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Kristin Lauren Skalos

Family Attorney at Cranberry Township, PA

5.0   1 review

also known as Kristin L. Skalos

  • Licensed for 9 years
    State PA
    Acquired 2014
    Active No misconduct found

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About Kristin

Learn Kristin’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Child custody
    Your child is the most important thing in your world. A Cordell & Cordell family attorney will fight to maximize your role in your children’s lives.

  2. Child support
    Traditionally, something the parent with less custody would pay to the other parent. A Cordell & Cordell attorney will work to preserve your financial interests and the interests of your children.

  3. Divorce and separation
    Whether you are facing a contested divorce or uncontested divorce our family law attorneys will work with you to outline your divorce goals and prepare you for your case.

  4. Family
    Cordell & Cordell exclusively practices family law with a focus on men’s divorce, child custody, paternity, and modifications. Our divorce attorneys focus on family law, allowing them to have a deeper understanding of the family court system.

Cranberry Township divorce attorney Kristin L. Skalos always has been drawn to helping others and through her prior experience in the field of social work found that people often were facing very difficult legal issues and were in a vulnerable place with nowhere to turn.

She initially pursued the practice of family law as it seemed to blend her love of the practice of social work, the practice of law, and her desire to help others through difficult times.

“My goal in practice is to help individuals through what is one of the most difficult times in their lives and get them through to the other side, while protecting their interests and advocating for them when they are unable to do so for themselves,” Ms. Skalos said.

Ms. Skalos possesses the ability to communicate emotionally charged issues and confusing legal concepts in a way that clients can understand and puts them at ease.

“I also believe my ability to aggressively advocate when necessary and productive, while also maintaining the ability to negotiate amicably is something I strive to do continuously in my practice,” she said.

As an attorney, Ms. Skalos’ goal is to be honest and communicate clearly with clients at the outset of their case, and throughout the process.

“That way we can manage expectations and ensure the client and I are on the same strategic page in terms of how to move their case forward,” she said. “I would tell my clients that my style is more aggressive in advocacy.”

Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, Ms. Skalos practiced family law, juvenile dependency, estate planning and administration, and guardianships.


Cordell & Cordell
800 Cranberry Woods Drive, Suite 115
Cranberry Township, PA, 16066

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Posted by anonymous | April 14, 2015
Would recommend to others
Listened to me and fought for my side even though my ex tried to get out of support. She cared what happened and if I'd be happy with the end result.


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Work Experience

  • Litigation Attorney
  • Cordell & Cordell
  • 2017 - Present


  • Hamline University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2013
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • MA - Masters
  • 2007
  • Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2006


  • Matrimonial Inns of Court
  • Member
  • 2016 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Family Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Butler County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Butler County Young Lawyers' Division
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
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Honors and Awards

  • CALI Award - Animal Law
  • CALI Award
  • 2012
  • Social Work Excellence Award
  • University of Pittsburgh School
  • 2007

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Cranberry Township Family Lawyer Kristin Lauren Skalos
Kristin Lauren Skalos
Family Attorney
Cranberry Township, PA
Licensed for 9 years