Attorney Peter L. Cedeño's unfailing dedication to clients and unparalleled work ethic have led to outstanding results for families in difficult situations. Mr. Cedeño's history of excellence has been recognized by the people he has helped, as well as by trusted legal organizations. He has a perfect Avvo rating of 10.0 Superb due to his service, experience, and strong ethics.
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Education & Experience
Mr. Cedeño attended Fordham Prep High School in the Bronx before going on to achieve his B.S. in Political Science from the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania. From there, he returned home to New York and earned his J.D. from Pace University. Since 1994, Mr. Cedeño has been admitted to practice in the state of New York, as well as in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York's federal courts.
Mr. Cedeño started out as an Assistant District Attorney in the Kings County District Attorney's Office, where he gained valuable experience as a prosecutor. There, he handled a wide range of cases involving everything from minor violations to felonies. Just a few years later, he began his practice as a family lawyer.
For the past 15 years, Mr. Cedeño's private practice has centered on matrimonial and family law matters, where he is trusted by clients and peers alike. Handling everything from high net-worth divorces to amicable, uncontested separations, Mr. Cedeño's unwavering commitment to clients has led to many favorable resolutions. He has even been asked by the New York State Bar Association to provide lectures on divorce and family law issues. His experience as an attorney has recognized by his peers, as shown by his inclusion in the 2016 list of New York Metro Super Lawyers®. If you need counsel or representation for a divorce action or family law matter, you can rely on him.
Mr. Cedeño's memberships and associations include:
- The New York State Bar Association: Executive Committee of the Family Law Section
- Alumnus of the Matrimonial Law Committee of the New York City Bar
- Matrimonial Forensic Inter-Disciplinary Forum
- 2016 and 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers®