Attorney Natalia Kapitonova

Attorney Natalia Kapitonova

EDUCATION

New York Law School, New York, NY
Juris Doctor,’12

Honors: Dean’s Honors List, Daniel Finkelstein Writing Award, Public Service Certificate, Center for Real Estate Studies Associates Program Certificate of Completion
Activities: Associate of the Center for Real Estate Studies, Associate of the Immigration Law Center, Associate of Institute for Information Law & Policy and Member of the Corp. Law society.
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, NY
B.A., Government,’08, Cum Laude Minors: History, Law and Art

Honors: Dr. Herbert Erlanger Graduation Award 2008, U.N International Honorable Mention
Activities: U.N. Political Science Competitions, Personal Assistant of Dr. Thalia Vrachopoulos
New York University School of Law, New York, NY
Pre-law program, 02′ Pre Law School Honors Program


 

EXPERIENCE

Stewart Lee Karlin Law Group P.C., New York, NY
Attorney (Prior Law Clerk, August 2011-May 2013) August 2011-Present
Specialize in employment, education and insurance litigation. Draft appellate briefs, memoranda of law, and petitions for special proceedings. Conduct research, review regulations, contracts and collective bargain agreements. Conduct discovery and Client Intake. Participate in negotiations and trial conferences.

Law Offices of Glenn H. Bank & Allan Wernick, New York, NY
Legal Assistant June 2011-June 2012
Drafted briefs regarding removal proceedings, adjustment of status and asylum cases. Worked on uncontested divorces, custody petitions, drafted separation and pre-nuptial agreements. Prepared cases for trial.

Safe Horizon Immigration Law Project, Brooklyn, NY
Legal Intern January 2011-May 2011
Prepared applications for adjustment of status cases under theViolence Against Women Act (VAWA), asylum, temporary protected status and special immigrant juvenile proceedings. Prepared Clients for DHS interviews.

Honorable Anthony J. Fiorella, Kings County Civil Court, Brooklyn, NY
Judicial Intern / LL-T Court March 2010-December 2010
Conducted research and assisted drafting judicial decisions, one of which was published. Reviewed regulations regarding residential real estate, revised motions, OSC and warrants. Drafted stipulations and settlements.

Rozario & Associates P.C., Brooklyn, NY
Paralegal August 2008-February 2009
Managed LL/T commercial and residential cases. Assisted in Personal Injury cases. Conducted research and drafted complaints and memoranda. Developed Spanish-language version of firm’s official website.

Oliver Storch Law Firm, New York, NY
Legal Assistant February 2008-July 2008
Conducted research pertaining to Criminal law cases, conducted client intake and Spanish-English translation.

United Nations Association of the Dominican Republic, New York, NY
President of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) March 2007-May 2009
Presidedover international competitions, developed programs, taught diplomatic protocol and resolution writing.


 

PUBLICATIONS: BHAP HDF Co. v. Selby, 28 Misc.3d 1206(A)
LANGUAGES: Fluent in Spanish, Proficient in Italian and working knowledge of Russian
ATHLETIC AWARDS: Member of both Peruvian National and U.S. Masters swimming teams; ECAC Merit Award, NCAA All-Star, CUNY Swimmer of the Year and John Jay College Athlete of the Year Award.