Talented Staff Of Legal Professionals

Skinner & Associates

Skinner & Associates employs an educated, talented staff of legal professionals who work with our lead attorneys. They include a paralegal, law clerk, legal assistant, secretary, accountant, and receptionists who all work diligently to keep our law firm running smoothly and our clients comfortable.

Jessica Skinner
Office Manager

Jessica Skinner

Jessica started working as a Legal Assistant for Skinner & Associates at the beginning of 2014. She is currently a student at Columbus State Community College, pursuing her Associate of Science degree, and plans to transfer to a branch of The Ohio State University to finish her 4 year degree.

  • Notary Public for the State of Ohio

Jody Deeds

Jody started working as a Paralegal for Skinner & Associates in December of 2016. In 2011, Jody graduated with honors from Columbus State Community College, earning an Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies. Her papers on Equal Employment Opportunity, and First Amendment Rights, were recognized and selected for use in the American Bar Association's audit and accreditation review of college's paralegal studies program.

Prior to Skinner & Associates she worked as a paralegal assisting in creditor's rights and foreclosure, personal injury, probate, and bankruptcy matters. She also holds an Ohio real estate license and has experience in landlord, tenant, probate, estate, and divorce real estate matters.

Since joining the team at Skinner & Associates, Jody has worked primarily in the area of family law. She assists in preparing and managing cases, from drafting court documents to conducting legal research.

She is a Notary Public for the State of Ohio, an associate member of the Columbus and Ohio Bar Associations, and a member of the Paralegal Association of Central Ohio.

  • A.A.S, Paralegal Studies
  • Ohio Real Estate License
  • Notary Public for the State of Ohio