About Skinner Law Firm

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Visit:  9am-5pm M-F or by appointment

115 E Washington St
Charles Town, WV 25414

Phone:  8am-12am (M-F), 9am-9pm (S-S)


Practice Areas

With over 50 years of combined experience, the attorneys of Skinner Law Firm focus on representing people, not insurance companies or big corporations. We are proud to bring our experiences from across the United States back home to West Virginia.

Personal Injury

Injury and Death
Casino and Racetrack Injuries
Crime Victims
DUI Victims
Motor Vehicle Injuries
Radon Exposure

Consumer Rights

Consumer Fraud
Illegal Debt Collection
Lemon Law and Car Sales Fraud
Zombie Debt Collection

Insurance Fraud and Bad Faith Insurance

Wills & Estate Planning

Types of Cases

If you’re an attorney looking to refer us a case, please see our Referring Attorneys page or contact us.


In 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. Andrew Skinner left the Chicago Office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. They both came back to join up with their father. It was renamed Skinner Law Firm. In 2008, Laura Davis joined 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. Whether our client lives in West Virginia or California, we focus on our clients’ individual needs. Skinner Law Firm represents those who have been harmed by someone else’s wrongdoing. Our civil litigation lawyers 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. The work our attorneys perform for our clients helps ensure that people and companies are encouraged to make good decisions and follow the rules.