Mr. Casella was born on April 28, 1967 in Pensacola, FL. He and his wife Mindi have two children. He graduated from Denison University with a B.A. in Psychology in 1989 and from the University of Dayton, School of Law with a J.D. in 1993.
Mr. Casella, an associate in the Firm practices in the areas of both civil and criminal litigation. Prior to working at the firm, Mr. Casella was employed with LEXIS-NEXIS where he drafted case law summaries and code annotations for the LEXIS-NEXIS online library. He was also employed by LEXIS-NEXIS as a senior legal research associate and provided online legal, financial, and public records research to the top revenue generating law firms and corporate accounts of LEXIS-NEXIS. Prior to his employment with LEXIS-NEXIS, Mr. Casella was employed as an attorney in New Jersey, at a law firm that concentrated in personal injury law.
Mr. Casella is licensed to practice law in Georgia and New Jersey. His reported cases include Weatherly v. Weatherly, 292 Ga.App. 879, 665 S.E.2d 922 (2008); Lee, Black, Hart & Rouse, P.C. v. Travelers Indem. Co., 291 Ga.App. 838, 662 S.E.2d 889 (2008); Doss v. City of Savannah, 290 Ga.App. 670, 660 S.E.2d 457 (2008); Ansley Marine Const., Inc. v. Swanberg, 290 Ga.App. 388, 660 S.E.2d 6 (2008); Quality Foods, Inc. v. Smithberg, 288 Ga.App. 47, 653 S.E.2d 486 (2007); Godley Park Homeowners Ass'n, Inc. v. Bowen, 286 Ga.App. 21, 649 S.E.2d 308 (2007); Spivey v. Hembree 268 Ga.App. 485, 602 S.E.2d 246 (2004); U.S. v. Williams, 541 F.3d 1087 (11th Cir., 2008); Simmons v. Mayor and Alderman of City of Savannah, 303 Ga.App. 452,693 S.E2d 517 (2010).; and Rigdon v. Georgia Bd. of Regents, 594 F.Supp.2d 1312 (S.D.Ga.,2008).
He is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of New Jersey. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Savannah Bar Association, and the New Jersey Bar Association. He and his family are members at Richmond Hill United Methodist Church.
GA Bar # 115611