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Biography

Castle Lantz Maricle, LLC (Pan American Legal Services, LLC, Member) Education: LLM in Taxation, New York University School of Law, NYC, NY (1981) JD, Cum Laude, Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, CA (1980) BA, Phi Beta Kappa, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO (1976) Career: Founding Member, Pan American Legal Services, LLC (2017­Present), a member of Castle Lantz Maricle, LLC (2019­present). Founding Member of the Castle Law Group, LLC, (successor to Burke & Castle, PC; Castle Barrett Daffin & Frappier, LLC; Castle & Castle, LLC; Castle Meinhold Stawiarski, LLC; and Castle Stawiarski, LLC all operating in Colorado (1990 ­ 2014) and related law firms operating in Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming (2007­2014); associate and partner at Hopper, Kanouff, Smith, Peryam, Terry and Duncan (1984­1990). CMS Consulting Services Corp., S.A., Panama City, Panama, (2009­2014). Career Related: Areas of Concentration: Commercial Real Estate Purchase and Sale Transactions and Secured Mortgage Loan Financing Transactions. Mortgage Lending / Creditors Rights ­ Commercial and Residential Foreclosure, Bankruptcy, Evictions and Collections. Business Law ­ corporate, partnership, limited liability company ­ formation and contracts ­ private placements and tax. Title Insurance and Title Claims Resolution. Awards: AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, Martindale­Hubbell Membership: American Bar Association Colorado Bar Association ­ Real Estate Law Section; Business Law Section; Tax Law Section and Real Estate Section Council (2001 ­ 2007) Colorado Mortgage Lenders Association and its Legislative Committee; Hispanic Chamber of Commerce; Colorado Association of Commerce & Industry Rocky Mountain Home Association; VISTAGE International, Inc. Bar Admissions: Licensed in Colorado, California, New Jersey; United States District Court for the District of Colorado; United States District Court for the District of Central California; United States Tax Court Marquis Who's Who Honors: Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award; Marquis Who's Who Top Professional. Mr. Castle developed a group of law firms and related real estate title, accounting, escrow, IT development, litigation support and document preparation service companies, located in six states and 2 countries, with a totally integrated socially diverse staff of over 600 employees working toward a common goal. Mr. Castle's clients go to him for legal, as well as practical business, advice. He is experienced in small and large transactions and has worked on secured loan transactions with various loan participants from $500K to $78M; private placements of $1M to $5M and a private equity transaction of approximately $70M. Mr. Castle has been an owner in various businesses, including tire stores, title insurance agencies, software development companies, restaurants, and real estate holdings companies. He also developed with the assistance of local Panama Attorneys, a near shore legal support services and document preparation service, accounting and IT services operation in Panama City, Panama, with more than 180 employees providing services to law firms, accounting services, title resolution services, IT and litigation support services. Mr. Castle is able to work with different groups and can be creative to get a transaction completed.

Education

  • Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D. - 1980
    • Honors: cum laude
  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York
    • Masters of Law - 1981
    • Major: Taxation
  • University of Colorado, Boulder
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1976

Practice Areas

  • International & Domestic Real Estate
  • Business Transactions/Civil Litigation

Current Employment Position

  • Member

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 1982
  • California
  • New Jersey

Honors

  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell