Honors and Recognitions

Honors and Recognitions Received by Anthony A. Capetola

Bar Admissions/Professional Licenses

  • Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York for the Second Judicial Department – Admitted February 1971
  • The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York – February 9, 1973
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York – January 19, 1973
  • United States District Court – District of Arizona – August 8, 1981
  • United States Tax Court – Admitted October 2, 1989
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of New York – October 1, 1990
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit – Admitted May 20, 1991
  • United States Court of Military Appeals – Admitted May 20, 1991
  • United States Claims Court – Admitted May 20, 1991
  • United States Supreme Court – May 20, 1991
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania – Admitted October 8, 1993
  • New York State Licensed Real Estate Broker
  • Qualified in New York State Courts as a Wine Appraiser – 2002 to Present
  • Qualified in New York State Courts as a Real Estate Appraiser – 2007 to Present

Institutional Positions Held

  • Honorary Title of Community Mayor of Bayville, New York – 1976
  • Past President and Founder, Columbian Lawyers Association – 1982
  • Director, Columbian Lawyers Association – 1989
  • Past President, Former Assistant District Attorney=s Association – 1994-1995
  • Member of Board of Trustees, New York Law School – 2000 to Present
  • Member of the Zoning Board for the Town of Oyster bay – 2011 to Present
  • Nassau County Bar Association We Care Committee – 1999 to Present
  • Associate Village Justice of the Incorporated Village of Bayville, N.Y. – 1975-1976

Professional Memberships Held

  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Member of Former Assistant District Attorneys Association of Nassau County
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • Columbian Lawyers Association of Nassau County, Inc.
  • American Bar Association
  • Criminal Defenders Association of New York

Professional Recognitions

  • Distinguished Service and Excellent Leadership Award as President of the Columbian Lawyers Association of Nassau County – June 1982
  • Court Officers Benevolent Association – Man of the Year -1986
  • Nassau County Court Officer’s Benevolent Association Jurisperitus Award – November, 1986
  • Nassau County Patrolman’s Benevolent Association – PBA Attorney – 1983
  • Nassau County Bar Association – We Care Man of the Year – 2000
  • Nassau County Bar Association We Care – A Doctorate of Humanity – August, 2000 & 2001
  • Long Island Press, Best Divorce Lawyer – 2006, 2007 & 2008
  • Columbian Lawyers Association of Nassau County, Inc. – Distinguished Service Award – April 5, 2008
  • Columbian Lawyers Association of Nassau County, Inc.- Man of the Year – 2009
  • Super Lawyers – Top Attorneys in the NY Metro Area – 2010 & 2011
  • Pulse Magazine Top Matrimonial Attorneys – 2009, 2010 & 2011

Citations

  • New York State Legislature – National Kidney Foundation – Man of the Year – 1997
  • Town of Oyster Bay – National Kidney Foundation – Man of the Year – 1997
  • Town of Hempstead – National Kidney Foundation Honoree – May 29, 1997
  • New York State Assembly – American Red Cross Honoree 2009
  • Nassau County Legislature – Nassau County Red Cross Honoree, May 12, 2009

Legal Scholarship

  • Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity – December 11, 1964
  • International Legal Fraternity of Phi Delta Phi – December 6, 1968
  • New York Law School – John Marshall Harlan Fellowship Award – 1990-1991
  • The Nassau Academy of Law – Certificate of Merit – Lecturer – 1990-1991

Community Recognitions

  • National Kidney Foundation – Long Island Man of the Year 1997
  • Gleason’s Gym – Boxing Manager of the Year 1995
  • Metropolitan Chapter of the Eastern Association of Intercollegiate Football Officials – Honorary Member Award – May, 1995
  • Wine Spectator  – Award of Excellence for Carltun on the Park 1998
  • March of Dimes Distinguished Citizen Award – June 5, 2000
  • Las Vegas Advertising Association – ADDY Award  2003
  • 1 in 9 Breast Cancer Action Coalition – Hewlett House Man of the Year  2005
  • Friends of Matthew Honoree – April 11, 2005
  • Nassau County American Red Cross Man of the Year – 2009
  • American Red Cross Certificate of Recognition -  May 13, 2009
  • The Italian Heritage Club – Man of the Year – 2012