Peter Kapitonov, a native of the Bronx and an attorney licensed in NY and
NJ, manages the New Jersey court cases for clients at Musa-Obregon &
Associates, concentrating in criminal defense and general immigration,
A sergeant in the United States Marines, Mr. Kapitonov served in Fallujah in
Operation Iraqi Freedom and participated in operations in the US and Japan.
A graduate of the famed Bronx High School of Science, Mr. Kapitonov went
on to graduate
Magna Cum Laude from the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in NY minoring in law, philosophy,
and history. Dean-listed with
high honors at the New York Law School he graduated with Honors
cum laude and twice received the Alfred D. Lerner Schorlaship for "a veteran
of the armed forces who demonstrates excellence in legal studies. "
Mr. Kapitonov also served as In-House Counsel for a real estate holding
company in NY handling residential and commercial disputes in court.
Wanting to fulfill his passion of defending people and serving the immigrant
population, he joined Musa-Obregon & Associates. While in law school,
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.
Mr. Kapitonov who is fluent in Russian, 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.