Sweeney & Neary, L.L.P.
Patrick T. Daley, Partner in the firm of Sweeney & Neary LLP, offers exceptional services and representation to residents of Delaware, Chester, Montgomery, Bucks, and Philadelphia counties, respectively, in all aspects of family law – divorce; child custody; child support; complex equitable distribution matters; spousal support; alimony; protection from abuse matters; pre-nuptial agreements; paternity issues; separation agreements; and adoptions. While it is always Mr. Daley’s goal to reach amicable resolutions that are beneficial to his clients, sometimes that is not possible. And when that happens, Mr. Daley has earned a reputation for being a zealous, aggressive and seasoned litigator advocating on behalf of his clients.
Mr. Daley is a past Chair (2017) of the Delaware County Bar Association’s Family Law Section – a position selected by the family law practitioners of Delaware County. He is currently (2019) the Recording Secretary for the Delaware County Bar Association (DCBA) Board of Directors, is the past president (2014) of the Young Lawyers’ Section of the DCBA and a former (2014 - 2016) Director on the DCBA's Board of Directors.
Mr. Daley graduated from Millersville University where he was a four-year letter winner on the varsity soccer team. He is also a cum laude graduate from Widener University Commonwealth School of Law where he earned the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Eric D. Turner Award and received dean’s honors.
With his experience and knowledge, Mr. Daley is a co-author of the Delaware County portion of the Domestic Relations’ Four County Practice Manual published biennially by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute. With a talented and engaging style, he has also worked for Governor Edward G. Rendell's administration as a writer before joining the firm. Mr. Daley has also lectured at the annual Bench Bar Conference for the DCBA as well as for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute.
Mr. Daley was honored by the DCBA with the Nicholas D. Vadino Jr. Memorial Award for his extensive work with the association. Additionally, Mr. Daley has been named a Rising Star by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers in 2017, 2018 and 2019. Mr. Daley is currently admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the United States Supreme Court; and is a member of the Delaware County Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Association.