Castillo & Falconi is a boutique law firm located here in Weston, FL.  Their main goal is to cater to their clients on a one-on-one basis.  In addition to their main location, they also have several remote offices throughout South Florida.  They have the flexibility to meet with their clients at any of their locations that is most convenient to them.  With their modern approach, they are able to cater to their client’s busy schedules.

This month we sat down with Gabriela Castillo (pictured left) and Melissa Falconi (pictured right) to learn more about their law firm, how they got started, the future of their practice and why they chose Lakeside Executive Suites.

Tell us about your company and what you do?

Castillo & Falconi Law, LLC is a small law practice with remote offices in several South Florida locations. We practice in the areas of Family Law, Personal Injury and Wills.

How did you get started in your industry?

Gabriela and I decided to open our firm back in 2016. We wanted to have the flexibility of working our own hours and to also be able to offer o a more personalized service to our clients.

What is something about your business that most people do not know?

We are fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese and we have many international clients.

Where do you see your business in 5 years?

We hope to have an established firm with a good reputation in the community.

Tell me about yourself?

Gabriela: Was born and raised in Miami. Earned my Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and International Relations. I have always had a passion for politics which drove my interest in attend law school. I graduated from Nova Law in 2014 and was admitted to the FL Bar that same year. Gabriela is fluent in both English and Spanish and has been working with Personal Injury for the past 7 years.

Melissa: Was born and raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil. I moved to the USA in the late ’90s. I earned my Bachelor’s degree in Legal Studies from Nova Southeastern University. I decided to attend Law School due to the difficulties of finding a trustworthy attorney when my family and I first moved to this country. I knew that if I became an attorney, I would be that trustworthy individual that people could relate and rely on. I graduated from Nova Law in 2014 and was admitted to the FL Bar that same year. Melissa is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese and has been doing family law for the past 4 years.

Other than work, what are you passionate about?

Gabriela: I enjoy watching American Football. My favorite team is the Denver Broncos.

Melissa: I am also passionate about Fashion.  I have an Instagram page, @melissa_falconi,  where I post fashion tips for any budget.

What types of activities or hobbies do you enjoy outside of work?

Gabriela: I Enjoy spending time with family and friends. I also enjoy going out to eat, going to football games and traveling on cruise ships.  

Melissa: I also enjoy spending time with family and friends.  I like playing tennis, watching movies, and traveling.

Why did you choose Lakeside and how has working here helped your business?

We chose Lakeside Executive Suites because of its convenient location and services provided. Since we are still building our practice, we focus on keeping our overhead low. It was the perfect option for us and it has been working out wonderfully. Not only do we use their physical address, but we also have the front desk filter our calls, and we take advantage of the conference rooms which are perfect to meet with our clients.

To schedule an appointment with Castillo & Falconi Law, visit their website.  You can also follow them on Facebook