Experienced And Dedicated Attorneys

Skinner & Associates employs experienced and dedicated attorneys that will fight valiantly for your rights throughout your case. We take a personalized approach to each client's situation and present every available option for you. We help you make educated decisions while taking the stress and worry out of your case proceedings.

Daniel J. Skinner
Attorney at Law

Daniel Skinner

Dan J. Skinner, founder and owner of Skinner & Associates, LLC, represents individuals and businesses in general areas of law.

Dan worked as a clerk and interim bailiff for the Honorable Judge Gregory Singer at the Montgomery County Common Pleas Court, and as an extern for the Honorable Justice Evelyn Lundberg Stratton at the Ohio Supreme Court. He also worked as a paralegal and office manager at a general practice law firm for almost 10 years before law school.

During law school, Dan served his fellow classmates as the President of his class, and as the Executive President of the Student Bar Association. He served his fellow citizens as a City Councilman in Reynoldsburg, Ohio, January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2017.

This winter, Dan will marry the love of his life, Melissa. Dan and Melissa have a poodle named Sophie, and attend Lifepoint Church in Lewis Center. Dan is also the oldest of eleven children. He enjoys spending time with Melissa, spending time with his family and friends, serving people, and watching and playing sports.

Education

Paralegal Certificate, Oakbrook College of Law (2001)
B.B.A., Mount Vernon Nazarene University (2007)
J.D., University of Dayton (2011)

Bar Admissions

State of Ohio
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia (Pro Hac Vice)
U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

Memberships

Ohio State Bar Association
Dayton Bar Association
Columbus Bar Association

Completion of 16 hours of mediation training by Community Mediation Services of Central Ohio


Tyler D. Cope
Attorney at Law

Tyler D. Cope

Tyler D. Cope, associate attorney at Skinner & Associates, LLC, represents individuals and businesses in general areas of law.

During law school, Tyler was a summer associate at Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. where he worked in the Housing and Community Economic Development Practice Group.

Tyler is married to the love of his life, Meghan. Tyler and Meghan have a two-year old daughter named Evelyn. Tyler is the oldest of three children. He enjoys spending time with Meghan and Evelyn, friends, extended family, reading, and watching sports.

Education

B.A., Otterbein University (2011)
J.D., University of Dayton School of Law (2017)

Bar Admissions

State of Ohio

Memberships

Ohio State Bar Association
Columbus Bar Association


Stacey Gilbert
Attorney at Law

Stacey Gilbert

Stacey Gilbert, Associate Attorney at Skinner & Associates, LLC, is a Certified Specialist in Family Relations Law through the Ohio State Bar Association and primarily works in family law.

Stacey worked as a Staff Attorney to the Honorable Judge David Fais of the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas, General Division, as well as the first Staff Attorney for the Honorable Judge Elizabeth Gill of the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas, Division of Domestic Relations and Juvenile Branch. Stacey has also work independently and for other firms since becoming an Attorney in 2001. In 2012, Stacey became a Certified Specialist in Family Relations Law through the Ohio State Bar Association.

While obtaining her education, Stacey was able to travel abroad through Europe. She was also a member of her school's mock trial team, Phi Alpha Delta Prelaw Fraternity, and Amnesty International. Stacey also received the honors of summa cum laude for her bachelor's, as well as magna cum laude and the Dean's Special Award for her law degree.

Stacey has two children who she loves dearly. They are active members in their Church. Stacey enjoys spending time with family and friends, meditating on God's Word, running, kickboxing, spinning, and weightlifting, and has recently began lifestyle modeling. She has completed one full marathon and two half marathons.

Education

The Ohio State University College of Law, Columbus, Ohio, 2001, J.D.
University of Dayton, 1998, B.A.

Bar Admissions

State of Ohio
U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 2002

Specialties and Certifications

Ohio State Bar Association Certified Specialist in Family Relations Law
Columbus Bar Association


Melissa Greenwald
Attorney at Law

Melissa Greenwald, Attorney at Law

Melisssa's bio is coming in the future






Joe Trammell
Attorney at Law

Joe Trammell, Attorney at Law

Joe began working as a law clerk for Skinner & Associates in October 2018, and transitioned to an attorney role after being sworn in in December 2020. He represents individuals and businesses in general areas of law.

During law school, Joe had a broad range of work experience in firm, court, and in-house settings. He was active in Christian Legal Society, including being part of the inaugural 2018 CLS Law School Fellows class, and led a community group through Cru for graduate and professional students.

Joe particularly enjoys spending time with people and invests his time in ministries and mission work both in the United States and abroad, wanting to see the people around him grow closer to God. He also enjoys reading, writing, hiking, playing music, baking, and playing and watching sports.

Education

B.S. in Sports Business, Northern Kentucky University (2017)
J.D., The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law (2020)

Bar Admissions

State of Ohio

Memberships

Ohio State Bar Association
Cincinnati Bar Association
Christian Legal Society