Margrett A. Skinner has been an attorney since 1987 and has practiced in the area of divorce, custody, legitimation, bankruptcy, and personal injury since that time. Margrett was originally born in Georgia but moved to Chicago as a child and attended college and law school there and transferred to Emory to be near her family. She practiced in Atlanta for 11 years and moved to Macon in 1997 and now wishes to relocate to the Carrollton area and work in her Newnan office with Laura L. Thompson. Margrett Skinner primarily specials in custody and divorce cases. Her firm currently takes cases involving personal injury actions, automobile accidents, legitimation, child custody, modifications of child support and child custody, divorces (including military divorces), adoptions, along with bankruptcy cases.
Licensed since 1987
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|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||1987||07/06/2015|
This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.
This means the attorney did something wrong, but the Bar did not suspend the lawyer. Typically in this case the lawyer's poor behavior is exposed to the public in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior.
Margrett’s comment: “Incident happened in 2010 when both of my parents had cancer and I had colon surgery - dispute with client that blackballed me on web and I retaliated and mentioned her full name. The client after”
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Outstanding Public Service Award||State Bar of Georgia||2012|
|Outstanding Public Service Award||State Bar of Georgia||2011|
|Outstanding Public Service Award||State Bar of Georgia||2010|
|Outstanding Public Service Award||State Bar of Georgia||2009|
|Outstanding Public Service Award||State Bar of Georgia||2008|
|Attorney||Margrett A. Skinner||1987 - Present|
|Clerk||Stokes Lazarus & Carmichael, LLP||1986 - 1987|
|Clerk||Jenner & Block||1969 - 1983|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Macon Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|State Bar of Georgia||Admitted to Practice||1987 - Present|
|Bell vs.City of Forsyth, 258 Ga. App. 331 (2002)||This case changed statute of limitations on when a person can sue.|
|Sheppard vs. McCraney, et al., 730 S.E. 2nd 721 (2012)||The trial judge had said that the paternal grandparent did not have rights to visit the grandchild when the maternal grandparents had guardianship. The Appellate Court said he did have rights.|
|Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of Technology||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1986|
|DePaul University||Psychology||BS - Bachelor of Science||1982|