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Sean M Lynn

About me

A Dover native with strong ties to the community, Sean graduated from Dover High School and continues to reside in Dover. Sean was a Public School Teacher in the Bronx, New York, for several years after graduating college, where he served in an economically depressed school. During Law School, Sean clerked at the Manhattan Law Firm of Fasulo, Shalley and DiMaggio located near the former World Trade Center. With the Delaware Family Court, Sean served as Counsel for Indigent Parents involved in litigation with the Division of Family Services through a contract with the State of Delaware in 2006.


Active and involved in the community, he has volunteered in many local Organizations, including, The Children’s Theatre, The Kent County SPCA, The Ancient Order of Hibernians, The Northern Kent County Circle of Hope, and Interfaith Ministries. Currently Sean manages the Patrick H. Lynn Scholarship Fund, a charitable trust established to benefit college bound local students with financial assistance.


Sean also serves as pro bono Counsel for several local children through volunteer work he does through the Office of the Child Advocate. In 2008, he was a candidate for Kent County Levy Court.


Sean is a Graduate of Pace Law School, in White Plains, New York, and a Graduate of Marymount Manhattan College, in New York City. He was admitted to the Delaware Bar in 2005.


In 2011, Sean was elected to the City of Dover City Council, where he represents the Third District of Dover. 


In 2014, Sean was elected to the Delaware House of Representatives where he serves the residents of the 31st District. 


In 2016, Sean opened The Law Offices Of Sean M. Lynn, P.A., a firm practicing primarily family law, criminal law and civil litigation.  

Primary Practice Areas

  • Family law (Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce, Guardianships, Cases involving the Division of Family Services, Child Support, and Protection from Abuse "PFAs" matters)

  • Criminal Law

  • Personal Injury Law

  • Automobile Accidents

  • DUIs

  • General Civil Litigation

  • Court of Chancery Litigation

  • Adult Guardianships

  • School Law (Expulsions)

  • Administrative Hearings (Professional Licensing, Division of Motor Vehicles, Department of Labor, Human Relations Commission)

  • Workers Compensation

  • Residential Real Estate

  • Municipal Law


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Practice areas


  1. Child Custody: 30%
    11 years
  2. Divorce: 20%
    11 years
  3. Litigation: 15%
    11 years
  4. Family: 10%
    11 years
  5. Other: 25%
  6. More 



Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

7 total 

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  • Keith M Horner

    I endorse this lawyer. Sean uses a practical, common sense approach to obtain the best results for his clients in a cost-effective manner. It was a pleasure dealing with Sean on both a personal and professional level.


    Keith Horner Child custody Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Eduardo Vidal Gonzalez y Torres

    I refer all my Delaware family law cases to Sean because I trust his judgement, experience, and knowledge in said field. I endorse him enthusiastically.


    Eduardo Gonzalez y Torres Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

The Law Offices of Sean M. Lynn, P.A.

308 South State Street
Dover, DE, 19901


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 10 Under 40National Academy Of Personal Injury Attorneys2014
Best Law Attorney/FirmDover Post - First State Favorites2014
Rising StarSuperLawyers2014
Pro Bono Honor RollOffice of the Child Advocate2013
Best Law Firm in Kent CountyDover Post - First State Favorites2013
Rising StarSuperLawyers2013
OCA Pro Bono Honor RollOffice of the Child Advocate2012
Rising StarSuperLawyers2012
OCA Pro Bono Honor RollOffice of the Child Advocate2011
OCA Pro Bono Honor RollOffice of the Child Advocate2010
2009 Pro Bono Honor RollOffice of the Child Advocate2009
2008 Pro Bono Honor RollOffice of the Child Advocate2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyBaird Mandalas Brockstedt LLC2013 - 2016
PartnerHudson Jones Jaywork & Fisher, LLC2004 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
State of Delaware House of RepresentativesState Representative - 31st District2014 - Present
Greater Dover CommitteeMember2012 - Present
Kent County Criminal Defense BarMember2009 - Present
Delaware Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2008 - Present
Kent County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
City of Dover - City CouncilmanCity Councilman2011 - 2014
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Thompson v. LynchLower Court Decision Affirmed by the Delaware Supreme Court
Howard* v Howard*, pseudonyms assignedFamily Court Decision Affirmed, Custody Awarded to Father
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pace University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Marymount Manhattan CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Supreme Court "Bridging the Gap" Pre-Admission ConferenceExpectations of the Family Court2015
Bridging the GapExpectations of the Family Court2014
Dedication of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.Dedication of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.2013
"The Family Court Called - You've Been Appointed!"A Primer on How to Represent Parents and Children in Non-DSCYF Proceedings in Family Court2013
"Bridge the Gap": Delaware Pre-Admission ConferenceExpectations of the Delaware Family Court2013
Annual Conference - Civil Liberties LuncheonCivil Rights and Civil Liberties in America2012
"Bridge the Gap": The Delaware Pre-Admission ConferenceExpectations of the Delaware Family Court2012