Chambers Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Federal Judicial ServiceDistrict Judge, United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on June 5, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on July 23, 1979, and received commission on July 24, 1979. Assumed senior status on June 29, 1992.
University of Florida College of Law, LL.B., 1949
University of Florida College of Law, J.D., 1967
United States Army, Air Corps, 1943–1945
Private Practice, Miami, Florida, 1949–1950
Private Practice, Clearwater, Florida, 1950–1979
Parties should file proposed jury instructions, verdict forms, and voir dire four days before jury selection and should e-mail courtesy copies to Judge Castagna's chambers. They should also provide the proposed jury instructions and verdict form to the court on a disk in WordPerfect format (.wpd).
Parties must provide exhibit and witness lists (an original and three copies of each) to the courtroom deputy on the morning of trial, before jury selection. Parties must deliver copies of these lists to chambers the Friday before trial.