Katherine Kasten

Katherine Kasten

Attorney at Law

Cedar Hill
Texas
Licensed in
TX
St. Mary's University School of Law
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About
Highly skilled and experienced litigator. Graduated from St. Mary's law school when her sons were only 7 and 4 years of age. Her practice has predominately focused on eminent domain litigation on both sides of the docket. However, she has experience with business formation, real estate issues including appraisals, contract drafting, review and litigation, and wills, estates and probate.
Katherine spent 14 years as an Assistant Attorney General, 10 years at a boutique firm as a senior associate, several years as an Assistant City Attorney and now 4 years in private practice as the owner of the firm. She lives in the Dallas area but represents
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"Katherine listened to my concerns and provided me with documents that preserve my wishes. She was very responsive to questions and a pleasure to deal with."

Will and other estate planning documents
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"Katherine went above and beyond in recovering a significant sum of money we thought we would never get back. She was well prepared for all aspects of the trial process and tenacious through actual payment of our judgment."

oral debt collection
Non-UpCounsel Client

Work History

Kasten Law

Attorney Owner

Oct 2016 - Present

Comprehensive representation of all types of clients in the areas of real estate, wills and estates, eminent domain, family law, contracts and slander and defamation including online. Highly skilled and experienced litigation attorney.

Oct 2016 - Present

City of Dallas

Senior Assistant City Attorney

May 2014 - Sep 2016

represented very large city in litigation. areas of the law included eminent domain, code compliance, collections and city ordiances.

May 2014 - Sep 2016

Vassallo & Salazar, PC

Senior associate attorney

Jan 2004 - May 2014

representing landowners and private parties in eminent domain litigation as well as zoning, planning and other real estate litigation. jury and bench trial experience. appellate brief writing experience.

Jan 2004 - May 2014

Texas attorney general

Senior Assistant Attorney General

Mar 1992 - Aug 2003

represented large state agency in litigation in the areas of eminent domain and employment law. drafted several appellate briefs and made several arguments to both state and federal appellate courts. first and second chair jury trial experience. supervised other lawyers.

Mar 1992 - Aug 2003

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