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Matthew Allen Skillern

Matthew Allen Skillern

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Family

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. Family: 50%
  2. Divorce & Separation: 50%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

28 total 

  • Robert Reid McInvale

    I endorse this lawyer, Matt Skillern, very strongly.I have had a number of cases on the opposite side of Matthew Skillern. In each case he managed to do what lawyers usually cannot: fight hard for his client while acting as a professional and a gentleman. Most recently, we ended up settling the case after a contentious court hearing wherein Matt fought hard and effectively for his client. I know Matt fights for his clients. I heartily recommend Matt as a family law attorney.


    Robert McInvale Child Custody Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Philip Douglas Cave

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Philip Cave Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Skillern Law PLLC

701 N. Post Oak
Suite 207
Houston, TX, 77024



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200308/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarTexas Super Lawyers Magazine2011
Rising StarTexas Super Lawyers2010
Smith County Outstanding Pro Bono AwardSmith County Bar Association2004
Langdell ScholarN/A2003
Dean's ListN/A2002
South Texas Merit ScholarshipN/A2002

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerMidence & Skillern, PLLC2010 - Present
N/ACollins & Skillern2005 - 2006
Of CounselLaw Office of Grant M. Scheiner, P.C.2005 - 2010
N/ASmith County District Attorney2003 - 2004


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Fort Bend County Bar AssociationMember2005 - 2007
Houston Young Lawyers AssociationCommittee Chair2005 - 2007
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2004 - 2007
Smith County Bar AssociationMember2003 - 2005
South Texas Law ReviewAssistant Managing Editor2002 - 2003

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Driving While IntoxicatedNot Guilty

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
South Texas College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Baylor UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2000

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Top Gun DWIOpening Statement2007
Advanced Trial SeriesCourse Director2007
Smith County Family Lawyer's AssociationYou just won custody and now your child in in juvenile lockup2005