Alveno N. Castilla

Alveno N.

Castilla

Ridgeland office,Washington D.C. Office

Overview

"He is a groundbreaking lawyer and knows how to negotiate complicated agreements with Federal and State officials. He is extremely professional and confident in his approach as a representative of our firm."

- George Ledbetter
Manager, Property, Sales & Use Taxes
Wellman, Inc.

Distinctions

  • Martindale-Hubbell®
    • AV-Preeminent Peer Review Rated, 1998-2021
  • Best Lawyers in America®
    • Corporate Law, 2013-2023
    • Litigation & Controversy, 2011-2023
    • Tax Law, 2001-2023
    • Litigation & Controversy – Tax: Lawyer of the Year [Jackson, MS], 2013
  • Super Lawyers®
    • Mid-South Super Lawyers, Tax, 2006-2012
  • Certified Public Accountant, Mississippi and Tennessee
  • Leadership Jackson
  • Mississippi Business Journal, Mississippi’s 50 Leading Attorneys for Leadership in Law 2010
  • Corporate Counsel Magazine, Top Lawyer
  • Who's Who Legal: USA
    • Corporate Tax, 2006

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 1985
  • District of Columbia, 1987
  • U.S. Tax Court

Education

  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1985
    • Editor-in-Chief, Virginia Tax Review
    • Daniel Caplin Tax Award
    • Edwin S. Cohen Tax Scholarship
  • Millsaps College, M.B.A., with honors, 1982
  • Millsaps College, B.A., 1975

Associations

  • American Bar Association
    • Section on Taxation
    • Special Committee on Minority Recruitment
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Arts Alliance of Jackson and Hinds County
    • Former Board Member, 1986-1992
    • Past President, 1986-1982
  • Capital Area Bar Association
    • Past President, 2005-2006
    • Board of Directors, 1995-1997
  • Community Foundation of Greater Jackson
    • Board of Trustees
  • Jackson 2000
    • Former Board Member and Chairman
  • Jackson State University Development Foundation
    • Board of Directors
  • Jackson State University eCenter Foundation
    • President
    • Board Member
  • Madison County Business League and Foundation
    • Board of Directors
  • Metro Jackson Chamber of Commerce
    • Former Member of the Board of Directors
  • Millsaps College
    • Former Member of the Board of Trustees
  • Millsaps College Else School of Management
    • Advisory Board
  • "MINACT, Inc."
    • Board of Directors
  • Mississippi Economic Council
    • Board of Directors
    • Chairman, 2014-2015
  • Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Mississippi Symphony
    • Board Member, 1992-1994
  • Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project
  • Mississippi Bar Association
    • Ethics Committee
    • Task Force on Multidisciplinary Practice
    • President-Elect Nominating Committee
    • Bylaws Committee
      • Chairman, 1994-1995
    • Lawyers Assistance Committee
    • Long Range Planning Committee
  • Mississippi Baptist Health Systems
    • Board Member
  • Mississippi Baptist Medical Center
    • Board Member

Papers, Presentations & Publications

  • Co-Author, LAW ELEVATED — Recent tax changes to encourage development & new investmentMississippi Business Journal, September 7, 2018.
  • Author, "Technology Footprint," January 2012.
  • Presenter, "What To Do When the IRS (Revenue or Special Agent) Shows Up," April 2010.
  • Presenter, "Stimulating Your Practice" – An Overview of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, April 2009.
  • Presenter, "Analysis of Selected Provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009," March 2009.
  • Presenter, "Anatomy of a Real Estate Development Loan Commitment (or ‘Jumping Through the Hoops’ and then some)," April 2005.

Alveno N.

Castilla

Overview

"He is a groundbreaking lawyer and knows how to negotiate complicated agreements with Federal and State officials. He is extremely professional and confident in his approach as a representative of our firm."

- George Ledbetter
Manager, Property, Sales & Use Taxes
Wellman, Inc.

Distinctions

  • Martindale-Hubbell®
    • AV-Preeminent Peer Review Rated, 1998-2021
  • Best Lawyers in America®
    • Corporate Law, 2013-2023
    • Litigation & Controversy, 2011-2023
    • Tax Law, 2001-2023
    • Litigation & Controversy – Tax: Lawyer of the Year [Jackson, MS], 2013
  • Super Lawyers®
    • Mid-South Super Lawyers, Tax, 2006-2012
  • Certified Public Accountant, Mississippi and Tennessee
  • Leadership Jackson
  • Mississippi Business Journal, Mississippi’s 50 Leading Attorneys for Leadership in Law 2010
  • Corporate Counsel Magazine, Top Lawyer
  • Who's Who Legal: USA
    • Corporate Tax, 2006

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 1985
  • District of Columbia, 1987
  • U.S. Tax Court

Education

  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1985
    • Editor-in-Chief, Virginia Tax Review
    • Daniel Caplin Tax Award
    • Edwin S. Cohen Tax Scholarship
  • Millsaps College, M.B.A., with honors, 1982
  • Millsaps College, B.A., 1975

Associations

  • American Bar Association
    • Section on Taxation
    • Special Committee on Minority Recruitment
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Arts Alliance of Jackson and Hinds County
    • Former Board Member, 1986-1992
    • Past President, 1986-1982
  • Capital Area Bar Association
    • Past President, 2005-2006
    • Board of Directors, 1995-1997
  • Community Foundation of Greater Jackson
    • Board of Trustees
  • Jackson 2000
    • Former Board Member and Chairman
  • Jackson State University Development Foundation
    • Board of Directors
  • Jackson State University eCenter Foundation
    • President
    • Board Member
  • Madison County Business League and Foundation
    • Board of Directors
  • Metro Jackson Chamber of Commerce
    • Former Member of the Board of Directors
  • Millsaps College
    • Former Member of the Board of Trustees
  • Millsaps College Else School of Management
    • Advisory Board
  • "MINACT, Inc."
    • Board of Directors
  • Mississippi Economic Council
    • Board of Directors
    • Chairman, 2014-2015
  • Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Mississippi Symphony
    • Board Member, 1992-1994
  • Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project
  • Mississippi Bar Association
    • Ethics Committee
    • Task Force on Multidisciplinary Practice
    • President-Elect Nominating Committee
    • Bylaws Committee
      • Chairman, 1994-1995
    • Lawyers Assistance Committee
    • Long Range Planning Committee
  • Mississippi Baptist Health Systems
    • Board Member
  • Mississippi Baptist Medical Center
    • Board Member

Papers, Presentations & Publications

  • Co-Author, LAW ELEVATED — Recent tax changes to encourage development & new investmentMississippi Business Journal, September 7, 2018.
  • Author, "Technology Footprint," January 2012.
  • Presenter, "What To Do When the IRS (Revenue or Special Agent) Shows Up," April 2010.
  • Presenter, "Stimulating Your Practice" – An Overview of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, April 2009.
  • Presenter, "Analysis of Selected Provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009," March 2009.
  • Presenter, "Anatomy of a Real Estate Development Loan Commitment (or ‘Jumping Through the Hoops’ and then some)," April 2005.