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Experienced Attorneys Advocate for Your Rights in Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties

Choosing the right attorney makes all the difference

On October 1, 1983, John O. Platt, Katherine B.L. Platt, Joseph P. DiGiorgio and Vincent P. DiFabio established the law firm of Platt, DiGiorgio & DiFabio. Since its inception, the firm has maintained offices at 1800 East Lancaster Avenue, Paoli, Pennsylvania, and has been dedicated to providing quality legal services in Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and surrounding counties, in addition to the State of New Jersey.

Our lawyers have the experience, skill and knowledge to assist clients with a variety of legal matters. Aggressive and resourceful, we are prepared to handle the most challenging cases.

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To speak to a dedicated attorney at Platt, DiGiorgio & DiFabio, call us today at 267-388-1599 or contact us online. We serve clients in West Chester, Media, Norristown and throughout Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties, Pennsylvania. For Personal Injury cases, we offer a free initial consultation and operate on a contingency fee basis.


Joseph P. DiGiorgio

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Joseph P. DiGiorgio’s distinguished career has centered on the practice of Family Law for more than 30 years. In that time, Mr. DiGiorgio has also built a diverse practice spanning Wills, Trusts and Estates, Corporate, Business and Employment law. Mr. DiGiorgio has established a reputation for the thorough, delicate and strategic handling of both routine and complex family law cases, including those involving intricate finances, extensive marital estates and high-conflict custody matters. Additionally, Mr. DiGiorgio prevailed in a case that changed the treatment of mortgages by the Courts of Chester County in support cases, which was later adopted by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court as an amendment to its Court Rules. He has achieved substantial verdicts and settlements for personal injury clients, including a result in excess of $1 million. Mr. DiGiorgio has served as solicitor for the Fraternal Order of Police in Chester County for more than 20 years and is general counsel for a mid-sized corporation in southeastern PA.

Practice areas

  • Divorce
  • Child support
  • Child custody
  • Visitation rights
  • Family law
  • Business transactions
  • Business formation
  • Automobile accidents and injuries
  • Personal injury
  • Premises liability
  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Dog bites
  • Wrongful death
  • Wills
  • Estate planning
  • Trusts and estates
  • Estate administration
  • Probate
  • Contracts
  • Real estate
  • Adoption law
  • Employment law

Bar admissions

  • Pennsylvania and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1978

Awards and acknowledgements

Education

Professional memberships

  • Chester County Bar Association (Membership Committee, 2003–2006)
  • Bar Foundation Fellow
  • Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice (formerly PaTLA)
  • American Association for Justice (formerly ATLA)
  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • National Italian American Bar Association

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Vincent P. DiFabio

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With more than 30 years of experience representing clients in criminal cases, Vincent P. DiFabio is recognized as one of the preeminent criminal defense attorneys in southeastern Pennsylvania. Mr. DiFabio has handled thousands of felony and misdemeanor cases in the State and Federal Courts in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, ranging from death penalty murder charges to traffic matters. Mr. DiFabio is a fierce trial attorney who has earned a reputation for thorough case preparation and tireless plea negotiations. He has extensive experience in appellate matters that includes securing successful precedent setting decisions in the Pennsylvania Superior and Supreme Courts in cases involving Constitutional rights and the use of DNA evidence to exonerate a client. Additionally, Mr. DiFabio has lectured at various criminal law seminars and has served on the Chester County Criminal Rules Committee. He is currently an adjunct professor at Immaculata University.

Practice areas

  • Criminal law
  • Driver’s license suspensions
  • DUI/DWI
  • Capital punishment
  • Juvenile law
  • Drug crimes
  • Parole and probation
  • Personal injury
  • Automobile accidents and injuries
  • Wrongful death
  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Premises liability
  • Civil litigation

Bar admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1978
  • New Jersey, 1980
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit

Certifications

  • Certified by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania to represent defendants in death penalty cases

Awards and acknowledgements

  • Voted Top Criminal Defense Lawyer in Main Line Today magazine, 2009
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Education

Professional memberships

  • Chester County Bar Association Criminal Rules Committee
  • Pennsylvania and New Jersey State Bar Associations
  • Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Seminars and presentations

  • “Death Penalty,” Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, September 1998
  • District Justice Seminar, Preliminary Hearings, November 2002
  • Delaware County Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Transfer of Cases from Adult to Juvenile Court, September 2007

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Susan J. Sacchetta

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Susan J. Sacchetta has maintained a close and successful association with Platt, DiGiorgio & DiFabio for over 25 years, with a strong record of accomplishment that has contributed greatly to the prestige of the firm. Ms. Sacchetta has dedicated her career to the practice of family law and by extension, many legal matters that impact the emotional and financial viability of families. As a result, she is an experienced litigator in personal injury, workers’ compensation and social security disability cases as well as in complex divorce, custody, support and equitable distribution matters. Because of the often distressing personal nature of such cases, Ms. Sacchetta conducts her practice with the utmost respect and discretion for her clients. She  successfully has represented injured workers and victims in the pursuit of their claims, and has been recognized by her peers for her effectiveness as a litigator, client advocate and counselor in the practice of family law and workers’ compensation.

Practice areas

  • Workers compensation
  • Social Security disability
  • Personal injury
  • Motor vehicle accidents and injuries
  • Premises liability
  • Family law and divorce
  • Mediation

Bar admissions

  • Pennsylvania and New Jersey, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey

Awards and acknowledgements

  • Client Distinction Award, Martindale-Hubbell, 2015
  • Top 100 Family Lawyers in Pennsylvania, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2015
  • Top 100 Family Lawyers of PA, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2014
  • America’s Most Honored Professionals Top 10%, American Registry, 2014
  • Client Distinction Award, Martindale-Hubbell, 2014
  • 2014 Top Family-Law Attorneys, Suburban Life and Philadelphia Life, 2014
  • Top Lawyer- Family Law, Main Line Today Magazine, 2013
  • Awesome Attorney, Suburban Life Magazine, 2013
  • Client Distinction Award, Martindale-Hubbell, 2013
  • Top Attorney of the Main Line- Personal Injury, Main Line Today Magazine, 2012
  • Top Attorney of the Main Line-Workers’ Compensation, Main Line Today Magazine, 2012
  • Top Attorney of the Main Line-Family Law, Main Line Today Magazine, 2012
  • America’s Most Honored Professionals Top 10%, American Registry, 2012
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell, 2011
  • America’s Most Honored Professionals Top 10%, American Registry, 2011
  • Top Lawyer – Family Law, Main Line Today Magazine, 2011
  • Top Attorney of the Mainline in Workers’ Compensation, Main Line Today Magazine, 2009
  • Top Attorney of the Mainline in the area of Divorce Law, Main Line Today Magazine, 2009
  • Award in recognition of five years or more of pro bono service, Chester County Bar Association and the Judges of Chester County Court of Common Pleas, 2008
  • Outstanding Pro Bono Efforts, Legal Aid of SE Pennsylvania, 2004

Education

Professional memberships

  • Chester County, Delaware County, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania and New Jersey State Bar Associations
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice

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Keith P. DiFabio

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Keith P. DiFabio graduated Cum Laude from Temple University Beasley School of Law in 2015. He was the Lenard Sigal Memorial Award recipient, which is awarded to those who demonstrate excellence in criminal law studies. Mr. DiFabio was also a member of the Rubin Public Interest Honor Society due to his dedication to public service as a law student. While in law school, Mr. DiFabio conducted a two-year internship for the Delaware County District Attorney’s Office.

Upon graduating from law school, Mr. DiFabio successfully passed the Pennsylvania Bar examination and was admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania. Thereafter, Mr. DiFabio was employed by the Delaware County Public Defender’s Office. During that time, Mr. DiFabio also worked part-time at Platt, DiGiorgio and DiFabio conducting research projects and drafting memoranda of law. In September 2016, Mr. DiFabio joined the law firm of Platt, DiGiorgio and DiFabio as a full-time associate attorney.

Practice areas

  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law
  • Wills

Bar admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2015

Education

  • J.D., Temple University Beasley School of Law, 2015
  • B.S., Temple University, 2012

Professional memberships

  • Chester County Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association

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