star by Super Lawyers, a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer recognition. While up to five percent of the lawyers in the state are named to Super Lawyers, no more than 2.5 percent are named to the Rising Stars list.
In 2014, Ms. Castillo was awarded with an AV Preeminent® rating by Martindale-Hubbell which is a significant accomplishment – a testament to the fact that Ms. Castillo’s peers rank her at the highest level of professional excellence.
Languages: English, Spanish.
Specialties: International, Commercial, Investment
Areas of Service: Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Deerfield Beach, Delray Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Hallandale Beach, Lake Worth, Lantana, Lighthouse Point, Palm Beach Island, Palm Beach Gardens, Royal Palm Beach, Sunny Isles Beach, Wellington, West Palm Beach