Mark A. Skibiel

Mark A. Skibiel

Attorney
Location:
Jonesboro, Georgia
Phone:
770-872-4329
877-874-6650
478-285-9870
Fax:
770-968-3554
Email:

The law office of Mark A. Skibiel provides legal representation to people injured on the job and injured in motor vehicle collisions. Mark A. Skibiel began his legal career in 1991. During the first year of his practice, Mark worked for a law firm in Macon, Georgia, where he represented insurance companies in workers’ compensation and motor vehicle collision claims.

Mark A. Skibiel grew up in a family of blue collar workers. After a year of working for insurance companies, Mark realized his calling was to represent the victims of work accidents and auto collisions and not the insurance companies. Mark has first hand knowledge of the devastating affects that a work accident or a motor vehicle collision can have on you and your family. Mark's father was injured on the job several times during his career as an iron worker. Two of Mark's brothers had career ending work accidents involving knee and neck injuries.

Since 1992 Mark A. Skibiel has successfully represented thousands of clients against insurance companies in work and auto collision claims. Mark A. Skibiel has handled all types of injury claims from death and catastrophic to minor injuries.

Mark and his staff understand that the laws that apply to injury claims are complex. From our first meeting, we educate our clients about their rights as well as their responsibilities.

Mark and his staff approach each claim by putting themselves in the "shoes" of their clients they represent. We understand the importance of obtaining prompt quality medical care for our clients and ensuring the timely delivery income benefits as well as recovering the best settlement possible.

Mark A. Skibiel has been practicing law since 1991. He resides with his wife and their 6 children in Brooks, Georgia.

Areas of Practice

  • Workers' Compensation Law
  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia, 1991

Education

  • Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, Macon, Georgia
    • J.D cum laude - 1991
    • Law Review: Mercer University Law Review, Member
  • Lock Haven University, PA
    • B.S - 1985
    • Major: Secondary Education

Classes/Seminars

  • Speaker, State Board of Workers' Compensation Regional Seminar: Case Law Update, 2014
  • Speaker, Workers' Compensation Institute: Idiopathic Injuries, 2014
  • Speaker, "Workers' Compensation For the General Practitioner", Clayton County Bar Association Seminar, 2013
  • Speaker, "Workers' Compensation Law", Fayette County Bar Association Seminar, 2013
  • Speaker, "Handling a Workers' Compensation Case", Fayette County Bar Association Seminar, 2009
  • Speaker, "Workers' Compensation Claims", State Bar of Georgia , 2001
  • Speaker, "Workers' Compensation Claims", Spalding County Radio Program, 1998

Honors and Awards

  • President's Award - Clayton County Bar Association, 2013

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Personal Injury Section, 2002 - Present
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Workers' Compensation Section, 2002 - Present
  • Fayette County Bar Association
  • Win Pac, Board Member
  • State Bar of Georgia, Workers' Compensation Section, Member
  • Clayton County Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Chambless, Higdon & Carson, Associate , 1991 - 1992
  • South Fulton Board of Education , Teacher, 1985 - 1988

Pro Bono Activities

  • Adult Choir, St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church, 1996 - 2002
  • Building Committee, St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church, 2002
  • Pastoral Council, St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church, 2001
  • Assistant Den Leader, Cub Scout Troop l 18, 2003 - 2005
  • Brooks Area Recreation, Baseball Coach, 2005 - Present
  • Brooks Area Recreation, Committee Member, 2008 - Present
  • Boy Scouts of America Troop 76, Committee Member, 2006 - 2007
  • Boy Scouts of America Troop 76, Committee Chair, 2008 - Present
  • Boy Scouts of America Troop 76, Treasurer, 2008 - Present
  • Career Day Participant - Whitewater Middle School - 2007, 2010, 2013

Languages

  • English (Primary)