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Law Office of Victor M. Castro APC

Victor M. Castro

Bar Admissions

California, 1981


University of San Francisco School of Law, San Francisco, California; Juris Doctorate – 1980

San Jose State University; B.A. – 1977

Professional Associations and Memberships

State Bar of California, Member Santa Clara County Bar Association, Member American Immigration Lawyers Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

County of Contra Costa, Department of Social Services, Deputy County Counsel La Raza Centro Legal


Spanish, English

Personal Experience

Victor M. Castro is the principal attorney of the Law Office of Victor M. Castro APC which he founded in April 1984. Victor was admitted to the California State Bar in 1981. He received his B.A degree from San Jose State University in 1977 and in 1980 his J.D. from the University of San Francisco School of Law. Victor is a member of the State Bar of California, the Santa Clara County Bar Association, and the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1987. Victor is also fluent in Spanish.

Victor started his law career at the non-profit legal services office in San Francisco known as La Raza Centro Legal. He worked there as a law clerk during law school and then as a supervising attorney after being admitted to the Bar in 1981. Victor then worked as a Deputy County Counsel for the County of Contra Costa, where he represented the Department of Social Services in juvenile dependency and conservatorship matters. On April 14, 1984, Victor founded his own law office which continues to this date.

Victor has more than 34 years of experience representing Family Law and Immigration clients. He has acquired extensive legal knowledge and provides the highest quality representation. Victor is recognized throughout the legal community for offering honest advice, professional and diligent legal representation and favorable outcomes. He carefully evaluates each case to provide realistic expectations and guidance based on each client’s individual circumstances.

Victor is known for his honest and responsible legal representation. Victor is known for taking cases only when he feels that he can provide a benefit for the client and for telling clients when he feels that he cannot help them.

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Although we are limiting our face-to-face contact with clients in order to promote the health and safety of everyone, we are utilizing whatever method works best for each particular client for purposes of consultations and client meetings.

Our goal is and will always be to provide our clients exceptional service. Despite these challenging times, we remain available to ensure that our client’s needs are met, and our cases are handled in whatever manner is necessary.

We are sensitive to how the COVID-19 Pandemic has touched everyone’s life in a different way.  We have been keeping up to date with the latest developments concerning the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and the broader impact it has on our world, considering how it affects our employees and clients, and taking the necessary precautions to stay fully operational and ahead of the curve during these difficult times.

On March 20, 2020 Governor Newsom issued an Executive Order which orders a statewide shelter-in-place restriction.  Also, the Santa Clara County Health Department issued orders for a countywide shelter-in-place restriction which were extended through May 3, 2020.  However, our office remains OPEN.

We appreciate your patience and understanding, and wish you health and safety during this difficult time.


Victor M. Castro, Esq. and Castro Legal team