Lisa M. Castellano

Lisa Castellano

Lisa Castellano focuses her practice on the areas of bankruptcy, creditors' rights, and commercial litigation in the bankruptcy federal, district, and state courts. Lisa has extensive experience in representing creditors, business entities, trustees, and other related parties in Chapter 7, 11, and 13 bankruptcy cases, and related adversary proceedings involving objections to discharge and dischargeability of debts, fraudulent transfer, and preference actions, together with other contested matters.

Lisa has also represented judgment creditors and judgment debtors in collection matters, including domestication of foreign judgments, garnishments, replevins, and proceedings supplementary. In addition, Lisa's practice includes general corporate, real estate, community association, and family law matters.

Lisa was previously a solo practitioner and has had lengthy associations with two prominent Florida law firms. Lisa is also a licensed Florida real estate agent concentrating on commercial real estate sales and lease transactions.

Lisa is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association for the Middle District of Florida, Tampa Hispanic Bar Association and Hillsborough County Bar Association.




  • J.D. South Texas College of Law 1987
    • Dean’s List
    • Director, Mock Trial Competition
    • Assistant director, ABA Arbitration Negotiation Competition
    • Director, Board of Advocates
  • B.S. University of Florida 1984
    • Member, Florida Blue Key

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • Muscogee (Creek) Nation
  • District of Columbia
  • Texas

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Member, Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association for the Middle District of Florida
  • Member, Tampa Hispanic Bar Association
  • Member, Hillsborough County Bar Association


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