Edward J. Castillo

Edward J. Castillo

Edward J. Castillo

Partner

Gonzalez Castillo, LLP
1317 E. Quebec Avenue
McAllen, TX 78503

Edward Castillo was raised in the Rio Grande Valley. He obtained his undergraduate degree from The University of Dallas in 1996. He then obtained his law degree from Texas Tech University in 2003 and became licensed in Texas that same year.

He has been practicing with Gonzalez Castillo, LLP for the past twelve years defending a variety of personal injury, medical malpractice, premises liability, car and trucking accidents, and products liability cases. Additionally, Mr. Castillo has an active practice in defending nurses at the Texas Board of Nurses in front of the Texas Medical Board.

He is actively involved in the Hidalgo County Bar Association and Hidalgo County Young Lawyer’s Association. He has been a partner with the firm since 2011. He is also licensed to practice in federal court for the Southern District and Western District of Texas. Mr. Castillo is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Education

Texas Tech University School Of Law, Lubbock, Texas
Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.), May 2003
University Of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Medical Research Fellow
University Of Dallas, Irving, Texas
Bachelor of Arts, May 1996
Major: Liberal Arts/Biology

Legal Licensure

  • State Bar of Texas, 2003
  • Federal Bar for the Southern District of Texas, 2004
  • Federal Bar for the Western District of Texas, 2012

Legal Specialization

  • Personal Injury Trial Law, 2010

Work Experience

2013 – Present
Gonzalez Castillo, LLP – Partner
McAllen, Texas
2007 – 2013
Gonzalez Palacios, LLP – Partner
McAllen, Texas
2004 – 2006
Gonzalez Gaytan Garza & Castillo, LLP – Associate
McAllen, Texas
2003 – 2004
Steven M. Gonzalez & Associates, PC – Associate
McAllen, Texas
1999
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Graduate Research – Associate II
Houston, Texas
1998
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Graduate Research – Associate I
Houston, Texas

Organizations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Hidalgo County Bar Association