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A H Skola Law Offices

525 Escondido Blvd.
Suite 102
Escondido, CA, 92025

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Litigation: 40%
    36 years, 300 cases
  2. Business: 25%
    36 years, 200 cases
  3. Employment: 24%
    37 years, 25 cases
  4. Real Estate: 5%
    36 years
  5. Other: 6%
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  • Douglas Patrick Flaherty

    Mr. Skola is a skilled and knowledgeable litigator, but also handled a vigorous dispute with professionalism and class that many lawyers unfortunately lack. I respect the excellent job he did for his client.

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    Douglas Flaherty Construction and development Attorney
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  • Michael Charles Doland

    Mr. Skola and I are in similar fields and so I am in a good position to evaluate his Avvo postings. There are consistently accurate, analytic and customized to the needs of the Avvo askers. These are the exact qualities that any prospective client would want when looking for an attorney. It is now 2016 and I feel compelled to update my endorsement. The answer of Mr. Skola I just reviewed stands out as one of the most comprehensive and customized answers I have ever seen on Avvo.

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    Michael Doland Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NVActive199702/23/2013
CAActive198305/23/2016
NYCurrently registered 197903/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent RatingMartindale-Hubbell2016
Legal Leaders 2015 Top Rated Lawyers-LitigationALM Publications2015
2015 Top Lawyers in San DiegoSan Diego Magazine2015
2014 Top LawyersSan Diego Magazine2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerA H Skola Law Offices2001 - 2016
PartnerSkola, Larson & Winton1999 - 2000
PresidentMitchell & Skola1993 - 1998
PartnerLaRocque, Wilson, Mitchell & Skola1989 - 1993
AssociateAguire & Eckman1984 - 1988
Special Assistant District AttorneyDistrict Attorney for New York County1981 - 1983
Program AttorneyPractising Law Institute1981 - 1983
AssociateAssociate at Hale, Grant, Meyerson, O'Brien & McCormick1979 - 1981
Extern Law ClerkCal. Court of Appeals 1st District1978 - 1978
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Nevada State BarMember1997 - Present
California State BarMember1983 - Present
New York State BarMember1979 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Zamora v. Roof Removal, Inc.Settlement for Plaintiffs
J.R. Custom Cabinets v. Jack Barcelo Insurance.Arbitration award for plaintiffs and settlements for plaintiffs
Gordon & Rees, LLP v. Liberty Leisure,Associates, IncSettlement for Plaintiff at reduction of claim
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
FindlawBREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO; What You Need to Know About Business Dissolutions Before You Organize Your Business2012
FindlawAn Overview of Californial LLC and LLP BusinessEntity Types2012
Findlaw"Green Buildings" May Increase Risk of Defective Materials2012
Construction ZonePaper Protection2000
Constructipon ZoneIsolating Business Risks2000
Construction ZoneBuilders and Contractor's Insurance1999
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Diego School of LawBusiness and Tax LawOther - Masters2001
University of San DiegoTax LawTax Diploma1989
Hastings College of AdvocacyLitigationCertificate1982
University of California, Hastings College of the LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
Fordham UniversityPhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1975
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Brawley Rotary ClubHow I Stoped Worrying and Learned to Love the IRS2007
Association Special MeetingHomeowner Association Responsibilities for Construction Defects1989