Ana M. Castro is a trial attorney who advocates exclusively for injured workers. Currently, her practice focuses on Longshore Harbor and Workers’ Compensation Act and Defense Base Act claims. Ms. Castro is dedicated to working zealously for her clients. Ms. Castro began her career focusing primarily on the representation of claimants, large self- insured employers, Fortune 1000 companies, and insurance companies in the worker’s compensation arena. She has handled all aspects of claims from their inception, up to and most importantly, attending trial. As Ms. Castro has served as first chair on many trials, she has had the opportunity to be exposed to and tackle complex technical cases in her field. She has further pioneered interactive seminars and workshops for clients on a number of topics.
Prior to joining Barnett, Lerner, Karsen, Frankel & Castro, P.A. in 2013, Ms. Castro was a partner at a national insurance defense firm, where she managed the Florida worker’s compensation division. Under her supervision, the firm transitioned to new technologies increasing the efficiency of the practice. Having a comprehensive understanding of how insurance companies defend claims, Ms. Castro is better adept in representing injured workers by leveling the playing field to maximize her their recovery.
Ms. Castro has distinguished herself from other practitioners with her unique combination of skill, experience, expertise and reputation within the community developed over the course of her 27 years in practice. She has represented clients successfully world-wide. Ms. Castro is a native Floridian. She attended the University of Florida and the University of Miami School of Law. Ms. Castro is also fluent in Spanish. She is a proud member of the Dade County Bar Association and the District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
Ms. Castro may be contacted directly at Ana@BarnettandLerner.com.