John Sweeney

Connecticut Elder, Business and Tax Law
Contact: (203) 216-6877
Law Schools: New York University School of Law - New York University
Pace University School of Law - Pace University
Jurisdictions: Connecticut
District of Columbia
New York


About John Sweeney
In the world of real people and complex personal and legal issues, John helps you solve your problems in Elder and Business law. Its really not about the law, the taxman or my education, it is about you and how to resolve your issues in the best way possible. John is a lawyer who brings significant other skills to the table. He is also a superior accountant, knowledgeable tax adviser, insurance person, and an experienced businessman. He doesn't talk in legalese or theoretical solutions; he uses plain language and proposes practical solutions. While he addresses the law, John knows that solutions have to take into account people and family. Honest, direct and practical, he is focused on you and your problems. He values openness, kindness, and compassion blended with the strength to resolve problems in your favor. In his previous life, John had a variety of roles in both big and small companies. He held roles as General Counsel, Chief Financial Officer and Vice president of Tax. Some companies were the largest in the world, some had only 40 people, and he had a brief stint in government. They include AIG, ING, Aetna, Hanover Insurance, NYS Insurance Department Liquidation Bureau, and Longevity Alliance. John lives in Ridgefield, Connecticut and has spent his life in the NY metropolitan area. He has two teen age sons so he understands the issues families face. He comes from a large family so has some personal schooling in family dynamics. He lost his Dad recently and his Mom moved out of the family house to someplace more manageable. So he has recently personally had the experiences of aging parents and transition. John has a BS in Accounting from Arizona State University, a JD from Pace Law School, and a LLM (Masters in Law Taxation) from NYU. He is licensed to practice law in NY, CT, and DC. He also has a Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma and formerly held Life and PC insurance licenses. While he has a fair amount of education, John is a lifelong learn
Practice Areas
  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect
  • Business Law
  • Tax Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia 
New York 
Professional Experience
Attorney, Sweeney Legal, LLC
New York University School of Law - New York UniversityLL.M.Tax Law
Pace University School of Law - Pace UniversityJ.D. (1982)Law
Honors: Law Review
Arizona State UniversityB.S. (1979)Accounting


Sweeney Legal Overview
Sweeney Legal concentrates on Elder Law, Estate Planning, Business and Tax Law in Fairfield County CT and Westchester County NY.

Sweeney Legal practices Elder, Estate Planning, Business and Tax Law in Fairfield County CT and ...
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Sweeney Legal handles your estate administration and probate issues with care and compassion. Choosing the right lawyer makes a confusing situation much simpler.

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Sweeney Legal concentrates on Estate Planning Law in Fairfield County CT and Westchester County NY. John Brings a deep background in Tax, Business and insurance to estate planning. He ensures your plan works for you and you remain in control and well taken care of. Estate Planning with compassion and care.

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Sweeney Legal is unique because it solves problems with common sense, compassion and care. Small firm service and big firm sophistication.

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Sweeney Legal Elder Law
Sweeney Legal concentrates on Elder Law in Fairfield County CT and Westchester County NY. John Brings a unique perspective, an array of skills and compassion for the senior and their family to each engagement. Protecting your assets and keeping you in control with dignity, compassion and care.

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Sweeney Legal, LLC
19 Lawson Lane
Ridgefield, CT 06877
Cell: (203) 216-6877