Carole Capsalis is a shareholder at Bean, Kinney & Korman. She has extensive experience in civil practice and litigation, now with a primary focus on elder law, estate planning and administration, employment law, community association matters, and business transactions. Carole’s representation of her business clients ranges from entity formation to the purchase and sale of company stock or assets and review of contract, shareholder and operating agreements. She also provides employment law advice and representation to business owners on federal, state and local employment law matters, along with human resource aspects facing employers today, including disability accommodations under the Americans with Disability Act (ADA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), discrimination and harassment issues, misconduct investigations, retaliation, wages, overtime pay and misclassification issues under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Additionally, she assists clients with employment agreements, non-competes, restrictive covenants, and other contract reviews.
Carole’s unique background includes having served as senior associate general counsel for a national mortgage lending company where she advised on all aspects of business operations and initiative, and handling state and federal employment law matters impacting the company at a time of significant growth.
With an effective combination of personal touch and astute business sense, Carole enjoys finding creative and effective solutions for her business clients, whether their needs are transactional or warrant dispute resolution. She uses that same personal touch to assist her clients with wills, trusts and estate planning, whether it is an elder law issue or younger generations wisely planning for their future.
Beyond the Suit
Carole, a diehard Chicago Cubs and Washington Nationals fan, lives in Northern Virginia with her husband and three children. She has a passion for Rule of Law education to young people and promotion of diversity and inclusion within the legal profession.
Bar and Court Admissions
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
George Mason University School of Law, J.D., 1987
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.A., 1983
Awards and Honors
Named to the Inaugural Class of ‘Influential Women of Law’ by Virginia Lawyers Weekly, 2019
Virginia State Bar, former executive council member and Diversity Conference Board member and chair
Virginia Women Attorneys Association, Loudoun Chapter, President (2013-2014)
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
Virginia Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
Arlington Bar Association
Loudoun County Bar Association
Catoctin Foundation, Inc. dba Loudoun Free Clinic, Board member
Rule of Law/Student Day at the Capitol, Richmond, VA, volunteer instructor
Hill-Tucker Pre-Law Institute, Richmond, VA, volunteer