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Practice Areas


  1. Family: 80%
  2. Criminal Defense: 20%

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse James. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    James Castranova is an intelligent, dedicated attorney who is focused on obtaining his client's best result. I have seem him broker a good deal, but he is also skilled at charging ahead with creative and effective litigation when the need arises. I endorse him without question.


    Todd Rhoads Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Men's Legal Center

940 "C" Street.
San Diego, CA, 92101



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Wiley W. Manuel AwardSan Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program2002
Wiley W. Manuel AwardSan Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program2001
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyMen's Legal Center2014 - Present
AttorneyMoreno & Associates2011 - 2014
General CounselVietnam Veterans Memorial Ocean Beach VFW Post 13922010 - 2011
AttorneyKirby & McGuinn2008 - 2010
Solo PractitionerLaw Offices of James P. Castranova2003 - 2008
Association NamePosition NameDuration
San Diego County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Univ of San Diego SOLLawJD - Juris Doctor2002