Patrick James Schaeffer, Esq.

Patrick Schaeffer is a graduate of Albright College in Reading, PA earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and History. While attending Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law in Carlisle, PA, Attorney Schaeffer worked at the school’s Family Law Clinic as both a Certified Legal Intern and Research Assistant.

Attorney Schaeffer is a member of the York and Lancaster County Bar Associations as well as the Pennsylvania Bar Association. As a Partner with Trinity Law, Attorney Schaeffer concentrates his practice in the family law matters of divorce, support, and child custody as well as non-profit and tax law and estate planning and administration.  Attorney Schaeffer is admitted to the United States Tax Court and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. He previously served as Treasurer on the board of Human Life Services. Attorney Schaeffer resides in York, PA with his wife and family and attends Lighthouse Baptist Church in Dover, PA.

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2011


  • Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
    • J.D.
  • Albright College, Reading, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. summa cum laude – 2008
    • Major: History and Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • York County Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Dickinson School of Law, Family Law Clinic, Research Fellow, 2012
  • Dickinson School of Law Familhy Law Clinic, Certified Legal Intern, 2010

Pro Bono Activities

  • Mid-Penn Legal Services, York, PA, 2012 – Present


  • English

The following includes personal information which you may find interesting and which will help you to get to know each of our lawyers better.

Favorite movies?

Rocky; Home Alone; Planes, Trains & Automobiles; Uncle Buck

Who do you admire?

Brother, Grandfather, Great-grandmother

Who is among your favorite music artists?

The Gin Blossoms; Willie Nelson; John Denver; Michael W. Smith

What are a few of your favorite albums?

Don’t have one.

Why did you become an attorney?

To help people through difficult family situations.

What do you like to do in your spare time?

Lift weights, play softball; watch baseball and football

What are some of your favorite foods?

Mexican; Chinese; Sushi

What do you like about being an attorney?

Helping people.

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be?


Favorite books?

The Bible; anything sports relate; Your Money Counts

Favorite candy?


Favorite beverage?


If you could order anything for your last meal on earth, what would it be?

Pollo Primavera

Favorite quote?

Do your best and God will do the rest.

Favorite destination?

Ocean City, MD

Contact Information

Patrick James Schaeffer Esq. 1681 Kenneth Road, Building 2, York, PA 17408 (Get Directions ») Phone: 717-843-8046 Toll Free: 866-464-5297 Fax: 717-854-4362