Stephanie (Stevie) Casteel

Stephanie (Stevie) Casteel


Practice Areas

  • Complex Wealth Transfer Planning
  • Trusts & Estates
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Charitable Planning
  • Tax
  • Tax-Exempt Entities
  • Nuptial Agreements
  • Domestic Asset Protection

Professional Associations

  • Fellow of American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC)
    • Member of Charitable Planning and Exempt Organization Committee
    • Member of Asset Protection Committee
    • Member of Audit Committee
    • Secretary of New Fellows Steering Committee
    • Member of Program Committee
  • Member of Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Section of the American Bar Association
    • Chair of Charitable Planning Committee
    • Probate and Trust Articles Editor for the ABA’s Property & Probate
  • American Law Institute-Continuing Legal Education
    • Member of Estate Planning Advisory Committee
    • Co-Chair, Estate Planning in Depth
  • Member of State Bar of Georgia and State Bar of Nevada


  • Selected to Georgia Trend’s Legal Elite, 2010 – present
  • Selected as a Law & Politics Magazine’s Georgia Super Lawyer, 2005 – present
  • Selected as a Law & Politics Magazine’s Georgia Top 50 Women Lawyers, 2009 – 2013
  • Named in Best Lawyers in America Guide, Non-Profit/Charities Law and Trusts & Estates, 2009 – present
  • AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell.*


  • Law Clerk, Chief Judge Morey L. Sear, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
  • Emory University College of Law, Juris Doctor with Distinction, 1991
    • Order of the Coif
    • Managing Editor, Emory Law Journal
    • Book Awards in Admiralty and Bankruptcy
  • Agnes Scott College, Bachelor of Arts with High Honors in Economics, 1988

Civic and Charitable Activities

  • Trustee of Barton Foundation, South Lake Tahoe, Nevada
  • Member of Rotary International, Tahoe-Douglas Rotary Club
  • Counselor, Rotary Youth Exchange, Tahoe-Douglas Rotary Club
  • Member of Planned Giving Advisory Committee, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

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*CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedure’s standards and policies.