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Dian Evans Kastl

Dian Evans Kastl, American lawyer. Bar: New Jersey 1985, New York 1985, Florida 1985, United States District Court New Jersey 1985, Louisiana 1987, District of Columbia 1987, United States District Court (eastern, middle and western districts) Louisiana 1987, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1987. Bernard and Pauline Lasker scholar, 1984-1985.

Background

  • Kastl, Dian Evans was born on January 5, 1958 in Oklahoma City. Daughter of Jim and Hazel Corrine (Hill) Evans.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University Oklahoma, 1975. Master of Arts in Journalism, University Oklahoma, 1979. Bachelor of Science in Journalism, University Maryland, 1976.

      Juris Doctor, Loyola University, 1984. Master of Laws in Trade Regulation, New York University, 1985.

    Career

    • Research assistant New York University School Law, New York City, 1984-1985. Associate Trenam, Simmons, Kemker, Scharf, Barkin, Frye O'Neil, Tampa, Florida, 1985-1987, Chaffe, McCall, Phillips, Toler & Sarpy, New Orleans, 1987-1991. Of counsel Godfrey & Wheeler, 1991-1992.

      Private practice, since 1992.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New Jersey 1985, New York 1985, Florida 1985, United States District Court New Jersey 1985, Louisiana 1987, District of Columbia 1987, United States District Court (eastern, middle and western districts) Louisiana 1987, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1987.

    Works

    • Ice Key
    • When a young plastic surgeon's mistress is murdered, the surgeon's wife, Patricia Shea, stands accused.
    • Legal Incubus
    • Varie Ryan has soldiered eight years in her law firm and is finally up for partnership.
    • Author: The Ice Key, 1997, Legal Incubus, 1997. Member editorial board, comments editor Loyola Law Review, 1983-1984.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association (chairman computer programs subcommittee patent trademark and copyright section 1988-1989, information distribution technologies subcommittee patent trademark and copyright section 1990-1991), New York Bar Association, Louisiana Bar Association, New Orleans Bar Association, Sigma Delta Chi, Kappa Tau Alpha.

    Connections

    • Married David G. Kastl, February 6, 1987. Children: Shea P., R. Patricia.
    • father: Jim Evans
    • mother: Hazel Corrine (Hill) Evans
    • spouse: David G. Kastl
    • children: Shea P. Kastl
    • R. Patricia Kastl
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    Born January 5, 1958
    (age 59)
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