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Edward M Castro

Edward M Castro

9663 Tierra Grande St
Suite 301
San Diego, California 92126
United States

Telephone: 858-566-6650
Firm: Law Offices of Beatrice L. Snider, APC
Practice Overview:
The Law Offices of Beatrice L. Snider began in 1974 as a one-attorney office in San Diego. After the Family Law Act of 1970, it became obvious to Ms. Snider that the handling of a family law matter required lawyers with highly specialized skills. Family law encompasses not only the dissolution, custody, support and property division aspect of law but often requires the lawyer to cross over into other areas of the law including civil, corporate, business, tax, bankruptcy, pensions, etc. This need, coupled with the passion to affect positive change in a person's life during a difficult and dramatic time, resulted in Ms. Snider building a law firm to fill that need.

The firm has grown and currently has over thirty skilled staff on the team. The attorneys on the staff are dedicated exclusively to family law issues such as divorce, property distribution, spousal support, child support, custody and visitation issues, grandparent guardianship and visitation issues, pre-nuptial agreements, post-nuptial agreements, legal separation agreements, same-sex issues and cohabitation agreements. Five of the attorneys hold State Board Certification in Family Law.

The firm has been in its current location since 1987. The firm chose this mid-county location based on the comfortable surroundings, accessibility to all family law courts, easy parking as well as easy access for the firm's clientele located throughout San Diego County and bordering counties.

The firm prides itself on having the depth of staff to provide a team with all the experience and expertise that is necessary for your particular case. This office has handled some of the most sophisticated and complex family law cases in San Diego as well as the simplest. We strive to handle all your family law needs with expertise and compassion.


Professional Profile:
ED CASTRO joined the firm in 2010 after practicing exclusively in family law with a concentration in the area of domestic violence in both private practice and in the public sector. Mr. Castro obtained his Juris Doctorate from University of San Diego School of Law in 1993 and his Bachelor of Arts from Yale University in 1982. Mr. Castro is admitted to the State Bar of California, Federal District Court and is a Certified Specialist in Family Law. He is a member of the State Bar of California, San Diego County Bar Association, Family Law section of the San Diego County Bar Association, American Bar Association and Foothills Bar Association. He serves as a Judge Pro Tem of the San Diego Superior Court Family Law and Small Claims divisions. Mr. Castro served on the Board of Directors of San Diego Domestic Violence Counsel from 1998 to 2001 and was recognized as Pro Bono Attorney of the Year in 1996. In addition, Mr. Castro was awarded the California State Bar Wiley W. Manual Award for legal work with victims of domestic violence in 1995, 1996 and 1997.

UndergraduateYale UniversityBA1982
LawUniversity of San Diego School of LawJuris Doctorate1993