Kristin N. Capritto

Kristin N. Capritto, Partner with Downey Brand assists clients with all aspects of estate planning, trust administration, probate, business entities, and real estate transactions. Her alternative dispute resolution and negotiation expertise offers clients alternatives to litigation and adversarial proceedings.

Kristin works with families and individuals to effectuate their wealth transfer and succession planning goals. She also regularly advises clients in connection with entity formation and management, real estate transactions, as well as the local, state, federal, and international tax consequences of their objectives. With her special focus on charitable planning, clients trust her to manage the formation and administration of private foundations and nonprofit entities. As a skilled mediator and negotiator, Kristin assists business partners with pre-venture counseling to minimize future conflicts and ensure the longevity and success of joint ventures. When necessary, she effectively and efficiently employs her advocacy skills to obtain the results her clients deserve in state and federal courts.

Kristin’s legal education and experience spans nearly two decades; her more than 10 years as a paralegal in various aspects of trusts, estates, business transactions, and taxation has given her a wide breadth of knowledge and expertise to the benefit of her clients. She has amassed more than 300 hours of mediation and negotiation training, both locally and internationally, and has participated in peace-building processes involving both interpersonal conflicts and politics at the community level on an international scale.

Kristin N. Capritto, Partner
Downey Brand
621 Capitol Mall,18th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
tel: 916.444.1000 | fax: 916.444.2100