Dorothea M. Capone (New York, New York)
Dorothea M. Capone (New York, New York)

Dorothea M. Capone

Licensed for 18 years

Practice Area: Aviation Accidents, Airplane Crash Litigation, Aviation Law 12 more areas of practice + 12 more

Dorothea M. Capone

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Serving New York, NY view address

Member at firm Baumeister & Samuels, P.C.

Serving New York, NY view address

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About Dorothea M. Capone

Member, Board of Advisors, Southern Methodist University Air Law Symposium. Ms. Capone has authored and co-authored the following: “A Look at Punitive Damages From the Plaintiffs Perspective,” Litigating the Aviation Case: From Pre-Trial to Closing Argument, Third Edition, Ed. A. J. Harakas, ABA Publishing, 2008; “Admissibility Standards As Politics - The Imperial Gate Closers Arrive,” co-authored with Mitch Baumeister, 4 Seton Hall Law Review 33, 2003; "Criminalizing Aviation Misconduct: ValuJet and Beyond – The Trend and Issues Faced by the Aviation Community," co-authored with Mitch Baumeister, Journal of Air Law and Commerce, Southern Methodist University Air Law Symposium, February 2001; ...

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Member, Board of Advisors, Southern Methodist University Air Law Symposium. Ms. Capone has authored and co-authored the following: “A Look at Punitive Damages From the Plaintiffs Perspective,” Litigating the Aviation Case: From Pre-Trial to Closing Argument, Third Edition, Ed. A. J. Harakas, ABA Publishing, 2008; “Admissibility Standards As Politics - The Imperial Gate Closers Arrive,” co-authored with Mitch Baumeister, 4 Seton Hall Law Review 33, 2003; "Criminalizing Aviation Misconduct: ValuJet and Beyond – The Trend and Issues Faced by the Aviation Community," co-authored with Mitch Baumeister, Journal of Air Law and Commerce, Southern Methodist University Air Law Symposium, February 2001; "The Application of Current U.S. Product Liability Law to Commercial Aviation Disasters - In The End Does It Really Matter?" co-authored with Mitch Baumeister, and presented at the Aviation Product Liability Conference sponsored by Barlow, Lyde & Gilbert, London, England, May 2000; "DOHSA – The Impact the Second Circuit Court of Appeals Decision and the Recent Amendment Will Have on the TWA Flight 800 Litigation" published in the Spring/Summer 2000 newsletter of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America; "Issues Confronting Plaintiffs' Lawyers Handling Product Liability Actions Arising Out of Aviation Mass Disaster Actions Now and Into the Next Century" co-authored with Mitch Baumeister, and delivered at the Aviation Law/Insurance Symposium conducted by Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida in January 1999; and "The Unique Causation Burdens Facing the Toxic Tort Plaintiff - An Argument for Application of the Substantial Factor Test," New York Environmental Lawyer, Vol. 17, No. 1, Winter 1997, New York State Bar Association. Ms. Capone won a distinguished writing award for this piece.

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Areas of Law

  • Aviation Accidents
  • Airplane Crash Litigation
  • Aviation Law
  • Aviation Litigation
  • Aviation Liability
  • International Aviation Law
  • Aviation Products Liability
  • Helicopter Crash Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Civil Litigation
  • Negligence
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Products Liability
  • Complex and Multi-District Litigation

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  • 4.5/5.0 2 reviews
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 05/12/10 in Aviation and Aerospace

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  • 4.0/5.0 by a Associate on 05/04/10 in Aviation Litigation

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      Credentials

      Position
      Member
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 1998, New Jersey
      U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
      1999, New York and U.S. District Court, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of New York
      2010, U.S. Supreme Court
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      Law School Attended
      St. John's University
      Class of 1998
      J.D.
      University Attended
      Adelphi University
      Class of 1994
      B.S.
      Associations & Memberships
      American Bar Association (Council Member 2012-2015, Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Past Chair, Aviation and Space Law Committee
      Member: Financial Committee, CLE Board, Vice Chair, Aviation and Space Law Committee
      Member: Women's Advocate Subcommittee
      and Mass Tort Litigation Committee)
      New York State Bar Association, Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section
      New Jersey State Bar Association
      The American Association for Justice, Aviation Law Section
      International Aviation Women's Association
      New York State Trial Lawyers Association
      Nassau County Bar Association
      Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association.