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ATTORNEY PETER KAPITONOV

Professional Bar Admissions:
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • New York State Courts
  • New Jersey State Courts
Languages

Russian, Spanish

Other Awards

Certificate of Recognition from Senator Carl Andrews NYS Senate 2 nd District, the NY State Assembly Certificate of Merit, the NYC Council Citation and various military awards and honors

Education:

New York Law School

  • (2012) Cum Laude
  • Dean’s List Honors
  • Merit Scholar
  • Public Service Award

 

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

  • Magna Cum laude Honors (2008)
  • Major: Government (Political Science)
  • Minors: History, Philosophy & Law

 

Bronx High School of Science (2002)

Peter Kapitonov, Esq. is the co-founding partner at Kapitonov & Kapitonova, P.C., a law firm with its principal offices in Manhattan and White Plains, New York. Mr. Kapitonov’s practice focuses on Criminal Defense, Immigration and Family Law and he has vast experience in trial work. In addition, Mr. Kapitonov’s practice also focuses on Appeals in the State and Federal Courts. Mr. Kapitonov’s experience varies from Private Criminal defense and Immigration Law firms to Judicial internships. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Kapitonov interned for the Honorable Judge Richard L. Price of the Bronx Supreme Court and drafted judicial decisions for the judge and assisted in judicial proceedings including search warrant applications. During law school, he also interned at Appellate Advocates in NY drafting appeals for people convicted of serious felonies crimes. Prior to starting the firm, Mr. Kapitonov worked with the famed criminal and immigration attorney Michael Musa Obregon.

Mr. Kapitonov is a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps, where he served six years from 2002-2008. In 2005, he served as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom serving in Falluja, Iraq.

Mr. Kapitonov received his law degree from New York Law School, where he graduated with Cum Laude Honors. While in Law school, he was also a Merit Scholar and was in the Dean’s list, High Honors. Mr. Kapitonov was also awarded the Public Service Certificate at graduation.

Mr. Kapitonov received his undergraduate degree from John Jay College of Criminal Justice where he graduated with Magna Cum Laude honors. In addition, Mr. Kapitonov has received numerous awards including a Certificate of Recognition from Senator Carl Andrews NYS Senate 2 nd District, the NY State Assembly Certificate of Merit, the NYC Council Citation and various military awards and honors.

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ATTORNEY NATALIA KAPITONOVA

Professional Bar Admissions:
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • New York State Courts
  • New Jersey State Courts
Languages

Russian, Spanish

Other Awards

Peru To The World Expo Award (2019)
Lawyers of Distinction Award (2019)

Education:

New York Law School

  • (2012) Dean’s List Honors
  • Daniel Finkelstein Graduation Writing Award (Best Paper in Real Estate, Class of 2012)
  • Public Service Award

 

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

  • Cum laude Honors (2008)
  • Herbert Erlanger Graduation Award (Best Student Athlete with the Highest G.P.A.)
  • John Jay College Talent Search Award(2008)
  • Major: Government (Political Science)
  • Minors: History, Art & Law

New York University School of Law (2003) Pre-Law Program

Natalia Kapitonova, Esq. is the co- founding partner at Kapitonov & Kapitonova, P.C., a law firm with its principal offices in Manhattan and White Plains, New York. Ms. Kapitonova’s practices focuses on Employment, Insurance, Education and Maritime Law litigation.  In addition, Ms. Kapitonova’s practice also focuses on Appeals in the State and Federal Courts. Prior to founding the firm, Ms. Kapitonova worked with the prestigious Stewart Lee Karlin at Stewart Karlin Law Group, P.C., where she is an Of Counsel Attorney.  Ms. Kapitonova was also a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Anthony Fiorella Jr. in Kings County.  While interning for Judge Fiorella, Ms. Kapitonova had the opportunity to assist in drafting judicial decisions, which were published while she was still attending law school.  Further, Ms. Kapitonova also worked in Immigration and Real Estate law firms in New York City and now has over ten years of experience in the legal field.

While in College, Ms. Kapitonova was a recipient of the Honorable Delegation Award at the United Nations International Political Science competition held in the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. After her successful participation, she was invited to work for the United Nations of the Dominican Republic in 2008, as the president on the Commission on the status of Women at the U.N. Model International Political Science competitions held at the United Nations Headquarters.

Ms. Kapitonova received her law degree from New York Law School, where she was awarded the Daniel Finkelstein Graduation Writing Award for the best paper by a graduating student on an issue in Landlord Tenant Law (Real Estate).  Ms. Kapitonova was also awarded the Public Service Award and was in the Dean’s High Honors List.

Ms. Kapitonova received her undergraduate degree from John Jay College of Criminal Justice where she graduated with Cum Laude honors and was awarded the Dr. Herbert Erlanger Graduation Award for being the most accomplished student athlete with the highest G.P.A. in the graduating class of 2008. In addition, Ms. Kapitonova was awarded the 2008 John Jay College Talent Search Award.  While in college, Ms. Kapitonova was also awarded the John Jay College Athlete of the Year Award, The ECAC Merit Award (Eastern College athletic conference), an NCAA All-Star Award, as well as the CUNY Swimmer of the Year Award, among others. Ms. Kapitonova, who was born in Lima, Peru, was also a member of the Peruvian National Swimming Team, Division I and represented Peru Internationally.

In 2019, Ms. Kapitonova was selected as the winner of the Peru To The World Expo Award, for her excellency in the legal profession in North America by the International Committee of Peru To The World Expo and the Senate of the United States of America.  In addition, Ms. Kapitonova was also awarded the 2019 Lawyers of Distinction Award recognizing her excellence in Employment and Insurance Law in the United States.