Case Results

The cases we take involve real people with real concerns. Clients put their faith in us because we focus on them, and no matter the allegation, every case gets our highest dedication and advocacy. Here is a small sampling of some results we’ve achieved.

The outcome of an individual case depends on a variety of factors unique to that case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any similar or future case.

  • Not Guilty Verdict in Murder Trial

    Result: Not Guilty

    Client acquitted of murder after a week-long jury trial in Chester County Court of Common Pleas.  

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  • Assault and Other Charges Reduced

    Result: Reduced

    Client accused of “ambushing” a woman outside her home with the intent to beat her up.  At the trial, Attorney Michael Skinner negotiated a favorable plea to a summary offense with no jail time or probation.

  • No Jail or Registration in Sex Crimes Case

    Result: Reduced

    Client was arrested for rape and kidnapping.  During the trial, Michael Skinner successfully challenged the credibility of the witnesses.  

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    On the fourth day, Skinner negotiated a Nolo Contendere Plea to a lesser offense of Indecent Assault.  (A Nolo Contendere Plea is a plea, but without admitting guilt.)  As part of the agreement, the Client avoided prison and having to register as a sex offender.

  • Dismissal & Reduction in Murder Case

    Result: Dismissed and Reduced

    Client was charged as an accomplice in the double homicide of two gang members.  Charge reduced to aggravated assault and involuntary manslaughter. Third-degree murder and all other charges were dismissed.