Mr. Policastro founded Policastro Law Group in 2011. He has over 30 years of experience in the field of eminent domain. He represents national corporations, along with business owners and individual landowners. He has successfully negotiated or tried over 1,000 parcels and contested the taking of private property in court.
He has been in private practice since 1997. Prior to establishing his private practice, he worked as an eminent domain attorney on behalf of Pasco County and the Florida Department of Transportation.
He is a member of the Florida Bar Association and its Eminent Domain Committee, New Jersey Bar Association, American Bar Association, Broward County Bar Association, and Clearwater Bar Association, and is a Certified Civil Circuit Court Mediator.
He has also authored articles and lectured on the topic of eminent domain. He was the program co-chair of the National Business Institute’s Eminent Domain Seminar held in Tampa, Florida and has spoken before the International Right of Way Association, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, and Association of Eminent Domain Professionals.
He has been a featured guest on iHeart Radio, discussing eminent domain law.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Marquette University, and a juris doctor law degree from Creighton University.
Mr. Policastro is the lead attorney and attends all government site inspections of his private property and business owner clients. He is the lead attorney at all court proceedings, mediations, and jury trials. He values his clients’ input and engages only the most prominent experts in the field of eminent domain to assist him in giving full compensation to his clients.