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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 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Joel. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Nick Balberman

    I have known Joel professionally and personally for over 25 years. I can say with full confidence that Joel is honest, brilliant and dependable. I would hire him myself if I needed an attorney. You can't go wrong.


    Nick Balberman General Practice Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

615 Griswold St Ste 1116
Detroit, MI, 48226



MIActive And In Good Standing198508/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

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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