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There are plenty of divorce and custody lawyers in town. But within five minutes, prospective clients know that Becky Vishnefski is a different breed of lawyer. Friendly and outgoing, Becky instantly puts clients at ease. She takes the time to explain the process and answer their questions. Clients say that Becky is compassionate and cares about their cases. Clients also appreciate that Becky is a straight talker. Becky says that clients hire her to help them win their case, not to tell them what they want to hear.

Becky has a special rapport with her clients. Besides a virtual receptionist that schedules new client consultations, Becky has no support staff. She communicates directly with her clients. This allows her to develop a better relationship with them. It also means that she knows their cases thoroughly. Clients appreciate Becky’s accessibility. While she does not keep regular office hours, she is always available to meet by appointment. Becky even offers Saturday appointments.

Becky has had a diverse range of experience. She prac- ticed labor and employment law with Cook, Yancey, King & Galloway for several years. Becky then served as a law clerk to the Honorable S. Maurice Hicks, Jr., United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana. Becky eventually opened her own practice as the owner of Castillo Law Firm, LLC., a bilingual firm which represented clients in family law and immigration matters, civil litigation and criminal defense. Becky’s current practice as owner of Vishnefski Law Firm, LLC concentrates exclusively on family law and mediation.

Becky earned her undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University in Shreveport in 1997. She received her law degree in 2000 from the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center, where she was the Articles Editor of the Louisiana Law Review and a member of the Order of the Coif. She also represented LSU on the 1999 National Moot Court Team. Admitted to practice in 2000, she served as a law clerk to the Honorable Frank J. Polozola, United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana.

Becky truly feels like she is helping people and making a difference in their lives. In addition to her law practice, Becky is also qualified to mediate family law and civil disputes.

Becky grew up in Shreveport. She currently lives in Bossier with her husband David, who is a detective with the Bossier Sheriff’s Office. Becky’s son Patrick Castillo, who lives in Shreveport, is a cyber security analyst. Becky’s newest love is her grandson, Thomas Gerard Castillo, who was born on Halloween 2021.