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Mike Castillo

Mike Castillo

Las Vegas criminal defense, personal injury, and appellate lawyer
  • Criminal Law, Appeals & Appellate, DUI & DWI...
  • Nevada
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Summary

Las Vegas Defense Group was voted "Best Criminal Defense Firm - Gold Winner" for 2018 and 2017 in Las Vegas Review-Journal's Annual "Best of Las Vegas." Mr. Castillo practices criminal defense, appellate law, personal injury, and family law throughout Nevada at Las Vegas Defense Group, LLC. Mr. Castillo began his legal career as an extern with the Clark County District Attorney’s Office, where he learned up close how the prosecution operates. Now he can anticipate their strategies in order to provide a more proactive defense for his clients. Mr. Castillo's practice extends to both the trial and appellate levels, and he has experience in all areas of criminal defense law including traffic tickets, DUI, drug offenses such as drug possession, and sex crimes such as lewdness with a child and open and gross lewdness. Mr. Castillo usually achieves favorable case resolutions such as charge reductions or dismissals without having to go to trial. However, if trial is necessary, he's an experienced courtroom attorney with "not guilty" verdicts to his credit. Mr. Castillo is a member of the American Bar Association and the Clark County Bar Association. He represents clients all throughout Nevada.

Education
UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law
J.D. (2008)
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Honors: magna cum laude
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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
B.A. (2005) | Education (B.Ed.), History
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Professional Experience
Associate Attorney
Las Vegas Defense Group, LLC
- Current
Associate Attorney
Mortenson & Rafie, LLP
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Lead Associate Attorney
Las Vegas Defense Group, LLC
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Clerk
Rands, South & Gardner
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Extern
Clark County District Attorney's Office
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Awards
Best Criminal Defense Firm Gold Winner
Las Vegas Review-Journal's "Best of Las Vegas"
Top 100 Attorneys
MYVEGAS Magazine
10 Best Law Firm Client Satisfaction
American Institute of Legal Counsel
Perfect 10 score
Avvo
Best DUI Lawyers in Las Vegas
Expertise
10 Best Law Firm Client Satisfaction
American Institute of Legal Counsel
Best Criminal Defense Firm Gold Winner
Las Vegas Review-Journal "Best of Las Vegas"
Top 3 Criminal Defense Firm in Las Vegas
Three Best Rated
Rising Star in criminal defense
Super Lawyers
Top 100 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer (Nevada)
National Trial Lawyers
10 Best Attorneys (Nevada)
American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
Magna Cum Laude
William S. Boyd School of Law (UNLV)
Professional Associations
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NADCL)
Member
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American Bar Association
Member
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Clark County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Nevada
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Federal Circuit
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • DUI & DWI
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Law
  • Personal Injury
  • White Collar Crime
  • Traffic Tickets
  • Juvenile Law
  • Immigration Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Las Vegas Defense Group - Criminal Defense
Blog
Videos
Michael Castillo talks to Las Vegas News 3 about his Nevada Supreme Court victory: getting an attempt murder conviction reversed and remanded.Mike Castillo on KSNV News 3 Las Vegas -- Linda Cooney

Michael Castillo talks to Las Vegas News 3 about his Nevada Supreme Court victory: getting an attempt murder conviction reversed and remanded.

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Listen to Michael Castillo deliver winning oral argument at the Nevada Supreme Court that resulted in the defendant's attempt murder conviction being reversed and remanded.ATTEMPT MURDER CONVICTION REVERSED & REMANDED: Winning oral argument at Nevada Supreme Court

Listen to Michael Castillo deliver winning oral argument at the Nevada Supreme Court that resulted in the defendant's attempt murder conviction being reversed and remanded.

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Personal injury client reviews for Las Vegas Defense Group

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Las Vegas Defense Group attorneys practice criminal defense, immigration, personal injury and family law in Nevada.Las Vegas Defense Group -- Criminal Defense Attorneys

Las Vegas Defense Group attorneys practice criminal defense, immigration, personal injury and family law in Nevada.

Las Vegas Defense Group attorneys practice criminal defense, immigration, personal injury and family law in Nevada.Client Reviews -- Las Vegas Defense Group

Las Vegas Defense Group attorneys practice criminal defense, immigration, personal injury and family law in Nevada.

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by Las Vegas Defense Group attorney Michael CastilloWhat if I am arrested for "assault & battery" in Las Vegas, NV? Laws & penalties

by Las Vegas Defense Group attorney Michael Castillo

by Las Vegas Defense Group attorney Michael CastilloWhat if I am busted for "sex with a minor" in Las Vegas, NV? Laws & penalties

by Las Vegas Defense Group attorney Michael Castillo

by Las Vegas Defense Group attorney Michael CastilloWhat if am I arrested for "battery domestic violence" in Las Vegas, NV? Law & penalties

by Las Vegas Defense Group attorney Michael Castillo

by Las Vegas Defense Group attorney Michael CastilloWhat if I am charged with "unpaid casino markers" in Las Vegas, NV? Law & penalties

by Las Vegas Defense Group attorney Michael Castillo

Las Vegas Defense Group attorney Michael Castillo discusses his law practice.Meet the attorney: Mike Castillo of Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas Defense Group attorney Michael Castillo discusses his law practice.

by Las Vegas Defense Group attorney Michael CastilloWhat if I'm busted for "possession of stolen property" in Nevada?

by Las Vegas Defense Group attorney Michael Castillo

by Las Vegas Defense Group attorney Michael CastilloArrested for "hit and run" in Las Vegas or elsewhere in Nevada?

by Las Vegas Defense Group attorney Michael Castillo

by Las Vegas Defense Group attorney Michael CastilloAttorney for "rape" charges in Las Vegas and Nevada

by Las Vegas Defense Group attorney Michael Castillo

Contact & Map
Las Vegas Defense Group, LLC
2970 W Sahara Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89102
USA
Telephone: (702) 333-3673
Fax: (702) 974-0524
Las Vegas Defense Group (Henderson Office)
170 S Green Valley Pkwy #300
Henderson, NV 89012
USA
Telephone: (702) 333-1600
Fax: (702) 974-0524
Las Vegas Defense Group (Reno Office)
200 S. Virginia, 8th floor
Reno, NV 89501
USA
Telephone: (775) 348-9685