Crystal   Kramer


Phone: 240.507.1727
Fax: 703.745.1835
Mailing: 8000 Towers Crescent Drive ,
Suite 1500 , Tysons Corner , VA   22182
Linkedin: Crystal Kramer


Crystal Kramer's practice is focused on the representation of landlords and property managers of residential and commercial real estate in Virginia. This representation includes Fair Housing disputes and all litigation associated with lease disputes, including breach of lease, unlawful detainer actions, and tenant’s assertion actions.

Prior to joining Offit Kurman, Ms. Kramer worked as an attorney at a Virginia employment law firm, and clerked at the Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney in Alexandria, Virginia.




  • A Lawyer’s Guide to Landlord and Tenant Law CLE, December 4, 2018, Fairfax, VA
  • Troubleshooting Employee Issues for Property Management Professionals, Webinar, November 7, 2018
  • Virginia Landlord-Tenant Law Updates, August 21, 2018, Fredericksburg, VA
  • Virginia Fair Housing Law, April 24, 2018, Fredericksburg, VA
  • Virginia Landlord-Tenant Law In A Nutshell, February 26, 2018, Fredericksburg, VA
  • Back to Basics, Virginia Evictions in a Nutshell webinar, January 31, 2017
  • To Sue or Not to Sue Landlord Seminar, September 14, 2016, Fairfax, VA
  • Maximizing Rent Collections for Landlords in Virginia, March 17, 2015, Fairfax, VA

"Whether I'm advising the owner of a large multi-family apartment complex, or a single family rental home, I'm always working toward what's best for my client and advising them on the proper steps to take to comply with local, state and federal laws."

—  Crystal Kramer

Practice Areas

Additonal Practice Area

  • Civil Litigation

Education & Admissions

  • J.D., George Mason University, School of Law
  • B.A., James Madison University
  • Virginia

Not admitted in Maryland


  • Fairfax Bar Association, General District Court Committee 2017-present, Member 2014-present
  • Northern Virginia Women Attorneys Association, Director at Large 2018-present, Member 2017-present
  • Northern Virginia Apartment Association, Legislative Committee 2017-present, Member 2017-present



"Co-tenant Protections Under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act"

The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA), 50 U.S.C. Ann. § 3955, affords certain protections and rights to tenant-servicemembers with regard…

"VRLTA Changes are Coming"

The Virginia Residential Tenant Act (VRLTA) and related Virginia Code provisions will see some major changes in favor of landlords…

"Best Practice Tips for Landlords: The Virginia Fair Housing Board’s Guidance on Reasonable Accommodation Requests for Assistance Animals"

Many landlords have lamented the influx of accommodation requests based upon assistance animal certifications obtained on the internet. Landlords often…

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