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Joyce J. Kapsal


Senior Attorney at Law

Practice Areas

Community Association Counsel
Civil Litigation

Legal Assistant: Suzi Estilow


University of Arizona, 1973
University of Arizona College of Law, 1978

Affiliations and Memberships

State Bar of California
Community Associations Institute (CAI)
California Association of Community Managers (CACM)
San Diego County Bar Association


Joyce graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Arizona where she obtained her B.A. degree in political science and J.D. degree from the University of Arizona College of Law.

Joyce joined Epsten, APC in October 2004, and is a member of the firm’s litigation department. Joyce’s practice is devoted to representing condominium and homeowner associations in all types of litigation related matters including CC&R disputes, enforcement actions, restraining orders, small claims appeals, property disputes, breach of fiduciary duty claims, view disputes, fair housing and construction related matters. She also represents condominium and homeowner associations in mediations and alternative dispute resolution proceedings.

In her early years of practice, Joyce served as a research attorney for the San Diego County Superior Court where she honed her research and writing skills which has since resulted in numerous published and unpublished appellate decisions.

Joyce is licensed to practice law in California and Arizona and is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court. Joyce is a member of the State Bar of California, the State Bar of Arizona and the San Diego County Bar Association. She is also a member of Community Associations Institute (CAI) and California Association of Community Managers (CACM).

Honors & Awards

Upcoming Events & Speaking Engagements

Epsten, APC’s 2023 San Diego Legal Symposium @ TBD
Dec 1 all-day
Epsten, APC's 2023 San Diego Legal Symposium @ TBD

Our Annual Legal Symposium offers comprehensive legal information for our clients and local community association board members and community managers with continuing education credits via CACM and CAI ( Epsten, APC’s 2023 Community Association Legal Symposium is approved by Community Association Managers International Certification Board (CAMICB) to fulfill continuing education requirements for the CMCA® certification for 4 CEU’s and is approved for 2 CEU’s from CACM.

This event is an exclusive opportunity to meet with our team and receive updates and insight on case law, legislative changes and trends within our industry.

We invite you to join hundreds of industry professionals and volunteer leaders for:

  • Legislative Updates
  • Case Law Updates & Reminders
  • Attorney Q&A
  • Current Trends & Hot Topics
  • Community Association Governance Best Practices
  • Exhibitor & Colleague Networking

Legal Symposium

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