Skinner, Joseph A.
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Joseph A. Skinner
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Practice Areas:

  • Commercial Law and Litigation
  • Real Estate Law and Litigation
  • Contracts
  • Lender Services

Biography

Mr. Skinner graduated from the University of Utah in 2001 with a B.S. in Finance. In 2005, he earned his J.D. from Washington and Lee University School of Law. He has been a member of the Utah State Bar since 2005, and a member of the State Bar of Nevada since 2006. Before joining Scalley Reading, Mr. Skinner practiced law in Las Vegas, Nevada and Heber City, Utah. In addition to trial courts, he has appeared in both state and federal appellate courts. His areas of practice include commercial litigation, banking law, real estate law, and appeals.

Education

  • Washington and Lee University School of Law, Lexington, Virginia
    • Juris Doctor - 2005
  • University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
    • Bachelor of Science - 2001
    • Major: Finance
  • Ricks College, Rexburg, Idaho
    • Associate of Science - 2000
    • Major: Business Administration

Bar Admission

  • Utah, 2005
  • Nevada, 2006
  • U.S. District Court District of Utah, 2005
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 2011

Representative Cases

  • Heber Light & Power Co., v. Utah Pub. Serv. Comm'n, 2010 UT 27, 231 P.3d 1203, 2010, Utah 27
  • Hansen v. Bank of N.Y. Mellon, 2013 UT App 132, 303 P.3d 1025, 2013, Utah App132
  • Gildea v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., 2015 UT 11, 347 P.3d 385, 2015, Utah 11
  • In re Estate of Deeter, 2020 UT App 65, 2020 Utah App. LEXIS 68, 2020, Utah App 65

Professional Associations

  • Utah State Bar: Member of the Litigation and Real Estate Sections
  • State Bar of Nevada, Member