Firm Profile

The Law Office of Allen J. Capeloto was established in 1986, in downtown San Francisco.  Prior to that, Allen Capeloto was an associate attorney with the firm of Pechner, Dorfman, Wolffe, Rounick & Cabot, of Philadelphia, the Law Office of Glenn Lerner, of San Francisco, and then a partner in the firm of Capeloto & Rubin, of San Francisco. In 1994, our office was relocated to San Mateo County.

Our principal areas of practice are in business and corporate law, real estate and condominium law, construction law and mechanic’s liens, and general civil litigation.  We form, counsel, and dissolve small, closely held business, including corporations, partnerships, and LLC’s.  We write and review business contracts and agreements, as well as commercial and residential leases.  We assist in all aspects of real estate sales transactions.

We also have expertise in the unique procedures of California’s Small Claims Court, and we provide counseling and assistance in Small Claims matters.  Since 2001, Allen Capeloto has served as the Small Claims Court Advisor for the San Mateo County Superior Court.

Over the years, Mr. Capeloto has represented clients in the State trial and appellate courts of California, including the Court of Appeal, and the California Supreme Court.  He has also represented clients in the Federal District Courts of California, the Federal 9th Circuit Court of Appeal, and the United States Supreme Court.