History

115 E Washington St Charles Town, WV 25414In 1969, John C. Skinner, Jr. and F. Dean Nichols founded the law firm of Nichols & Skinner. Prior to joining his mentor and friend, John served as Prosecuting Attorney of Jefferson County. Mr. Nichols retired in January of 1981. John retired spring 2015.

Stephen Skinner returned to the firm after working five years for a plaintiff’s firm in New York City, and Andrew Skinner left the Chicago Office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, to join with their father. It was renamed Skinner Law Firm. In 2008, Laura Davis joined the firm, bringing her years of experience with bad faith insurance claims and complex litigation.

Since its establishment over 45 years ago, Skinner Law Firm has been committed to serving its clients, and the people who live, work, or visit in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia.  Skinner Law Firm represents those who have been harmed by someone else’s wrongdoing. Our civil litigation attorneys help individuals and families who have been physically and/or financially injured by the wrongful conduct of another person, corporation, or government entity.

Skinner Law Firm works to protect our community by enforcing the rules that keep us safe in our homes, on our roads, and at our workplaces. Our attorneys work helps ensure that people, companies, and governments are encouraged to make the right choices by following safety rules and that they are held responsible when choosing to ignore these important rules.

While our office is located in Charles Town, WV, we represent clients who have been injured in the Eastern Panhandle and across West Virginia. Skinner Law Firm is dedicated to helping people with injuries, wrongful death, insurance issues, and consumer fraud.