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Diana Castrillon

Ms. Castrillon has been in practice for over 19 years in the State of Florida. Diana started her practice as a defense attorneyDiana Castrillon​ representing insurance companies, and for the last 17 years, Ms. Castrillon has been representing only injured workers in Workers’ Compensation cases.

Diana obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Florida in 1997 with honors, her law degree from Nova Southeastern University in 2001 with high honors. She has been an active member of the Florida Bar since 2001. She was named Outstanding Female Lawyer by the Woman’s Lawyers Journal. Diana sat on the Board of Directors for the Florida Worker’s Advocates for over 12 years and was a member of the Executive Council for the Florida Bar Workers’ Compensation Division. Diana serve as chair of Broward County Bar Association Workers’ Compensation section for four years and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Broward County Bar Association. In addition, Diana is a frequent contributor of articles for legal publications such as “The Barrister,” “The Florida Bar Journal” and the “Florida Bar Workers Compensation Section Quarterly.”

From 2008-the present, she has been a speaker and presenter at the FWCI Annual Bar Convention, Florida Workers’ Advocates Educational Conference and the Broward County Bar Educational forums educating fellow attorneys on topics of workers compensation, ethics and professionalism.

In addition, Diana is an active member of the American Bar Association, the Florida Association of Hispanic Attorneys, the Broward County Hispanic Bar Association, and the Broward County Trial Lawyers Association. Ms. Castrillon is also fully fluent in Spanish.

Meet Our Attorneys

  • William M. Powell, Esq.
    William M. Powell, Esq. Partner
  • Rita M. Jackman
    Rita M. Jackman Partner
  • Adam J. Stevens
    Adam J. Stevens Partner
  • Richard M. Ricciardi, Jr.
    Richard M. Ricciardi, Jr. Partner
  • Jorge Santana
    Jorge Santana Partner
  • Diana Castrillon
    Diana Castrillon
  • William M. Powell, Esq. Partner
    William M. Powell, Esq.

    Although William M. Powell, Esq. is well-versed in a variety of legal matters and case types, he has built a strong reputation through his focus on personal injury and medical malpractice cases. Your Advocates are proud to have him as a member of our law firm. He shares our passion for helping people in need and prioritizes our clients’ needs. Read More

  • Rita M. Jackman Partner
    Rita M. Jackman

    Ms. Jackman’s unwavering ambition and leadership has provided clients and will provide her future clients a star in this profession. Ms. Jackman is a relentless researcher and preparer who handles her client tasks with a tremendous amount of preparation and thought. Ms. Jackman was born and raised in Cape Coral, Florida which has worked to benefits her practice and the clients that she serves. Read More

  • Adam J. Stevens Partner
    Adam J. Stevens

    Mr. Stevens has found his niche by becoming a litigation attorney and understands that communication between an attorney and client are paramount to obtaining favorable results. Mr. Stevens is known for taking on any and all types of cases no matter how difficult or routine they may be. Mr. Stevens is known as an aggressive attorney, though at the same time understands that some cases require a more patience to ensure a favorable result. Mr. Stevens does not shy away from challenging legal issues and has litigated complex matters against municipalities, international unions, large banking institutions, and several insurance companies. Read More

  • Richard M. Ricciardi, Jr. Partner
    Richard M. Ricciardi, Jr.

    His experience in litigation provides him the ability to identify and isolate potential areas of conflict and effectively counsel clients around potential pitfalls. Mr. Ricciardi believes that proper estate planning, real estate counsel, and business planning are areas of importance to everyone. Protecting and dispensing clients' various interests, assets, and lifetime earnings can make the difference between a comfortable retirement and wasting thousands of dollars in assets and earnings. Specialized knowledge, experience and attention to detail in these areas is therefore critically important. Read More

  • Jorge Santana Partner
    Jorge Santana

    Attorney Jorge J. Santana, Jr. is an American born Cuban-American, fluent in both English and Spanish. Jorge left Miami to join us here in beautiful and peaceful Fort Myers, Florida in March 2015. He has an extreme love for the law, which is only overshadowed by his desire to help all those in need. His reputation for fairness, hard work and honesty is respected by all his clients and attorneys. Read More

  • Diana Castrillon
    Diana Castrillon

    Ms. Castrillon has been in practice for over 19 years in the State of Florida. Diana started her practice as a defense attorney representing insurance companies, and for the last 17 years, Ms. Castrillon has been representing only injured workers in Workers’ Compensation cases. Read More

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