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Alexander Dubose & Jefferson LLP

Kirsten M. Castañeda

Dallas, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Litigation: Appellate
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Kirsten Castañeda has an impressive track record representing clients in complex class actions alongside her extensive expertise in state and federal appellate proceedings.
"She is exceptional at taking complex concepts and distilling them for trial counsel. She is rockstar smart, a great communicator and has the personality to boot. She has a great ability to connect with people." "Her briefing is very good, and she is one of the sharpest and nicest people you could meet."
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For over two decades, Kirsten M. Castañeda has worked with trial lawyers in federal and state courtrooms—before, during, and after trial—in addition to briefing and arguing state and federal appeals and original proceedings. Her clients range from Fortune 500 companies to entrepreneurs, and from Texas to jurisdictions nationwide. Learning a client’s business and litigation goals allows her to craft arguments and strategy that serve both the immediate case and the client’s long-term needs. Her work has helped shape the law in key areas, including premises and products liability, insurance defense, healthcare liability claims, oil and gas, class actions, the Texas Constitution, and federal preemption.

Professional Memberships

Master, Patrick E. Higginbotham American Inn of Court

Chair-Elect, Women Trial Lawyers Committee, ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section

Secretary, ABA Judicial Division Council of Appellate Lawyers

Member of Court Rules Committee and Pattern Jury Charge-Oversight Committee, State Bar of Texas

Treasurer, State Bar of Texas Appellate Section

Immediate Past Chair, Dallas Bar Association Appellate Section

Fellow, American Bar Foundation, Texas Bar Foundation, and Dallas Bar Foundation

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Kirsten balances her practice with a healthy dose of classic movies, hockey- and baseball-watching, and participation in #AppellateTwitter @texapp.

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Kirsten M. Castañeda

Alexander Dubose & Jefferson LLP

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