Patrick J. Cooper

Top rated Family Law attorney in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Cooper Family Law, LLC
Patrick J. Cooper
Cooper Family Law, LLC

Practice Areas: Family Law, Estate Planning & Probate

Licensed in Pennsylvania since: 2009

Education: University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2023 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2020 - 2022

Cooper Family Law, LLC

2 Penn Center Plz
1500 JFK Boulevard, Suite 220
Philadelphia, PA 19102 Phone: 215-814-0395 Email: Patrick J. Cooper Visit website

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Patrick J. Cooper, Esquire is a partner in the law firm of Cooper Family Law, a Philadelphia-based law firm handling all aspects of family law cases including divorce, child custody, child support, property division, protections from abuse, and adoption. Cooper Family Law represents clients throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania including residents in Philadelphia County, Bucks County, Delaware County, and Montgomery County.

Patrick heads the family law practice handling matters involving all aspects of family law. Patrick handles divorce matters ranging from simple no-fault divorces to high net-worth divorce cases involving the division of multiple real estate holdings, business ownership interests, and investment account division. Patrick is also a Certified Meditator and is highly skilled in mediation, collaborative law, and alternative dispute resolution methods.

Patrick has achieved highly favorable results for his clients on a regular basis throughout his career. For example, Patrick has successfully petitioned courts for permission for his clients to sell jointly owned real estate without their spouse's cooperation, for the seizure of their child's passport in an international child custody proceeding, and obtained child custody rights for grandparents and great-grandparents. Patrick is experienced in LGBTQ+ family law issues and handles matters involving alternative means of reproduction. 

Patrick represents parents and grandparents in child custody cases, working tirelessly to help his clients achieve their desired results with the best interests of their children in mind. Patrick knows that family law matters require a delicate, sensitive approach at times and a tough approach at other times and he advises and advocates for his clients accordingly. 

Patrick is active in local professional organizations including the Philadelphia County Bar Association's Family Law Section and the Nicholas A. Cipriani American Inn of Court. He currently sits on the executive board of both organizations and is Co-Chair of the Divorce and Support Committee of the Family Law Section. 

If you need a Philadelphia divorce lawyer, child custody lawyer, child support lawyer, or divorce mediator with the experience and skills to guide you through a difficult time in your life then you owe it to yourself to contact the attorneys at Cooper Family Law, LLC. We always offer an initial consultation and competitive rates. Call us today at (215) 814-095 or email Patrick at [email protected]

 

 

 

First Admitted: 2009, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: https://cooperfamilylawfirm.com/philadelphia-family-law-firm...

Educational Background:
  • Bachelor of Science from the Pennsylvania State University, 2005
  • Juris Doctor from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 2009
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Judicially appointed as pro bono guardian ad litem in a highly contested child custody matter. , 2018
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Moderated an esteemed multidisciplinary group of professionals and court personnel in a Panel Discussion on the Topic of Current Issues in Child and Spousal Support., Moderator, Panel Discussion on the Topic of Current Issues in Child and Spousal Support, Family Law Section of the Philadelphia County Bar Association, Family Law, 2021
  • Presentation of the Divorce and Support Committee of the Philadelphia County Bar Association's Family Law Section regarding 2019 Updates to the rules of child and spousal support in light of the 2019 Federal Tax Code revisions. , Continuing Education Presentation: 2019 Update on Support Rules, 2019
  • Presented Continuing Legal Education course titled "How to Recover Counsel Fees", Nicholas A. Cipriani American Inn Of Court, 2014
  • Presented Continuing Legal Education Course titled "Vacating the Divorce Decree? When and How Can You Do It?", Nicholas A. Cipriani American Inn Of Court, 2017
  • Presented Continuing Legal Education presentation titled Bankruptcy and Family Law, Nicholas A. Cipriani American Inn Of Court, 2016
  • Presented Continuing Legal Dducation presentation titled "Representing the Self-Employed Client In a Support Case", Nicholas A. Cipriani American Inn Of Court, 2015
Honors/Awards:
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars in Family Law, Super Lawyers Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2021
  • 2020 Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Super Lawyers Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2020
  • 2016 The National Advocates Top 40 Under 40, Top 40 Under 40, The National Advocates, 2016
  • Top 3 Divorce Lawyers in Philadelphia, ThreeBest Rated, 2015
  • 2014 Avvo Client's Choice Award, Client's Choice Award, Avvo, 2014
  • 2013 Martindale-Hubbel Client Distinction Award, Client Distinction Award, Martindale Hubbel, 2013
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Served as the moderator for a panel discussion sponsored by the Family Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association on the topic of current issues in Pennsylvania child and spousal support matters, 2021
  • Elected to the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section of the Philadelphia County Bar Association, 2019
  • Appointed as Co-Chair of the Divorce and Support Committee of the Family Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association, 2018
  • Member of the Philadelphia County Bar Association Family Law Section, 2009
  • Member of the American Bar Association, 2009
  • Member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, 2009
  • Appointed to the Executive Board of the Nicholas A. Cipriani American Inn of Court, 2017
  • Member of New Jersey State Bar Association, 2017

Office location for Patrick J. Cooper

2 Penn Center Plz
1500 JFK Boulevard, Suite 220
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Selections

2 Years Super Lawyers
3 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2023 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2020 - 2022

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