William John Castagna

Personal

Birthday: 
1924
Birthplace: 
Philadelphia, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Air Force, 1943-1945
Private practice, Miami, Florida, 1949-1950
Private practice, Clearwater, Florida, 1950-1979

Education

Name of School: 

Levin College of Law - University of Florida

The law school offers courses of study leading to the Juris Doctor degree, including Certificate Programs in Environmental and Land Use Law, Estates and Trusts Practice, Family Law, Intellectual Property Law or International and Comparative Law. Joint J.D./M.A. and J.D./Ph.D. degrees in a variety of disciplines are available, too. The college also offers one of the leading LL.M. in Taxation programs in the United States.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1949
Name of School - Second: 

Levin College of Law - University of Florida

The law school offers courses of study leading to the Juris Doctor degree, including Certificate Programs in Environmental and Land Use Law, Estates and Trusts Practice, Family Law, Intellectual Property Law or International and Comparative Law. Joint J.D./M.A. and J.D./Ph.D. degrees in a variety of disciplines are available, too. The college also offers one of the leading LL.M. in Taxation programs in the United States.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1967

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
Court Name: 

Florida Middle District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
7/24/1979
Retirement from Active Service: 
6/29/1992
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