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 an Associate Attorney 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 Dover, PA with his wife and family and is a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church in Dover, PA.
Areas of Practice
- Pennsylvania, 2011
- Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
- 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
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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?
If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be?
The Bible; anything sports relate; Your Money Counts
If you could order anything for your last meal on earth, what would it be?
Do your best and God will do the rest.
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