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Christon Clark Skinner

Christon Clark Skinner

Law Offices of Christon C. Skinner, P.S.
  • Business Law, Divorce, Personal Injury ...
  • Washington
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Christon Skinner is the founding member of the Law Offices of Christon C. Skinner, P.S. The firm was established in 1996, when Mr. Skinner opened his own office after being a partner in the law office of Zylstra, Beeksma, Waller & Skinner, which he joined in 1979. Chris expanded his practice to San Juan County when he acquired John Linde’s law office in Friday Harbor in January of 2008. Chris has been actively engaged in the practice of law in Island, Skagit and San Juan Counties for over 32 years with a primary emphasis on business, real estate and general civil litigation. Additionally, Chris handles serious felony criminal matters and represents professionals in employment related discipline proceedings. In addition to his law practice, Chris has been involved in many community organizations in Oak Harbor including the Oak Harbor Rotary Club where he served as president in 1992-1993, and the Oak Harbor Area Council of the U.S. Navy League where he was president from 1988-1990. Chris often acts as a “master of ceremonies” or auctioneer for a variety of community events and fundraisers throughout the year. In October of 2012, Chris was appointed by the governor to serve a four-year term on the Skagit Valley College Board of Trustees. Mr. Skinner’s law practice consists primarily of those cases involving civil litigation, business and real estate issues, entity formation, estate administration, and trial work in all areas in which he practices. In addition to Civil Litigation, Mr. Skinner is a passionate criminal defense lawyer representing persons charged with serious felonies of any nature. Education: B.A. in both Economics and Political Science, Pacific Lutheran University, 1976. Law degree (J.D.) from Willamette University College of Law, 1979. Bar Admissions: U.S. Supreme Court; Washington and U.S. District Courts; Western District of Washington.

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    DUI & DWI
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Felony
  • General Civil
  • Military Divorce
  • Free Consultation
    Free consultations for criminal and estate planning matters.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, MasterCard, and Discover.
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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U.S. Supreme Court
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  • English
Professional Experience
President / Attorney
Law Offices of Christon C. Skinner, P.S.
- Current
Zylstra, Beeksma, Waller & Skinner
Willamette University College of Law
J.D. (1979) | Law Degree
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Pacific University
B.A. (1976) | Economics and Polotical Science
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Professional Associations
Skagit Valley College Board of Trustees
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Activities: 4 year term
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Washington State Bar  # 9515
- Current
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Oak Harbor Rotary
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Oak Harbor Area Council of the U.S. Navy League
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Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
791 SE Barrington Drive
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
Telephone: (360) 679-1240
Fax: (360) 679-9131
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