Delia Castro joined Baron & Budd’s Trucking & Catastrophic Injury Group as an associate in 2023. Prior to joining Baron & Budd, Ms. Castro worked for a personal injury firm in Dallas, Texas, where she represented individuals in a variety of personal injury cases including motor vehicle and trucking wrecks and gained significant experience conducting depositions and arguing motions, among other litigation matters.
Ms. Castro brings a unique comprehension of catastrophic injury crashes to Baron & Budd, having spent eighteen years of service as a police officer prior to becoming an attorney. Her extensive law enforcement experience, notably as a detective uncovering crucial facts and hidden details in criminal cases and as a first responder to car wrecks, allows Ms. Castro to bring an invaluable perspective and skill set to cases in which victims have been injured or killed in catastrophic vehicular accidents. Following law school, Ms. Castro worked for two years as a county prosecutor and district attorney, during which time she helped resolve hundreds of cases and gained substantial trial experience.
Delia Castro graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with a B.A. in English before receiving her J.D. cum laude from the University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law in 2019. While in law school, she was appointed the publications editor of the school’s On the Cusp Law Review and was a member of the Board of Advocates (Moot Court). She was also inducted into the Royal Furgeson Inn of Phi Delta Phi, the school’s academic honor society. As a law student, Ms. Castro received several accolades, including the Louis A. Bedford Jr. Award for outstanding performance in law school, and the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) Excellence Award for attaining the highest grade in Legal Writing and Research. Additionally, Ms. Castro was selected as a Dallas Bar Foundation’s Sarah T. Hughes Scholar in 2016.
University of North Texas Dallas College of Law, Dallas, Texas (J.D. 2019)
University of Texas – Arlington, Texas (B.A. English, 2002)
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Dallas Bar Association
Texas Trial Lawyers Association
University of North Texas Dallas Recognition Town Hall, Certificate of Career Achievement (2020)