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Attorney Michael J. Skinner

Former Assistant District Attorney

Michael J. Skinner is the founder of the Skinner Law Firm, and has been practicing criminal law for many years.  As a former Assistant District Attorney in Chester County, Michael has handled various types of criminal cases, including DUI, drug charges, violent crimes, and domestic violence. His insight into how the criminal justice system works and how prosecutors think is valuable to successfully defending any criminal case.

Prior to attending college, the Pennsylvania native spent several years working as an arborist in his father’s tree business, where he learned the values of hard work and responsibility. He was born and raised in Delaware County, and has been living in Chester County for the past eight years.

Extensive Criminal Law Experience

Before deciding to open his own criminal defense firm, Michael J. Skinner spent several years working for the Chester County District Attorney’s Office. He began working as a legal intern for the office in law school, but upon graduation and his demonstration of talent and knowledge, was quickly promoted to Assistant District Attorney.

As the Assistant District Attorney, he handled hundreds of criminal cases in a variety of criminal charges and prosecuted numerous DUI cases. Before his time at the district attorney’s office, Michael J. Skinner gained significant criminal defense experience working for a private criminal defense and personal injury law firm.

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