About Us

PHILIP S. CAPONERA, ESQ.

Education: St. Mary’s Academy (1959); Niagara University (1963); Albany Law School (1967); Admitted to NYS Bar (1967).

Practice: Law Clerk to Steiner & Steiner (1965 & 1966); Associate with Steiner & Steiner (1967-1972); Colonie Town Deputy Attorney (1970-1975); Private law practice (1972-2000); Elected Seven (7) times as Colonie Town Justice (1975-2001); Corporate Counsel to Robert Marini Builder, Inc. (2000-present).

Membership: Albany County Bar; NYS Magistrate’s Association; Albany County/Schenectady County Magistrate’s Association; Teacher and CLE lecturer for OCA for judicial training courses of lay judges both at NYS Association of Town meetings held in New York City  and bi-annual lectures at Albany Law school; Member of Judicial candidates review Committee (1990’s); Advisory Board for “Honor Court,”; Member of the Committee on Professional Conduct Committee (2002-2009); Chairman of the Professional Conduct Committee (2007-2008).

 

 VICTOR A. CAPONERA JR., ESQ.

Education: St. Mary’s Academy (1968); Regis University (1972); Western New England College School of Law (1977); Admitted to NYS Bar (1977).

Practice: Law Clerk to Philip S. Caponera and William J. Cade (1975-1978); Research Counsel and Floor Counsel to the New York State Senate (1978-1995); Private law practice (1978-present).

Membership: Albany County Bar; New York State Bar; Albany County Trial Lawyers Association; CLE Lecturer for Zoning and Land Use; Village Attorney for the Village of Colonie Zoning Board of Appeals, Planning Commission and Sign Review Board.

 

RYAN M. CAPONERA, ESQ.

Education: Albany Academy (2002); Syracuse University (2006); Western New England College School of Law (2009); Admitted to NYS Bar (2010).

Practice: Clerk at NYS Appellate Division Third Department (2003-2004); Clerk for Victor A. Caponera Jr. Esq. (2006-2009); Private law practice (2010-present).

Membership: Albany County Bar; New York State Bar; Attorney to The St. Gregory’s School Board of Trustees (2013-present) Committee on Attorney Professionalism (2013-present); Syracuse University Varsity Division 1A Athlete (2002-2006); Orange Club (2002-2006); Syracuse University National Team (2003).