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Jennifer Bunker Skerston

Jennifer Bunker Skerston

 
  • Family Law, Divorce, Estate Planning...
  • Illinois
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Lawyer Rating and Reviews
Legal Knowledge
3.0/5.0
Legal Analysis
5.0/5.0
Communication Skills
4.0/5.0
Ethics and Professionalism
5.0/5.0
James Reilly
Reviewed by James Reilly March 5, 2020
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
She is rated one of Illinois rising stars in the field of family law. She has positions in the Illinois state bar association trust and estate section showing her expertise in that area.
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Q. How do you know this lawyer?
  • Current or Former Co-Worker/Colleague

Hired as an associate in 2017 after a stint as a clerk for 3rd District Appellate Justice Robert Carter

Q. In the cases you were involved in with this attorney, which of the following apply?
  • Same Client

Two very complicated divorce cases.

Q. When did you work with this lawyer?
2017-present
Q. Was this lawyer an effective advocate/counselor and why?
Yes

Exceptional research skills and attention to detail. Has the ability to analyze complex issues and present them clearly.

Q. Please rate this lawyer on the following:

Legal Knowledge: Good

As a younger attorneys she already has a very large repertoire of a variety of cases. Areas of the loss that she does not know she has the ability to research and network with other attorneys to achieve good results.

Legal Analysis: Excellent

This goes hand-in-hand with her excellent ability to research.

Communication Skills: Very Good

I have observed her communicating with judges fellow attorneys and clients. She does so clearly and concisely without excessive “legalese”.

Ethics and Professionalism: Excellent

She addresses the possibility of legal conflicts quickly and correctly.

Q. For which practice area(s) would you recommend this lawyer?
Family law And Estate Planning
Q. Which of the following skills does this lawyer possess?
  • Appeals
  • Client Relations
  • Document Review
  • Drafting
  • Legal Research
  • Legal Writing
  • Litigation
  • Negotiation
  • Oral Argument
  • Problem Solving
  • Pro Bono and Community Services
  • Use of Technology
Q. I would recommend this lawyer to my family and friends
Yes