Preston J. Castille, Jr.

Preston J. Castille, Jr.


Taylor, Porter, Brooks & Phillips L.L.P.

Recognized since 2013

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Practice Areas

Administrative / Regulatory Law

Insurance Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Insurance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Insurance Law
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Preston Castille joined Taylor Porter in 1994 and was a Partner and member of the Executive Committee. He retired from the partnership in January 2020 and is currently Of Counsel with the firm. Mr. Castille is engaged primarily in education and business law. Mr. Castille has been ranked for several years in Best Lawyers in America® in the fields of Administrative Law and Insurance Law. Mr. Castille is the Taylor Porter representative in MSI Global Alliance, a network of more than 250 accounting and law firms in 100 countries. He also is an MSI Global Alliance Area Representative for the continent of North America and serves on the Management Board. Mr. Castille is an adjunct professor of law. He began his career as a law professor in 2001 at LSU Law School teaching Pretrial Litigation Practice and taught there for eight years. In 2003, he began teaching at Southern University Law Center and teaches Education Law, Evidence, Pretrial Litigation Practice, Trial Advocacy, Louisiana Civil Procedure I, and Louisiana Civil Procedure II. Mr. Castille served as President of the Baton Rouge Bar Association in 2011, and President of the Louis A. Martinet Legal Society from 1998-2000. He served on the Board of Governors of the Louisiana State Bar Association from 2001-2004 and as a member of the House of Delegates from 2009-2012. He recently served as a member of the House of Delegates of the American Bar Association and the Louisiana Law Institute. Mr. Castille is active in various education-related organizations. He is the Immediate Past National President of the Southern University Alumni Federation and is a current member of the Tulane Law School Dean Advisory Board. He is Immediate Past Chairman of the Board of Directors of New Schools for Baton Rouge and President of Helix Community Schools. Mr. Castille is a District 8 member of the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. Mr. Castille is Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Center for Planning Excellence, and he is a board member of the Baton Rouge Area Foundation.

Location

  • 450 Laurel Street, Suite 800
    P.O. Box 2471
    Baton Rouge, LA 70821

Taylor, Porter, Brooks & Phillips L.L.P.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

42 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

4 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Insurance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Insurance Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Insurance Law, Baton Rouge (2019)
  • Insurance Law, Baton Rouge (2013)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Insurance Law

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