Attorney Joel B. Castro Selected for List of Top Rated Lawyers in CA

Mar 08, 2013, 16:40 ET from American Registry

Joel B. Castro, a CA based lawyer who practices Construction Litigation has been named a top attorney in CA.

LOS ANGELES, March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2013 list of top rated attorneys in CA as published in the February, 2013 issue of Los Angeles Magazine includes Joel B. Castro of Los Angeles, CA for the practice of Construction Litigation. This distinction is given to only a very small percentage of Los Angeles's attorneys each year.


Attorneys are only considered for inclusion in the list of top rated attorneys if they have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement across 12 indicators. Lawyers cannot buy their way onto the list. The selection process, recognized as legitimate by bar associations and courts across the United States, is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Only attorneys who can be retained by the general public are considered. Honorees are selected annually for each state and practice area.

Joel B. Castro commented on the recognition: "CA has so many excellent lawyers, it is an honor to be included in Los Angeles Magazine's list of top rated attorneys for 2013. I am grateful to my peers for their nomination."

About Joel B. Castro: a short profile by and about the honoree:

Mr. Castro handles residential, commercial and industrial cases including, soils failures, structural defects, concrete failures, water intrusion, and steel high rise defects. He won a $23 million jury verdict litigating the deepest LA County landfill in a 10 month jury trial. He has successfully litigated construction death and injury cases. As lead counsel, he won a multimillion dollar recovery following the collapse of the Northridge Meadows complex which killed 16 during the 1994 Northridge earthquake and won the first California collapse case of a URM building that killed two.

The plaque shown here commemorates Castro's recognition.

To find out more or to contact attorney Joel B. Castro of Los Angeles, CA please call 310-966-6070, or visit

Following the announcement of Joel B. Castro's selection for Los Angeles Magazine's list of top attorneys in CA, American Registry seconded the honor and added Joel B. Castro to The Registry™ of Business Excellence. American Registry, LLC, recognizes excellence in top businesses and professionals. For more information, search The Registry™ at

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Contact Information:
Joel B. Castro
Phone: 310-966-6070
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SOURCE American Registry