Patrick James Cooper

Patrick James Cooper

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Sadek and Cooper Law Offices, LLC
 | 1315 Walnut Street, Suite 502
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 215-814-0395
Fax: 215-545-0611
Selected To Rising Stars: 2020
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (80%),
  • Bankruptcy: Consumer (20%)
  • Free Consultation
Attorney Profile

Patrick J. Cooper, Esquire is a partner in the law firm of Sadek and Cooper Law Offices, 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. Sadek and Cooper represents clients throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey.  

Patrick heads the firm's family law practice group 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 division of multiple real estate holdings, business ownership interests, and investment account division.

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 seizure of their a 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. 

Sadek and Cooper also represents individuals and small businesses in all manner of debt relief matters including Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy, foreclosure defense, and tax delinquency cases. Patrick has helped many clients effectively deal with their debts through both restructuring and liquidation bankruptcies. He has helped clients retain ownership of their homes, protect their retirement savings, and plan for the future. At Sadek and Cooper Law Offices, we can solve debt problems before they ruin our clients' lives. 

If you need a Philadelphia divorce lawyer, child custody lawyer, child support lawyer, or bankruptcy lawyer 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 Sadek and Cooper Law Offices. We always offer a free initial consultation and competitive rates. Call us today at 215-545-0008 or email Patrick at [email protected] 




About Patrick Cooper

Admitted: 2009, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage:


  • 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:

  • 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

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Judicially appointed as pro bono guardian ad litem in a highly contested child custody matter. , 2018

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • 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

Educational Background:

  • Bachelor of Science from the Pennsylvania State University, 2005
  • Juris Doctor from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 2009
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Office Location for Patrick James Cooper

1315 Walnut Street
Suite 502
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Last Updated: 6/24/2020

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