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Barbara Treuting Casteix

Probate Attorney at New Orleans, LA

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Ms. Casteix is the firm’s Managing Partner whose practice primarily focuses on business and real estate transactions as well as estate planning and administration (successions). She is a native and lifelong resident of New Orleans.

After receiving her J.D. from Loyola University School of Law, Ms. Casteix began her legal career   as a law clerk for the Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans. In 1980 she became a partner in the firm of Cleveland, Barrios, Kingsdorf & Casteix where she remained a partner until 1995 when  Barrios, Kingsdorf & Casteix was founded.

Ms. Casteix has counseled clients in a variety of business and real estate transactions, including business sales, residential and commercial mortgage loans, mergers and acquisitions, real estate development, condominium conversions, commercial leases for shopping centers and office buildings, and commercial and residential acquisitions and financing. She has also served as special counsel to a family-owned corporate client in its initial and subsequent public stock offerings.

In her estate planning and administration practice, Ms. Casteix has handled multi-million dollar estates and established charitable foundations for her clients.

Ms. Casteix is an agent for First American Title Insurance Company and  a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and the New Orleans Bar Association. She has an AV rating, the highest peer review rating available through Martindale-Hubbell, and has been named by New Orleans Magazine as a Top Lawyer in the New Orleans area.

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Licensed for 45 years
State LA
Status Eligible to Practice Law
Acquired 1977
Updated 11/14/2022

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Barrios Kingsdorf & Casteix LLP
701 Poydras St
#3650
New Orleans, LA, 70139

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AVVO RATING 7.8 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Managing Partner
  • Barrios, Kingsdorf, Casteix L.L.P.
  • 1995 - Present
  • Partner
  • Cleveland, Barrios, Kingsdorf & Casteix
  • 1980 - 1995
  • Law Clerk
  • Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans
  • 1977 - 1980

Education

  • Loyola University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1977
  • University of New Orleans
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1974

Legal Cases

  • The Frances McDonough Charitable Foundation
  • +$1,000,000 Grants and Donations

Associations

  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Louisiana Title Insurance
  • Agent
  • N/A
  • First American Title Insurance Company
  • Agent
  • N/A
  • American Land Title Association
  • Agent
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Top Lawyers in New Orleans
  • New Orleans Magazine
  • 2009
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • N/A

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New Orleans Probate Lawyer Barbara Treuting Casteix
Barbara Treuting Casteix
Probate Attorney
New Orleans, LA
Licensed for 45 years