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Aaron N. Castleton, Attorney

Aaron earned his Bachelor's degree in Communications from Brigham Young University, a Juris Doctorate (law degree) from the University of La Verne, and a Post-Doctorate Master of Laws degree in Dispute Resolution from the highly acclaimed Pepperdine School of Law (Straus Institute). As a mediator, Aaron has settled more than 1,000 cases over the past decade.


Since beginning his law career in 2009, Aaron has practiced in the areas of estate planning, corporate/business law, personal injury, real estate, family law, and civil litigation. Prior to law school Aaron spent four years as the Director of Land Acquisition and Relocation for a government consulting firm where he negotiated the acquisition of more than 100 parcels of real estate on behalf of city and state entities across the western United States.


In the late 1990's, Aaron lived several years in South America and Europe while mastering the Portuguese language and organizing humanitarian aid projects. Currently, Aaron serves on the Board of Directors for Golden Valley Health Centers. In his free time, Aaron loves traveling and spending time with his beautiful wife and three children.

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Jeffrey C. Castleton, Attorney

Jeff earned his Bachelor's degree in Business Management from Brigham Young University-Idaho where he received the Newel K. Whitney Distinguished Graduate Award. During his time as an undergraduate student, Jeff spent several years in Taiwan serving as a voluntary missionary for his church and becoming proficient in Mandarin Chinese.


Before becoming an attorney, Jeff worked in the enterprise software industry as a Business Development Manager. In this role he negotiated numerous software licensing contracts and managed extensive promotional campaigns.


He earned his Juris Doctorate degree from San Joaquin College of Law where he graduated with Distinction. During law school, he was published in the San Joaquin Agricultural Law Review and later served as its Executive Editor. He received numerous awards including Best Brief and Best Oral Advocate Finalist in the George A. Hopper Moot Court Competition and several Witkin Awards for Academic Excellence.


Jeff practices in the areas of criminal defense, civil litigation, and family law. He is admitted to practice law in the State of California and the United States District Court, Eastern District of California.


Jeff is a proud father of four beautiful children and loves spending time with them and his wonderful wife.

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Caitlin Czirban, Office Manager

Born and raised in Mariposa, California, Caitlin brings a fun, hometown feel to the office. She provides a friendly face and warm welcome to everyone that walks through the doors. As a dedicated mother of four children, there is little wonder how Caitlin knows what it takes to "get the job done." Since joining the firm in 2016, she has put her "Super Mom" skills to work for our clients. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her children participating in various outdoor activities.

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Mario Pulido, Legal Assistant

Mario brings a strong attention to detail to the firm. This is evident from receiving a Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in history from the University of California, Merced and California State University, Stanislaus. His desire to serve his community manifests itself through his work. In addition to the wonderful services he provides to our clients, Mario has often shared his talents with the younger generation as a substitute teacher for the Merced Union High School and Weaver School Districts. Mario provides a unique and diverse flare to the office. Besides spending time with his children and perfecting his “dad jokes,” his hobbies consist of collecting comic books, rebuilding cars, and hitting the gym.