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Stephen Skinner

Stephen Skinner

  • Personal Injury, Insurance Claims, Consumer Law ...
  • District of Columbia, Maryland, New York, West Virginia
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Mr. Skinner has handled catastrophic injury, consumer, and products liability suits across the country. He is admitted to the bars of West Virginia, Maryland, New York, the District of Columbia, the United States Supreme Court, the United States District Courts for the Southern District of New York, the Northern & Southern Districts of West Virginia, and the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.

He began his legal career by working with his father, John Skinner, in Charles Town from 1994 until 1999. He then moved to New York City where he represented aviation disaster and other catastrophically injured victims, including victims of the September 11th terrorist attacks. He traveled extensively with his New York firm before returning to West Virginia in 2004 to rejoin his father and his brother.

Stephen Skinner was born and raised in Charles Town, West Virginia. He graduated from Jefferson High School in 1986, West Virginia Wesleyan College in 1990 (Honors Program) and the West Virginia University College of Law in 1994. During high school, he attended Mountaineer Boys State and the West Virginia Governorâs Honors Academy. During college, he studied abroad at Wroxton College in the United Kingdom before returning to West Virginia Wesleyan and becoming the Student Government President. Before law school, he spent a year out traveling and working, including in London where he worked for the Performing Right Society.

Practice Areas
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Insurance Claims
    Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
    Consumer Law
    Class Action, Lemon Law
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
    Products Liability
    Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
    Medical Malpractice
    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
    Nursing Home Abuse
Video Conferencing
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  • WhatsApp
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
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New York
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West Virginia
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U.S. Supreme Court
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Skinner Law Firm
Nichols & Skinner, LC
Nichols & Skinner, LC
West Virginia University
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West Virginia Wesleyan College
B.A. | English
Honors: Graduated with an honors degree.
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Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney
Super Lawyers
Stanley E. Preiser Member of the Year Award
West Virginia Association for Justice
Stephen Skinner received the 2014 West Virginia Association for Justice, Stanley E. Preiser, Member of the Year Award. As a trial lawyer, Stanley Preiser was both a state and national leader. He sought to ensure that every citizen has a voice in our courtrooms that is equal to the most powerful corporate and political interests. Stephen is honored to receive this award, and looks forward to continuing the good fight to insure consumers, workers, and small businesses have access to justice.
Professional Associations
American Association for Justice
Leaders Forum
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Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C.
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Public Justice
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National Crime Victim Bar Association
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Brain Injury Association of West Virginia
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Articles & Publications
State Attorney General Creates Dilemma
The Observer
Speaking Engagements
Stephen Skinner, Esq. – Essential Marketing for Solos and Small Firms, Solo & Small Firm Technology Seminar, Video Conference
West Virginia State Bar
Helping other solo and small firm lawyers stay current and keep up to date on Google My Business, Mobile friendly websites, Search Engine Optimization, and Social Media.
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Skinner Law Firm Charles Town
115 E Washington St
Charles Town, WV 25414
Telephone: (304) 725-7029
Skinner Law Firm Martinsburg Branch
261 Aikens Center
Ste 302
Martinsburg, WV 25404
Telephone: (304) 725-7029
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