Blankingship & Keith, PC, is pleased to announce that Bill Casterline, a partner in the firm’s real estate group and chair of the firm’s creditors’ rights group, has been elected as a Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers (“ACREL”), the nation’s most prestigious honorary organization for real estate lawyers. Bill is the only lawyer from Virginia and one of only 40 lawyers nationwide elected to the organization this year. Election to ACREL is by invitation only after a rigorous screening process. ACREL’s distinguished lawyers have been elected to fellowship for their outstanding legal ability, experience and high standards of professional and ethical conduct in the practice of real estate law.
For over 33 years, Bill has handled a wide variety of complex commercial and residential real estate matters, including sales and leasing of commercial properties, commercial real estate financing transactions, loan workouts, and large commercial foreclosures.
Bill is a recognized leader in real estate and creditors rights by Virginia Legal Elite, Virginia Super Lawyers, and Best Lawyers in America. He is a 1976 graduate of the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary. Following law school, Bill served four years in the U.S. Army as a Captain in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps.