Attorney SaraMaria (Sara) Patterson


Sara Patterson joined Pepicelli, Youngs and Youngs PC in December 2020. She brought with her 14 years of experience representing clients in all aspects of family law, including equitable distribution, spousal support, alimony, child support, child custody, and protection from abuse, among others. She also handles Social Security disability, juvenile dependency, wills and estates, and real estate. Ms. Patterson grew up in the Pittsburgh area and Titusville. She attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania with early admission. Ms. Patterson graduated in 2005 from Penn-State Dickinson School of Law in Carlisle, PA. During law school, she worked in a local law office, gaining practical experience. After graduation, Ms. Patterson clerked for the Workers Compensation Board of Appeals. Ms. Patterson moved back to Crawford County in 2006 with her family and has been representing clients throughout Crawford, Venango, Warren, Mercer, and Erie counties through private practice since.

Ms. Patterson is the Crawford County Bar Association President for 2021. She is also a member of the Board of Directors at the Benson Memorial Library. Ms. Patterson is highly involved with her children and often coaches their various sport teams.


  • Crawford County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association


  • Pennsylvania, 2005


  • Dickinson School of Law – Penn State (Carlisle), 2005
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2002