Marilyn L. Bardie Kapaun practices Family Law with Bovis, Kyle, Burch & Medlin, LLC (and teaches law as an Adjunct Professor at Georgia State University in the Andrew Young Policy Studies School). Marilyn practices in the areas of divorce, custody, modifications of child support, modifications of custody, alimony modifications, legitimation, paternity, and adoptions. She has particular expertise in preparing witnesses for trial and evaluating jury issues.

Honors & Awards

  • Rated a Georgia 2017-2024 Super Lawyer for 7 years consecutively, an honor and distinction 5% of attorneys in Georgia receive for excellence in practice.  Selection is made by peer review.
  • Awarded “10 Best in Client Satisfaction in Georgia for 2015” by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys.
  • Awarded “Outstanding Instructor of the Year” by Georgia State University’s Criminal Justice Department for 2014.
  • Awarded the status of "Lawyers with Distinction."
  • Awarded two fellowships during law school based on superior writing and scholastic achievement.

Publications & Articles

  • Article Author of: Tax Reform and Divorce, 2018
  • Contributing Author of: "The Criminal Law Handbook," published in the Georgia State University Sept. 2007 Criminal Justice Review

Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker to The Forsyth Bar on Legal Writing
  • Radio personality discussing divorce and custody topics on Radio Sandy Springs 

Representative Experience

Attorney Marilyn Kapaun Secures Temporary Custody for Biological Father Despite No Legitimation Proceedings 

Attorney Marilyn Kapaun Secures $250,000 Contempt Award for Client

Attorney Marilyn Kapaun of BKBM Family Law Achieves Significant Custody Win for Father

In the News

Attorney Kapaun Meets with Andrew Young 

BKBM Family Law joins Governor Deal in honoring Fulton County Superior Court Judiciary

Attorney Marilyn Kapaun Discusses Humanitarian Work with President Carter

Attorney Marilyn Kapaun and Former Governor of Georgia Roy Barnes discuss giving back to the community

Money in the Bank for BKBM Client!

Charles Medlin and Marilyn Kapaun Overturn a Guardian ad Litem Report in Favor of their Client

Attorney Marilyn Kapaun says that it’s days like today that it feels good to be a Family Lawyer!

Community Involvement

  • Judge for the William Daniel National Invitational Mock Trial
  • Judge for the American Association for Justice Regional Mock Trial
  • Judge for Emory Moot Court Society's Civil Rights and Liberties Competition.

Volunteer Firm Champion for Georgia Legal Food Frenzy, a charitable organization for enrichment of the Atlanta Community Food Bank.


  • Spanish, French, (some) Italian 

Professional or Trade Affiliations

  • Atlanta Bar Association
    Family Law Section of State Bar of Georgia