capetola, injury lawyer

Joseph Capetola

Managing Attorney on Long Island, NY


Phone: (800) 800-0000

Awards & Recognitions


Joseph J. Capetola is one of the leading trial attorneys at The Barnes Firm. He is recognized as one of the Metropolitan area’s distinguished attorneys for serious injury matters, and has achieved many multi-million dollar verdicts working alongside Steve & Rich Barnes at the law offices of Cellino & Barnes, and now, The Barnes Firm.

Mr. Capetola’s trial skills, combined with the vast resources available at The Barnes Firm, provide for a great asset to his clients who have suffered a serious injury. The results he has obtained for his clients are because of his experience, thorough preparation and constant determination to get the best result possible.

Mr. Capetola has achieved outstanding results for clients from Nassau and Suffolk Counties in Long Island and the New York City Metropolitan area.

Mr. Capetola was admitted to practice in the State of New York in 1985. He is also admitted in the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. He has tried a myriad of cases to verdict in both the State and Federal Courts.

Mr. Capetola is a member of the Nassau and New York State Bar Associations, as well as the National Association of Trial Attorneys. He remains very involved in his local community’s athletic programs where he coaches a variety of youth sports, including an AAU basketball program. He lives in the Village of Garden City with his wife and three children, and enjoys sports of all kinds.


  • B.A. – Colgate University, 1981
  • J.D. – St. John’s University School of Law, 1984

Bar Admissions

  • Admitted to practice in New York
  • Federal Court (Eastern District of New York)
  • Federal Court (Southern District of New York)

“The Barnes Firm did an excellent job on my car accident case. Jade was extremely helpful an answering all of my questions.”

Ghyar A.

“The Barnes Firm was very friendly, always quick to respond to our calls and emails. When we had any questions or concerns, they were there to walk us through everything. I would definitely recommend them to anyone that is looking for an attorney that will honestly fight for you and has your best interest in mind.”

Nichole W.

“They handled everything with my accident and got me the maximum amount of money back, more than I thought I would get! Thanks!!”

Philip F.