Since serving as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for St. Louis County, Mr. Sokol has been engaged in the private practice of law. He is a principal of Capes, Sokol, Goodman & Sarachan, P.C. where he heads the Family Law Practice Group.
Mr. Sokol received a B.S. from New York University and a J.D., cum laude, from St. Louis University School of Law, where he served as an Associate Editor of the Law Journal.
He was elected a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers in 1991 and is Past-President of its Missouri Chapter. He has also served as Chairperson of the Family Law Committee of The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis and as Vice-Chairperson of The Missouri Bar's Family Law Section. Mr. Sokol has been a regular lecturer on Family Law and related topics for bar associations and universities throughout Missouri.
Mr. Sokol served for 7 years on the St. Louis County Domestic and Family Violence Council and was a member of its Executive Committee.
Mr. Sokol has been continuously listed since 1993 in The Best Lawyers in America and was named Best Lawyers' 2012 St. Louis Family Lawyer of the Year. He is also named annually in St. Louis Magazine’s “The Best Lawyers in St. Louis.” He is annually named a “Super Lawyer" by the peer-voted Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers publication.
Mr. Sokol has achieved the highest rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.