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Born and raised in England, Jonathan C. Capp was educated at Lancaster Royal Grammar School prior to obtaining his law degree form the prestigious University of London Kings College school of law.

Mr. Capp then studied at the Sorbonne (University of Paris 1) for two years where he obtained his Masters degree (Maitrise Francaise) in International and French law.


Mr. Capp then attended the mandatory one year barrister training course at the Inns of Court School of Law in London in 1990 after which he was called to the Bar of England and Wales as a member of the Lincoln's Inn of Court.(1990)

Mr. Capp completed his mandatory pupilage or apprenticeship as a barrister in London and Manchester (1991)whereupon he proceeded to practice as a Barrister or specialist advocate/trial lawyer throughout England and Wales prior to relocating to California in 1995.

Fluent in English, French,  and German, Mr. Capp has been counseling and representing clients from all over the world  for almost ten years.

Mr. Capp is currently a member in good status with the Bar of England and Wales,  The State Bar of California and the State Bar of New York.


Languages spoken: French, German, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 40%
    26 years
  2. Litigation: 40%
    26 years
  3. International Law: 20%
    26 years

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    I endorse this lawyer. Jonathan has been a hard-working and honest lawyer who always came up with creative approach to legal issues and helping others without asking anything in return. I found his integrity, his commitment to the practice of the law and his dedication to the practice of the law impressive during all the years that I have been acquainted with him. Jonathan is an expert in immigration law and in general litigation, having practice for over fifteen years in Europe and in the United States. His clients have ranged from South Americans to Europeans seeking to navigate commercial and immigration law to do business in the U.S. Jonathan has also been willing to help colleagues and clients in time of need and has extended all kinds of professional courtesy not only to attorneys collaborating on a project but also to opposing counsel. His friendliness, dedication to the law, honesty and truthfulness is a refreshing breath of fresh air. I will always appreciate his selflessness.


    Alexandra Manbeck
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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    I had the pleasure of working with Attorney Capp as local counsel for him in an exceptionally complex civil case. As is always the case with complex civil litigation, there were several opportunities to lose. However, at each turn and in response to several defense motions, Attorney Capp not only superbly argued our case, he garnered my professional respect and admiration as he not only avoided the case being dismissed, he forced the defendants whose conduct he was questioning to come to the table with a very large settlement. Overall, I was very impressed with Jonathan and I am proud to consider him a colleague.


    Stephen Kopolow Debt collection Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Law Offices of Jonathan C. Capp

4317 Silver spring way
Oceanside, CA, 92057


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We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
FounderLaw Offices of Jonathan Capp1995 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers Association AILAMember2003 - Present
British American Bar Association of Southern CaliforniaMember2000 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2000 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember1991 - Present
Lincoln's Inn of Court, London, EnglandMember1990 - Present
Bar of England and WalesMember1990 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of London School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
Sorbonne UniversityInternational Law, French LawMA - MastersN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Convention du Commerce International et de la Mobilité Internationale, Paris FranceUS Investment visas and US litigation strategies2010