Zoila Del Castillo is an Assistant Attorney General at the New York State Office of the Attorney
General’s Criminal Enforcement and Financial Crimes Bureau. In that capacity, Ms. Del Castillo
prosecutes and investigates complex financial crimes that cross county lines, including sales tax
and insurance fraud cases. In addition to these duties, Attorney General James has appointed Ms.
Del Castillo to serve on the Office’s Diversity Committee whose mission is to create a more
diverse, inclusive, equitable, and respectful workplace environment by making recommendations
on hiring and recruitment, employment engagement, development and retention, and
Before starting at the AG’s Office, Ms. Del Castillo served as an Assistant District Attorney at
the Kings Country District Attorney’s Office, where she investigated and conducted felony jury
trials on a variety of criminal offenses as well as argued before the NYS Appellate Division.
Prior to becoming a prosecutor, Ms. Del Castillo worked as an Associate Attorney at a trust and
the estates law firm, which is counsel to the Public Administrator of New York County.
Ms. Del Castillo is passionate about promoting diversity in the legal profession and advocating
for the rights and advancement of marginalized communities. She currently serves on the Líderes
Board of LatinoJustice PRLDEF and as a Director of the Dominican Bar Association. She
previously served as Chair of the Young Lawyers Division of the Hispanic National Bar
Association, Region II.
Ms. Del Castillo obtained her Juris Doctor from Wayne State University Law School and a
Bachelors of Arts in Government from John Jay College of Criminal Justice.