Protecting Your Rights

professional legal representation

protecting your interests

Dedicated to Due Process of Law and a Fair Trial


When choosing an attorney, the bottom line is clear: there is no substitute for experience in the courtroom. The shear volume of cases Bill Crull, Eddie Castaing and Ed Lilly have tried over the years has developed instincts in each of them. These instincts gained only through years of trial experience, enable them to make the right decisions on the spur of the moment and quickly pinpoint the opposing party’s tactics in order to respond with crushing blows. Superior representation is the result and time after time that has made all the difference.

Serving our clients faithfully

Crull, Castaing & Lilly is one of the oldest established law firms in the City of New Orleans. Our firm’s late founder, Irvin F. Dymond, built a practice that reflected his own philosphy of fierce advocacy and a rigorous commitment to achieve results despite adversity (e.g., Mr. Dymond’s defense of Clay Shaw, tried and acquitted of assassinating Pres. John F. Kennedy). Today, the partners of Crull, Castaing & Lilly continue his legacy…


Versatility to Handle Any Case

Our clients range from the single individual facing misdemeanor charges, such as a D.U.I., to some of the largest companies in the world facing federal grand jury indictments. No case is too big or small. Practicing primarily in the areas of criminal defense, personal injury, toxic tort, environmental defense, and complex commercial litigation, the firm’s size enables it to accept a wide variety of matters. For more information on the types of cases we normally handle, go to…


Experienced Attorneys

With over 115 years of practicing law between our 3 attorneys, there isn’t much our team hasn’t seen in the course of litigation. Knowing what to expect and how to prepare for it can alleviate much of the stress that inevitably results when facing litigation. Our experience allows us to provide you with the most accurate assessment possible and to immediately move forward in an efficient manner, saving you money while formulating the most effective approach…