Jennifer G. Capocelli

Jennifer G. Capocelli

Meet Jennifer

Jennifer G. Capocelli serves as the resident workers’ compensation authority at Allen & Allen, working out of the Richmond office. With more than 25 years of experience representing employers and their insurance companies in workers’ compensation cases, Jennifer provides valuable insight into how insurance companies handle and evaluate claims. Jennifer now eagerly puts that insight to work helping people who have been injured on the job.


Before joining the Allen Law Firm, Jennifer served as a Senior Trial Attorney at Hanover Insurance Group where she handled and litigated complex workers’ compensation cases involving permanent  and total disability cases, brain injury cases and death cases.

Over the years, Jennifer has spoken to a variety of groups on workers’ compensation issues, and regularly conducted training seminars. She has handled numerous workers’ compensation cases at both the evidentiary and appellate level.

Jennifer is a proud VCU Ram. She graduated magna cum laude from Virginia Commonwealth University, where she earned her B.A. in Psychology. She received her Juris Doctor from the University of Kentucky College of Law.

Jennifer is the mother of three and lives in Richmond, Virginia with her husband. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, distance running and cycling.  Jennifer currently serves on the Board of Directors for Girls on the Run of Greater Richmond, a curriculum-based program that helps girls recognize their individual strengths and grow their confidence through running.


  • Trial Attorney, Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen (2019 – Present)
  • Senior Trial Attorney, Hanover Insurance Group (2014-2019)
  • Trial Attorney, CNA Insurance Group (1996-2014)
  • Associate Attorney, Sands, Anderson, Marks & Miller (1994-1996)

Bar Admissions

  • Licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia


  • Juris Doctor, The University of Kentucky (1993)
  • B.A. in Psychology, magna cum laude, Virginia Commonwealth University (1990)

Professional Affiliations

  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Virginia Workers’ Compensation American Inn of Court

Community Involvement

  • Board of Directors, Girls on the Run of Greater Richmond (2020 – Present)

Personal Injury Resources

COVID-19 Update

  • March 27, 2020
  • News

We hope this message finds you well and your family and friends healthy. We are all adjusting to a new normal in these unprecedented times, and we continue to be...

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There is not a scale to measure the service that I received. Jennifer and Candice were over the top. The best and easiest experience that I have ever had with...

Working from Home: Do I Qualify for Workers’ Compensation?

  • June 26, 2020
  • Blog

If I am injured while working from home will I qualify for workers’ compensation benefits? Due to the Coronavirus, more and more employees are working from home, many for the...

What are ‘Compensable Consequences’?

Will I be covered by workers’ compensation if a work injury causes an injury to another part of my body? It’s possible. Many times, when a person suffers a work-related...

If I Contract Coronavirus, Will I Be Covered by Workers’ Compensation?

  • April 9, 2020
  • Blog

The law in Virginia identifies two types of diseases that may be covered by workers’ compensation benefits. The first is known as “occupational diseases”. These are diseases to which members...

Do I Have an Obligation to Look for Work After I Have Been Hurt on the Job?

  • February 24, 2020
  • Blog

If your treating doctor releases you to return to light duty after a work-related injury, and your employer cannot offer you light duty work, you are obligated to look for...

What Kind of Benefits Am I Entitled To If I Have Been Injured On The Job?

  • December 30, 2019
  • Blog

The Virginia Workers’ Compensation Act specifically outlines what type of benefits you may receive if you have been injured on the job: You are entitled to receive temporary total disability...

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