Melba Castillo focuses on all aspects of domestic and family law including, divorce, pre-judgment, post-judgment, custody, visitation, child support, spouse support, litigation, and guardianship cases for the firm. Attorney Castillo has been part of the Barclay Law Group for four years; earning her bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and her law degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 1998. She has a background in public interest and worked at the Legal Aid Bureau Metropolitan Family Services.
Castillo grew up on the north shore in a Filipino family and has helped under-privileged families in her work at a private non-profit. She brings these fulfilling experiences to her cases and finds great joy in doing good by helping children and parents. She is a conscientious straight-shooter and thrives on structure and responsibility. She is never swayed by the spotlight despite experience in a collage of high profile cases.
She founded and ran the internet-based bakery dolcemelba.com, indicative of her creativity, ingenuity, and hands-on nature. She will balance your legal goals with your money restraints, doing everything she can to produce the most favorable outcome possible. Compassion without drama – that’s what you’ll get in Melba Castillo.