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John K. Sweeney

John K. Sweeney

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Wills & Living Wills, Land Use & Zoning, Family, General Practice

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1985

  1. Criminal Defense: 40%
    27 years, 70 cases
  2. Wills & Living Wills: 20%
    30 years
  3. Family: 15%
    30 years
  4. Land Use & Zoning: 15%
    27 years
  5. General Practice: 10%



Hourly ($150/hour), Contingent (25-40%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

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Contact Info

116 North Main Street
Greensburg, PA, 15601



Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2000

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Associate AttorneyKing & LaFontant1994 - 1995
Ass't Public DefenderWestmoreland County Public Defender1992 - Present
N/AJohn K. Sweeney Law Offices1992 - Present
Ass't District AttorneyFayette County District Attorney1991 - 1992
Associate AttorneyRaymond J. Hoehler, P.C.1986 - 1991
Associate AttorneyRichard H. Galloway & Assoc.1985 - 1986

Association NamePosition NameDuration
New Stanton Borough Zoning Hearing BoardSolicitor2009 - Present
Seton Hill University Greensburg, PAAdjunct Professor2009 - Present
Penn Township Zoning Hearing BoardSolicitor2006 - Present
City of Greensburg Planning CommissionChair1995 - 2006
Unity Township Zoning Hearing BoardVice-Chair1991 - 1992
Delmont Zoning Hearing BoardSolicitor1988 - Present
Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Duquesne University School of LawLawJuris Doctor1984
Muskingum CollegeBiologyBachelor of Science Cum Laude1981

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Pennsylvania Mental Health & The LawThe Criminal Justice System and the Mentally Ill Client2011
Pennsylvania Mental Health & The LawThe Criminal Justice System and the Mentally Ill Client2009