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Managing Partner

Deepti joined Caldwell Wenzel & Asthana, PC in 2013 and in 2019, became the Managing Partner of the firm. At Caldwell Wenzel & Asthana, PC, Deepti’s practice emphasizes the areas of Personal Injury, Estates and Trust Litigation, Will Contests, and Unauthorized Practice of Law.

In 2017, Lawyers of Distinction nominated and accepted Deepti as one of the Top 10% of Alabama attorneys in Civil Litigation. She has served on the Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee for the Alabama State Bar, Board of Directors of the Jennifer Claire Moore Foundation (Peer Helpers), and on the Probate Court Committee of Baldwin County Bar Association.

Deepti attended law school at the University of Western Ontario (Canada) and has practiced law in the areas of taxation, including both corporate and income tax, and corporate and securities law. She continues to be licensed to practice law in the Province of Ontario (Canada).

Deepti was raised in New Delhi, India and is fluent in Hindi.


  • J.D. (with Distinction), University of Western Ontario, Province of Ontario,
    Canada (2010)
    • Winner of the Michael C. McInerney Award for highest standing in Property Law
    • Winner of the Goodmans Award for highest average in courses in the area of Tax Law
    • Winner of the Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt Award for highest standing in Income Tax and Corporate Taxation
    • Winner of the Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt Award for best-written paper in Corporate Law
    • Winner of the South Asian Bar Association (SABA) Student Award for Academic Excellence and Participation in SABA
    • Winner of the Diana Majury-Cheryl Waldrum Award for significant contribution in the area of Sex Discrimination and the Legal Process
    • Winner of the Law Society of Upper Canada Prize for Academic Excellence
  • B.Eng. (Chemical Engineering), McMaster University, Province of Ontario, Canada (2006)
    • Winner of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Prize for Academic Excellence


While in law school, Deepti completed a paper titled “Gender Politics: Refugee Definition & the Safe Third Country Agreement” which addressed the procedural barriers encountered by refugee women in applying for asylum in Canada and the United States of America. This paper was later published in the 2010-2011 general issue of The Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law.

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama Bar 2013
  • Ontario (Canada) Bar 2011


“We highly recommend attorney Deepti Asthana for all your legal needs. She is competent, honest, trustworthy, and pleasant to be around. Her excellent negotiation skills and timely attention to detail set her apart. A real winner.”

- Leighton & Christine K.

“Caldwell Wenzel & Asthana were hired to handle the legal work associated with a desire to purchase a golf club. Drew and Deepti took a personal interest in the purchase, going far beyond just doing legal work. After 8 months of dealing with the owners–a Fortune 500 Company, Drew and Deepti won the war of attrition and the big corporation from the North threw in the towel. Not only did they become our attorneys for life but just as importantly, they became our friends!”

- Sam Strite, Treasurer, Glenlakes Golf Club, Inc.

“Working with the lawyers at Caldwell Wenzel & Asthana, PC was a good experience. They spent a lot of time explaining everything to me. They were very helpful.”

- Robert E.

“Thank you. Your professionalism and determination made all the difference in my Estate and Trust Litigation matter. You exceeded my greatest expectation, and have added significantly to my families future. I am grateful for your sincere concern.”

- Keith P.
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