|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2003||07/28/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rising Star||Texas Super Lawyers Magazine||2011|
|Rising Star||Texas Super Lawyers||2010|
|Smith County Outstanding Pro Bono Award||Smith County Bar Association||2004|
|South Texas Merit Scholarship||N/A||2002|
|Partner||Midence & Skillern, PLLC||2010 - Present|
|Partner||Collins & Skillern||2005 - 2006|
|Of Counsel||Law Office of Grant M. Scheiner, P.C.||2005 - 2010|
|Attorney||Smith County District Attorney||2003 - 2004|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Fort Bend County Bar Association||Member||2005 - 2007|
|Houston Young Lawyers Association||Committee Chair||2005 - 2007|
|Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association||Member||2004 - 2007|
|Smith County Bar Association||Member||2003 - 2005|
|South Texas Law Review||Assistant Managing Editor||2002 - 2003|
|Driving While Intoxicated||Not Guilty|
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|South Texas College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2003|
|Baylor University||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2000|
|Top Gun DWI||Opening Statement||2007|
|Advanced Trial Series||Course Director||2007|
|Smith County Family Lawyer's Association||You just won custody and now your child in in juvenile lockup||2005|
Posted by Kyle
There are no words to describe how great of a lawyer and person Matt is. He truely cares about his clients and their families. If you are in the unfortunate position where you need a family attorney, hire Matt.
Posted by Crystal
I hired Caitlin for a modification case. Caitlin was very knowledgeable and honest. She was bold and helped me thru the process, she explained everything so I was never lost. I'm so glad I hired her she made sure the results came out the way she said they would. If I needed to I would hire her again!
Posted by anonymous
For my divorce proceedings, I retained the services of a high powered “River Oaks” attorney off San Felipe/Mid Ln. Soon into my case I found out all that mattered was how much billable I was. After their lackluster performance at my temporary order hearing, I sought new counsel. Because of the complexity of my case I interviewed 4 different attorneys resulting in the selection of Skillern Law. Upon meeting Matt, I knew I had landed at the right place. Matt immediately puts you at ease and lets you know he’s your empathizing advocate. Within a couple of hours he had a good grasp of my case and off to the battlefield we were. Mine was a contentious case filled with allegations and false lies crossing international boundaries involving eastern traditions and customs. Add to that an opposing counsel from a large firm with unlimited resources. I was delighted to observe; “it was not the size of the dog in the fight, but rather the size of the fight in the dog”. One by one Matt shut it down! He argued emphatically and with conviction. I set five conditions for victory and Matt fought to where I got four out of five. Needless to say Matt is backed by an astute and dedicated team, from the detail oriented David Medina to the articulate and forceful Tina Floridia to Tonya D. to Adrienne C… the list goes on – I was well represented. I highly recommend Skillern Law PLLC for they ARE a force to be reckoned with.
Robert McInvale, Child custody Attorney
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
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.