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Peter L. Cedeno

also known as Peter Cedeño

About me

As founder of Peter L. Cedeño & Associates, P.C., New York attorney Peter L. Cedeño provides legal counsel for family law concerns. Since 1994, he has been practicing as a lawyer in New York. Before his firm’s founding, Mr. Cedeño spent time as a prosecutor and attorney at several firms. He is the recipient of a 10.0 Superb rating on Presently, he is a member of the Family Law Section Executive Committee of the New York State Bar Association. Attorney Cedeño is a graduate of the Pace University School of Law. To receive more information, contact his firm today.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 90%
    23 years
  2. Family: 10%
    23 years



Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

18 total 

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  • Jeffrey Michael Schreiber

    I am a Family Law practitioner in Summerville, South Carolina, just outside of Charleston. One of my clients had a custodial interference emergency happening in New York City. I plucked Peter's name off of Avvo and called him out of the blue on a Friday afternoon. He picked up right away, and he was tremendously helpful. If this gentleman treats his clients as well as he treats an attorney from 800 miles away that he's never met before, the people of New York need to look no further for phenomenal counsel.


    Jeffrey Schreiber Family Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • Angela Eugenia Scarlato

    I endorse this lawyer. I have had many cases with Mr. Cedeno over the years. He is a zealous advocate. He is always well prepared and ready to take on the opposition.


    Angela Scarlato Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Peter L. Cedeño & Associates, P.C.

111 Broadway, #706-B
New York, NY, 10006


NYCurrently registered 199403/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
2012 Challenge-Section LeaderNew York State Bar, Family Law Section2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior PartnerPeter L. Cedeno & Associates, P.C.2014 - Present
PartnerPerez & Cedeño, P.C.2010 - 2014
Matrimonial Department ChairWilens and Baker, P.C.1997 - 2010
Assistant District AttorneyDistrict Attorney's Office Kings County1993 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
Brooklyn Women's Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
New York Women's Bar AssociationN/A2009 - Present
New York County Bar Association Matrimonial SectionBoard Member2007 - 2009
New York City Bar Association, Matrimonial Law CommitteeAlumnus2005 - 2007
New York Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1998 - Present
New York State Bar Association, Family Law SectionExecutive Committee1997 - Present
Dominican Bar AssociationBoard Member1996 - Present
Interdisciplinary Committee on Child CustodyMember1994 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember1992 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
anonymous vs anonymousClient received more than 50% of the assets and custody of the two children
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pace University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
University of ScrantonPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Family Law WorkshopDivorce, Custody/Visitation & Equitable Distribution2015
Custody, Child Protective Proceedings and EthicsAttorney for the Child2015
New York State Bar Assoc.-CLEBasic Matrimonial Law2009