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FOUNDING PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY

KRISTINA N. KASTL, J.D. "KRISI"

KASTL LAW, P.C. CARES ABOUT PEOPLE, THE COMMUNITY AND SAFETY

Krisi Kastl founded Kastl Law, P.C. to help those with personal injury claims in Texas. For years, Kastl Law has been the lifeline that victimized parties needed to recover maximum compensation for their injuries. Making a difference in the lives of her clients has always been her main goal. Krisi has many years of courtroom experience as a Dallas trial attorney and has covered a wide variety of cases, including catastrophic motor vehicle accidents, motorcycle wrecks, truck wrecks, premises liability, wrongful death, and products liability. Ms. Kastl has earned the respect of her peers and insurance companies and the gratitude of the clients she represents. Krisi is a no-nonsense attorney who is proud to be the voice of the victims against big insurance companies that attempt to use intimidation to unfairly get out of accepting responsibility for their insured’s wrongdoing.

EDUCATION

  • Admitted to the State Bar of Texas; 2000
  • J.D., Texas Tech School of Law, Lubbock, Texas; 1999
  • B.A., University of El Paso, El Paso, Texas; 1995

MEMBERSHIPS/AFFILIATIONS

  • American Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Trial Lawyers
    • Board of Directors Since 2007
  • Dallas Women Lawyers Association Member since 2003
    • Judicial Reception Vice President 2013
  • Immediate Past President 2012
  • President 2011
  • President Elect 2010
  • Judicial Reception Vice President 2009
  • Judicial Reception Chair 2008
  • Collin County Bar Association Member Since 2007
  • Collin County Young Lawyers Association
    • Board of Directors 2007 to 2008
  • Tarrant County Bar Association Member 2007 to Present
  • Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association Member 2006 to 2009
  • Texas Bar Foundation Fellow
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association Member since 2000
    • Board of Directors 2013
    • Board of Directors 2012
    • Board of Directors 2011
    • Board of Directors 2010
    • Texas Trial Lawyers Board of Advocates Member 2009 to 2010
  • Irish American Society
  • Alumni of UTEP and Texas Tech

AWARDS/RECOGNITION

  • American Association for Justice
    • Leaders Forum 2013
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Outstanding Board of Directors 2008
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • Texas Super Lawyer 2009, 2010, 2011
  • Rising Star Award 2011
  • Rising Star Award 2010
  • Rising Star Award 2009
  • Top Young Lawyers in Texas 2009

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT/CONTRIBUTIONS

  • Legal Aid of Northwest Texas
  • 1-3 pro bono cases every year
  • Shriners Hospitals for Children
  • Tarrant County Bar Foundation
  • The Wishing Well Foundation, Inc.
  • Various children’s sports organizations and high schools

KASTL LAW, P.C. CARES ABOUT PEOPLE, THE COMMUNITY AND SAFETY

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Senior Associate Attorney

HEATHER V. BANAHAN NEASE

Heather V. Banahan Nease joined Kastl Law, P.C. in February 2017 as an associate attorney. Heather’s practice consists of civil litigation cases. Specifically, Heather handles personal injury, medical malpractice, consumer, and premises liability cases.

Heather and her family moved to Dallas in 1988. In 2002, she earned her Bachelors of Arts degree in History from Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri. After graduation, Heather worked as a file clerk at DeHay & Elliston in downtown Dallas. During her tenure at DeHay and Elliston, she went to paralegal school and in 2009, she earned her associates degree from El Centro Community College. Heather worked at DeHay & Elliston from 2002-2006. In 2006, she joined Jones Geisler as a paralegal. In 2009, Laura Benitez Geisler created her own law firm where Heather continued to work as her paralegal. In 2011, Heather was accepted by Texas Tech University School of Law where she earned her J.D. in December 2014. Prior to joining Kastl Law, Heather worked as an associate attorney at a small civil, and employment litigation firm in El Paso, Texas. Upon returning to the DFW Metroplex, she performed document review for a few months, prior to being hired as an associate attorney with Kastl Law, P.C.

Heather’s focus is always on the client and she does her very best to ensure that her clients get the best representation possible. Currently Heather is a member of the Texas Young Lawyers Association, Dallas Young Lawyers Association, Texas Women Lawyers, and belongs to the American Indian Law, Family Law, Labor & Employment Law, Litigation, and Women and the Law sections of the State Bar of Texas. Heather V. Banahan Nease may be contacted via email at hnease@kastllaw.com.

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Office administrator

SEAN SULLIVAN

Sean Sullivan joined Kastl Law, P.C. full time on January 01, 2019.

Sean will serve as Marketing Director of Office and Administrator.

Sean is a graduate of The Ohio State University in 1995. Prior to joining the Kastl Law, P.C. firm Sean owned and operated a landscape company in Dallas, Texas for 15 years.

Sean Sullivan may be contacted via email at ssullivan@kastllaw.com.

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