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Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors®

Carolyn Burns


*Non-voting affiliate member elected by the board.

Carolyn has more than 15 years of legal experience. She began her career as in-house counsel for a District of Columbia-based venture advisory firm and seed investment fund, where her experience included mergers and acquisitions, as well as business entity formations. In 2008, Carolyn shifted focus to real estate, successfully opening and growing the D.C. office of a large area title company. She has since conducted thousands of real estate transactions and taught hundreds of classes to real estate professionals. Carolyn received both her B.S. and J.D. from the University of South Carolina. She is admitted to the District of Columbia Bar and both the Maryland and South Carolina State Bars. Carolyn has also served on several committees with DCAR and GCAAR, including the Public Policy Committee and Forms Committee. Carolyn lives with her husband and two young children in Silver Spring, MD, and enjoys hiking, cycling and reading.