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Peter Kapitonov

Peter KapitonovPeter 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 Law PC, concentrating in criminal defense and general immigration, including deportation.

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 Law PC. 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.

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  • “Whether your case is civil or criminal, Mike has the intelligence and knowledge of the law to provide the best possible outcomes for his clients.”

    Roland Larkin, Former Superintendent NY State
  • “He thought out of the box and worked until he was able to have a conversation with the DA.”

    Ms Ching
  • “My life has changed for the better since I've had Michael and his Team working with me.”

    L. Bela
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    Julio E.
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    Rocio S.
  • “Treats each client with dignity and respect.”

    NY Immigration Attorney Steve Kirschenbaum
  • “I am blessed and I highly recommend this law firm to anyone struggling with their immigration process.”

    L. L.
  • “If you are looking for an experienced reliable lawyer, you are in good hands with Musa-Obregon”

    Former Client
  • “I have looked up to Michael as a successful attorney, and on occasion for legal consultation and input on my own cases.”

    Abdul Abdurahman, Esq.
  • “He's brilliant and cares for his clients with true heart, you could not be in better hands.”

    W. Velez
  • “Every client I referred to him has been satisfied and is still in the country.”

    F. Richard H.
  • “Michael's experience in criminal and immigration law is unsurpassed.”

    Rhonda deJean, Immigration Attorney
  • “Now we are here to stay and can get green cards.”

    Polish family
  • “Once you meet this man, you will understand his passion and dedication to you and your case.”

    Kinga N.
  • “Highly skilled attorney with extensive trial experience who forcefully articulates and champions relentlessly his client’s needs and welfare.”

    Manuel Portela NYC Criminal and Immigration Lawyer

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