Lawyers Athens GA

Catherine Trelles Casto

Originally from Peru, South America, Catherine Trelles Casto grew up in Athens, Georgia. Catherine graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from the University of Georgia. She earned her law degree from John Marshall Law School and studied International Family Law and Environmental Law as part of a summer abroad program at the University of Florence, Italy. During law school, Catherine worked for the District Attorney's Office for the Western Judicial Circuit and clerked for the DUI Atlanta law firm Head, Thomas, Webb & Willis. She also worked as an Enforcement Attorney for Ralph Hudgens at the Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner.

Catherine joined the Wiggins Norris Coffey firm in June of 2015 and concentrates her practice in the area of family law, including divorce, child custody, child support, restraining orders, juvenile matters and all other areas of domestic relations. She handles criminal cases, including traffic violations, DUI, license suspensions and underage possession of alcohol. Catherine also serves as Guardian ad Litem appointed by Superior and Juvenile courts in the classic city of Athens and in the surrounding areas.

Catherine is a member of the Georgia Bar Family Law Section and the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. She is also a board member of the Western Circuit Bar Association and former president of the Northern Circuit Bar Association. Catherine is admitted to practice before all state trial and appellate courts in Georgia. She is married to Tom Casto and they have one child.

Education

John Marshall Law School
University of Georgia

Admissions

State Bar of Georgia ('10)
Georgia Supreme Court ('14)
Georgia Court of Appeals ('14)
U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia ('15)

Practice Areas
Divorce
Child Custody and Visitation
Child Support
Modifications
Contempt Actions
Legitimation
Protective Orders (TPOs and Stalking Orders)
Juvenile Dependency and Delinquency
Guardian ad Litem (Juvenile and Superior Courts)
DUI
Traffic Violations
License Suspensions
Underage Possession of Alcohol
Disorderly Conduct
Other violations
catherine@wnc-law.com