“My greatest experience as a lawyer has been the opportunity to protect other people’s rights. There is no better feeling than knowing you helped someone through a difficult point in their life.”

Steven E. Skinner graduated from Loyola University Chicago Law School, after completing his undergraduate degree from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.  At Southern Illinois University, Steven E. Skinner received a degree in Political Science with an English Literature minor.  After graduating law school he began working as a prosecuting attorney with the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office.

Attorney Steven E. Skinner, prosecuted child support matters, traffic, domestic battery, misdemeanors and felony cases.  After serving the public as an Assistant State’s Attorney and representing civil litigation clients at a prominent mid-sized law firm, Steven E. Skinner started a successful civil litigation, criminal defense, and commercial and residential real estate law practice.


Steven was named the “Young Attorney of the Year” by Loyola Law School alumni for his leadership while coaching the mock trial team that advanced to the national championship finals in 2004 and 2005.

Steven is a native of Chicago, Illinois and a 1990 graduate of Whitney M. Young Magnet High School.

Admission Details

  • 2001, Illinois

Law School Attended

  • Loyola University Chicago Law School, Class of 2001, J.D.

University Attended

  • Southern Illinois University, Class of 1995, B.A.

Associations & Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Will County Bar Association

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