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Joel B. Sklar

Joel B. Sklar

Practice areas:

Civil Rights, Employment & Labor, Personal Injury

About Me

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1985

  1. Employment & Labor: 40%
  2. Civil Rights: 40%
  3. Personal Injury: 20%

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

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    I endorse this lawyer. Joel is one of the more respected attorneys in metro Detroit for matters involving people who have been injured/wronged. A very skilled lawyer, he is also a very ethical, pleasant guy to work with. A credit to our profession.


    James Acho Employment & Labor Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Michael A. Rataj

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Sklar is a talented and skilled lawyer who carries out his duties with professionalism, integrity and honor. Mr. Sklar is a good and decent man who is always quick to help out another attorney and lend his time and expertise. I am proud to know Mr. Sklar and I cherish his friendship. I can think of very few lawyers that I respect as much as Mr. Sklar. He definitely deserves the highest rating available.


    Michael Rataj Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

615 Griswold St Ste 1116
Detroit, MI, 48226


MIActive And In Good Standing198503/27/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2015
Nation's Top One PercentNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
CV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
Law ReviewWashington University in St. Louis School of Law1985

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Sole ProprietorLaw Offices of Joel B. Sklar1988 - Present

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Michigan State Bar Employment and Labor CommitteeMember2006 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Pucci v SomersVerdict for Plaintiff. Judgment now at apprx. $1.2mm
Behm v OdysseyVerdict of $450,000 for Plaintiff.
Balogh vs Churchill Square Apts1.25 million verdict for Plaintiff

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Publication NameTitleDate
Lawyers Weekly"Facing the Judge"-Feature2011

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Michigan School of Professional PsychologyHumanistic and Clinical PsychologyMA - Masters1989
Washington University in St. Louis School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
University of Michigan, Ann ArborN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1981