Kristine L. Capell


By bringing a practical approach to problem solving, Kristine L. Capell, helps her clients move forward with their lives by addressing the complex, emotional and often difficult situations that arise in family law cases. At Summers, Levine & Kretzmer, LLP, Ms. Capell is equally skilled in the arts of negotiation and litigation and understands the importance of preparation in both approaches. While she believes that great outcomes can be achieved through settlement, Ms. Capell also understands that litigation is sometimes necessary to achieve the optimum results for her clients.

Ms. Capell received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a minor in Dutch from Indiana University, Bloomington. She earned her law degree from DePaul University, College of Law. Prior to joining Summers, Levine & Kretzmer, LLP, Ms. Capell was an associate at the Los Angeles firm, Freid and Goldsman, APLC and Schiller DuCanto and Fleck, LLP in Chicago, Illinois. Ms. Capell was admitted to the practice of law in Illinois in 2007, California in 2009 and New York in 2016. She is a member of the Family Law Sections of the Beverly Hills Bar Association and the Los Angeles County Bar Association. In 2012, Ms. Capell was named a Southern California “Rising Star” by Law & Politics Media, Inc., and Los Angeles magazine.

In her free time, Ms. Capell enjoys traveling, going to the movies and exploring Los Angeles with her husband and two children.