Michael J. Skinner

Michael J. Skinner

West Chester, PA Criminal Defense Attorney
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Immigration Law ...
  • Pennsylvania
Claimed Lawyer Profile

As a former Assistant District Attorney, Michael J. Skinner has gained an additional perspective into the criminal justice field. He has prosecuted thousands of criminal cases, including hundreds of DUI (Driving under the Influence) cases in Chester County. Michael now uses this knowledge to defend men, women, and youth who have been charged with criminal offenses in Chester County, Lancaster County, Delaware County, and Montgomery County.

With a law office in West Chester, PA, Michael uses the Skinner Law Firm to represent local residents, out-of-state visitors, international guests, and students. He focuses exclusively on criminal citations, misdemeanors, and felony offenses. This includes DUI charges, marijuana charges, domestic violence charges, shoplifting charges, and assault charges. He also provides legal representation for individuals facing extradition to or from Pennsylvania, bench warrants, or who wish to pursue criminal records sealing.

Michael Skinner is a native Pennsylvanian. He spent his childhood in Delaware County before moving to attend college at West Chester College of Pennsylvania. After developing a passion for law and society, Michael went on to attend Widener University College of Law. While in law school Michael interned for a prestigious criminal defense firm in West Chester, the Delaware Civil Clinic, and the Chester County District Attorney's Office. Michael graduated cum laude with a Doctor of Jurisprudence in 2007.

Today, Michael continues his work as a West Chester criminal defense attorney. He makes every effort to help clients understand the charges they face as well as potential paths to take. By truly listening to his clients' situations, he is able to catch little details that other lawyers may miss and form close connections with individuals in need.

If you are facing criminal charges in West Chester or anywhere in Southern Pennsylvania, speak with Michael Skinner. To begin discussing your legal options, contact Skinner Law Firm today.

Widener University
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West Chester University of Pennsylvania
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Professional Experience
Founder, Criminal Defense Attorney
Skinner Law Firm, LLC
Assistant District Attorney
Chester County District Attorney's Office
Professional Associations
Pennsylvania State Bar
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American Bar Association
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Chester County Bar Association
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Immigration Law
Asylum, Citizenship, Deportation Defense, Family Visas, Green Cards, Immigration Appeals, Investment Visas, Marriage & Fiancé(e) Visas, Student Visas, Visitor Visas, Work Visas
Juvenile Law
Traffic Tickets
Suspended License
Cannabis & Marijuana Law
Marijuana Business Formation, Medical Marijuana
Additional Practice Areas
  • Violation of Probation/Parole
  • Drug Offenses
  • Expungement
  • Criminal Defense
Websites & Blogs
Fight Your Charges with a Criminal Defense Attorney in West Chester, PA
Contact & Map
Skinner Law Firm, LLC
15 West Gay Street, 1st Floor
West Chester, PA 19380
Telephone: (610) 436-1410
Skinner Law Firm, LLC
200 W. Baltimore Avenue
2nd Floor
Media, PA 19063
Telephone: (610) 565-3320
Fax: (267) 388-3477