John Castellano

John Castellano

Ventura, California

For over 18 years, attorney John Castellano has been a trusted and dedicated advocate, serving a diverse clientele in a wide range of family law matters. Mr. Castellano prides himself on taking a reasonable approach to each case and not creating disputes that do not already exist. Using his knowledge of the law and his considerable experience in Ventura County Superior Court and local courts throughout Southern California, John can provide the legal representation you require. There are few times in an individual's life as stressful as the termination of the marital relationship. Whether you need to litigate or resolve your case out of court, you must have a lawyer who will provide you with sound advice and help you make good decisions.

Mr. Castellano's cool, analytic intelligence and comprehensive knowledge of the law serves his clients well. He thoughtfully and deliberately determines the strengths and weaknesses of his client's case as well as opposing counsel's case, and develops strategies to mitigate or cripple opposing party's claims which strengthen his client's position in the case. An extremely skilled negotiator who does not take losing cases to trial, Mr. Castellano divines ways and means to maximize his clients' results in settlement. An astute and admired litigator, Mr. Castellano works purposely and methodically to capitalize on the weaknesses in opposing counsel's arguments to create excellent results for his clients.

Please call John at 805-639-0600 to discuss your future.


Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Spousal Support
  • Property Division
  • Military Divorce
  • Collaborative Divorce
  • Pension/Retirement Asset Division
  • Adoption
  • Guardianship
  • Conservatorship
  • Elder Abuse
  • Domestic Partnerships
  • Same Sex Family Law
  • Artificial Insemination
  • Hague Convention


  • Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D. - 1996
    • Honors: American Jurisprudence Book Award, 1996
  • University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
    • B.A. cum laude - 1993
    • Major: Philosophy