Caroline E. Costle

Top rated family law attorney in Tysons Corner, Virginia

GreenbergCostle, PC
Caroline E. Costle
GreenbergCostle, PC

Practice Areas: Family law, Criminal defense; view more

Licensed in Virginia since: 1995

Education: Georgetown University Law Center

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023

GreenbergCostle, PC

8027 Leesburg Pike
Suite 302
Tysons Corner, VA 22182 Visit website


Caroline E. Costle is an attorney at GreenbergCostle, PC, in Tysons Corner, Virginia. Ms. Costle concentrates her practice on family law, criminal defense and personal injury law. She serves clients throughout Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia.

Ms. Costle has over 25 years of legal experience. In her family law practice, she has handled complex matters involving divorce, child custody, child support and property division. She has also successfully defended individuals charged with a crime and litigated on behalf of injury victims. In addition to litigation, she is an experienced negotiator. When possible, she uses alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation to resolve disputes outside of the courtroom.

After graduating cum laude from Harvard University with a bachelor’s degree, Ms. Costle earned her law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center. She is a former participant in the Harvard Negotiation Institute and holds licenses to practice law in Virginia and the District of Columbia, as well as before various federal courts and the Supreme Court of the United States.

In recognition of her superior legal capability and high ethical standards, Ms. Costle is AV Preeminent* peer-review rated through Martindale-Hubbell. This is the highest available rating from the respected organization.

Active in professional organizations, Ms. Costle belongs to the Alexandria Bar Association, the Fairfax Bar Association, the Virginia State Bar, the District of Columbia Bar and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Additionally, she is a member and past president of the Virginia Women Attorneys Association.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Family law, Criminal defense

Focus areas

Adoption, Alimony & spousal support, Child support, Custody & visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic violence, Juvenile law, Name change, Paternity, Prenuptial agreements, Marital property, Mediation & collaborative law, Same sex family law, Father's rights, Arrest & arraignment, Assault & battery, Criminal fraud, Criminal law, Debt, Drug & alcohol violations, Expungement, Failure to pay child support, False accusations, Felony, Juvenile delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor vehicle offenses, Murder, Overdrawn bank account, Parole, Probation, Prosecution, Sex offenses, Tax evasion, Theft, Traffic violations, Criminal domestic violence

  • 50% Family law
  • 50% Criminal defense

First Admitted: 1995, Virginia

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Fairfax Bar Association
  • President of the Northern Virginia Chapter, 2000-2001
  • Virginia Women Attorneys Association, President, 2005 - 2006
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Alexandria Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Virginia State Bar
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Virginia Supreme Court
Educational Background:
  • Harvard­-Radcliffe College, B.A., Cum Laude, 1988

Office location for Caroline E. Costle

8027 Leesburg Pike
Suite 302
Tysons Corner, VA 22182

Phone: 703-688-9289


4 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023

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