A strong advocate for legal justice for children, Patricia O'Neill has practiced law for over fifteen years in Pennsylvania and Delaware, and has represented numerous cases involving children with disabilities under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
After graduating from Chestnut Hill College, Patricia taught for ten years before working as a visiting nurse for nine years. She attended Widener School of Law in Wilmington, where she graduated cum laude.
Patricia's grandmother, who emigrated from Ireland at the age of three, spent the next 90 years of her life in America fostering a strong sense of Irish appreciation in the lives of her children.
A second-generation Irish-American, Patricia says that "being Irish manifests itself through my efforts to fight for justice. Not only do I firmly believe that Ireland stood and cried for justice, but I learned it from my very Irish dad."
O'Neill lives in Delaware with her husband and four daughters.
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