Getting arrested for a criminal offense, or even being suspected of illegal activity, can be a daunting experience. When you’re facing trouble with the law, you’re likely asking yourself several questions, including “will I go to jail,” “am I going to lose my driver’s license,” and more. A lot is on the line when you’re accused of criminal actions, so it’s important to have a lawyer on your side who will fight for you. Michael J. Skinner is an experienced criminal defense attorney who is passionate about protecting clients’ rights and keeping them informed at every step of the justice process.
If you’re facing accusations of criminal conduct, contact Skinner Law Firm today at (610) 436-1410.
Michael Skinner is an attorney dedicated to helping clients in a variety of regions – including, but not limited to Chester County. He protects the rights of his clients, building upon his years of legal experience to craft a strong defense for each case. For some people, threats to their rights come from criminal accusations, which could result in a person facing incarceration and losing essential rights and freedoms.
Skinner Law Firm represents clients against a variety of criminal charges, including DUI, drug crimes, sexual offenses, and other criminal matters. He is passionate about advocating for his clients, and fighting for them to receive the best possible result. If you have been accused of a crime, he will work diligently to get your charges reduced or dismissed.
Skinner Law Firm handles a variety of cases, including:
In Pennsylvania, driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs is a serious offense. If convicted, you face jail time, fines, suspension of your driver’s license, and a wide variety of harsh collateral consequences. If you’re facing charges for such a crime, contact skilled DUI attorney Michael Skinner today.
From marijuana offenses to crimes involving cocaine, criminal activity linked to controlled substances is illegal under Pennsylvania law. Getting caught in possession of or distributing drugs can have serious consequences. As such, it’s important to reach out to an experienced criminal defense attorney immediately.
Have you been accused of rape, sexual assault, online solicitation, or another sex crime? If so, reach out to Skinner Law Firm. Allegations of sexual misconduct can tarnish a person’s reputation, so it’s vital to retain legal counsel as quickly as possible in situations like these.
Under PA law, there are a variety of theft offenses with which you can be charged, including shoplifting, theft by deceit, and identity theft. While this is not an exhaustive list, it’s a good start into understanding how the Commonwealth views these offenses. If you’re facing theft charges, contact a criminal defense attorney right away.
Weapons & Firearms Defense
Weapons & Firearms Defense
A number of state and federal laws govern the possession, sale, and transport of firearms and various weapons. Violating one of these statutes could result in extreme statutory and collateral consequences, so if you’re facing accusations of illegal conduct with a weapon, reach out to attorney Michael Skinner quickly.
In addition to the above practice areas, Skinner Law Firm assists clients with a variety of other legal matters, including:
Michael J. Skinner, the founder of Skinner Law Firm, is a former prosecutor with the Chester County District Attorney’s Office. He uses his experience on the other side of the criminal courtroom to defend those accused of crimes. He understands how prosecutors work, and knows how to get the best possible outcome in criminal cases. If you’ve been accused of an offense and need legal help, reach out to attorney Skinner right away.Read Mike's Bio
The criminal system in Pennsylvania can be daunting. With hearings and paperwork filled with language you’re unfamiliar with, it’s important to have someone on your side who will walk you through the process with compassion and vigorous advocacy. With his past experience in the district attorney’s office, Michael Skinner is ready to put his skills and knowledge to work for you.
Contact Skinner Law Firm today at (610) 436-1410 to schedule a free and confidential consultation of your case.