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Matthew Allen Skillern

Matthew Allen Skillern

Board Certified Divorce and Family Law Attorney with 17+ years experience
  • Divorce, Family Law
  • Texas
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Biography

Matthew A. Skillern is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in divorce and family law. With 17+ years of experience, he is the founder and managing attorney at Skillern Firm PLLC. Matthew is a strong and skilled family law attorney known for his success at trial . He enjoys highly contested divorce and child custody cases where his skills in strategy and effective performance in the courtroom set him apart.

Matthew believes being an effective advocate requires aggressiveness tempered with reason, logic, and compassion. Recognizing that every client and case is different, Matthew advocates the use of negotiation and mediation to resolve marital and family disputes. However, when a matter cannot be resolved through negotiation or mediation, Matthew is unafraid to take the matter to trial.

Skillern Firm is a divorce and family law firm located in Houston, Texas, serving Harris and its surrounding counties. Skillern Firm is a full service family law firm for all family law related issues and cases, specializing in complex property division divorce cases and contested custody cases.

Matthew and his team at Skillern Firm, treat their clients like family.

Education
South Texas College Of Law
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
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Baylor University
B.A. (2000) | Political Science
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Honors: Dean List
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Tyler Junior College
Associates Degree (1998)
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Activities: TJC Apache Football Team
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Professional Experience
Managing Attorney
The Skillern Firm
- Current
Partner
Midence & Skillern, PLLC
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Of Counsel
Law Office of Grant M. Scheiner, P.C.
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Partner
Collins & Skillern
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Attorney
Smith County District Attorney
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Speaking Engagements
“A Tale of Two Lawyers: Where Family and Criminal Law Intersects”, Houston
Houston Bar Association
Smith County Family Lawyer's Association
Opening Statement, Top Gun DWI
Certifications
Family Law
Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Awards
Texas Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Voted Texas Super Lawyer multiple years
5 Stars
AVVO
10.0 Superb Rating
AVVO
Board Certification
Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Board Certified in Texas by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Family Law
Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Top Attorneys in Texas
Texas Monthly
Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Rising Star
Superlawyers
Houston's Top Lawyers
H Texas
Client's Choice Award
AVVO
Professional Associations
Houston Bar Association
Current
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Fort Bend County Bar Association
Current
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State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section
Current
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Texas State Bar  # 24041926
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
    Divorce
    Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Modifications
  • Enforcements
  • Property and Asset Division
  • Premarital and Post Marital Agreements
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Blog
Blog
Skillern Firm
Contact & Map
Skillern Firm
701 N. Post Oak Road, Suite 600
Houston, TX 77024
Telephone: (713) 229-8855
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Skillern Law is a Houston, Texas family law and divorce law firm
Skillern Firm
1600 Highway 6
Suite 300
Sugarland, TX 77478
Telephone: (713) 229-8855
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed