We are delighted to announce that our physical office is re-opening to our existing and new clients. To provide safety to both our clients and staff, we are adapting the CDC guidelines for social distancing while we are in the yellow phase. Rest assured, that we have and will continue to regularly clean all areas of the office especially the high-traffic areas. All attorneys and staff will have their temperature taken daily and will be wearing masks when interacting with clients. Any attorneys and staff with a temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher will work remotely. They will then be required to follow CDCrecommended steps, including not returning to work until the CDC criteria to discontinue home isolation are met.

As the health and safety of our clients and their families is our top priority, we are asking that our clients follow the procedures below during the yellow phase:

  1. Upon entering the building, we ask that all persons wash their hands or hand-sanitize. We will be providing access to soap, hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes.
  2. We will also be taking temperatures with non-contact thermometers upon entering the office.
  3. Our office is set-up to comply with social distancing of six feet. In the conference and mediation rooms we are asking that each person sit a minimum of one chair apart from attorneys and/or staff at all times.
  4. Masks are available and will be provided open request.
  5. Teleconferences Zoom meetings, and FaceTime are available in lieu of inperson meetings if requested.
  6. We will continue to have the drop-box available for delivery of documents.

In the event that anyone is sick or have been exposed to COVID-19, we ask that you reschedule your appointment or utilize the electronic forums listed above.

As each county determines the procedures that will be followed, please ask your attorney of the specific procedures regarding the county in which your case in pending.

Please note that we will also continue to accommodate the needs of new clients, who are welcome, and as always we encourage and appreciate referrals. During this uncertain and unprecedented time, please stay safe and remember that Sweeney Law Office, LLC will remain by your side for all of your family’s legal needs. We ask that you have patience during this challenging time.

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Mildred B. Sweeney
  • Founder


Cranberry Township, PA






Mildred B. Sweeney, Esquire is the founder of Sweeney Law Offices and is known across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a knowledgeable advocate for her diverse clientele. Attorney Sweeney brings a unique educational background and experience that encompasses fields that are invaluable in her dedicated advocacy on behalf of each of you.

As a Licensed Social Worker, Attorney Sweeney spent over twenty-two years working in the clinical field of mental health specializing in children's and family-related matters, A clinician trained in individual clinical and family therapy, Attorney Sweeney has worked intensively with a broad spectrum of family-related problems and dealt extensively with juvenile, educational, children and youth personnel, among others. She is intimately familiar with these areas as well as the legal implications and processes. As the Director of Children's Services in a large community mental health center, Attorney Sweeney worked tirelessly to advocate for children's services and was recognized by the Department of Health, Education and Welfare and awarded a Certificate in recognition of her outstanding commitment to children, towards helping them realize their full human and legal rights, thus reaffirming the belief that our children represent our future.

As a Trained Mediator, Attorney Sweeney seeks any and every opportunity to allow YOU to take control of your life and the destiny and the lives of those you know and love most. With her vast knowledge and training in psychological matters and conflict resolution skills, Attorney Sweeney is an invaluable facilitator on behalf of you as parents and on behalf of your children. Using her legal knowledge and familiarity with legal matters, she is able to provide that expertise which only comes from an active family law practice, to facilitate you in coming to a fair and equitable agreement regarding all of your marital assets and liabilities. As an attorney, she is able to provide you with essential legal information necessary to making informed and correct decisions and choices.

As an Attorney, Mildred B. Sweeney has distinguished herself and her practice with the highest level of professionalism, ethics and concern for each of her clients as individuals with special, unique needs. She tries to address those needs utilizing her vast knowledge and unique background and experience to your advantage as a tireless and zealous advocate for your interests. When a more amicable, cooperative solution does not work, you know you have an aggressive, relentless advocate who will keep your interest and needs in the forefront of any legal action and court litigation.

Attorney Sweeney is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Butler County Bar Association and Allegheny County Bar Association. Prior to moving to Pennsylvania, she was a member of the Nebraska Bar. She is a member of the Pittsburgh Family Inns of Court and meets regularly in educational seminars with all of the top family lawyers and family judges in Allegheny County. She serves as an Arbitrator for the Butler County Board of Arbitrators and the Butler County Court House. Attorney Sweeney was a founding member of the Nebraska Mediation System and served on the Board of Mediators in Nebraska as one of the initial founders of the Mediation System in that state. She is a member of the Family Law Section of the Butler and Allegheny County Bar Associations. She has taught Negotiation and Mediation skills in Nebraska and Pennsylvania.  She has been recognized by her peers in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top five percent of family law attorneys in Pennsylvania.

Attorney Sweeney will make it her business to meet directly with you and prides herself in putting you first. She will give you the personal individual attention you need and deserve during this upheaval in your life so that you can turn this experience into a productive growth-directed result.

Mildred B. Sweeney
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Areas Of Practice

  • Divorce
  • Mediation
  • Adoption
  • Child Support
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Education Law
  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Family Law
  • Juvenile Law
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Trusts
  • Wills
  • Grandparents Rights
  • Fathers Rights
  • High End Divorce
  • Family Business Divorce
  • New Parents Wills

Bar Admissions

  • Nebraska, 1992
  • Pennsylvania, 1992


  • University of Nebraska College of Law, Lincoln, Nebraska
    • J.D. - 1992
  • Marywood University, Scranton, Pennsylvania
    • M.S.W. - 1974
    • Major: Social Work
  • Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. - 1969
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: Psychology

Honors and Awards

  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
  • One of the Top Five Percent of Family Law Attorneys in Pennsylvania, Super Lawyers Magazine
  • Awarded a Certificate in Recognition of her Outstanding Commitment to Children, Department of Health, Education and Welfare
  • 2019 Power Lawyers List by Lawyers of Distinction

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
  • Butler County Bar Association, Member
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Member
  • Pittsburgh Family Inns of Court, Member
  • Butler County Board of Arbitrators, Arbitrator
  • Butler County Court House, Arbitrator
  • Nebraska Mediation System, Founding member
  • Butler County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member