Mark A. Skibiel

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Jonesboro, GA

Skibiel Law
 | 161 South McDonough Street, Jonesboro, GA 30236
Phone: 770-968-3445
Fax: 770-968-3554
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2021
Licensed Since: 1991
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (90%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
  • Free Consultation
Attorney Profile

Attorney Mark A. Skibiel is the founder and principal of Skibiel Law in Jonesboro, Georgia. A top-rated and award-winning trial lawyer with nearly 30 years of total legal experience, Mr. Skibiel provides unmatched counsel and support to clients throughout Clayton County and the surrounding areas of Atlanta who have legal needs involving any of the following:

  • Workers' compensation
  • Personal injury, plaintiff
  • Motor vehicle accidents, plaintiff

Early in his legal career, Mr. Skibiel worked as an insurance defense attorney representing the rights and interests of insurance providers and other stakeholders against workers' compensation and personal injury claims. As such, he has a wealth of knowledge and invaluable insight into the industry and the tactics insurance companies use to reduce or deny claims.

In addition, Mr. Skibiel has firsthand experience of how a work-related injury can cause serious financial problems for families, as his own father suffered several injuries on the job as an iron worker. Armed with this knowledge and experience, Mr. Skibiel fully understands the struggles his clients are facing, and he can devise the most effective strategy possible to help his plaintiff clients obtain the full amount of compensation they deserve. He has secured millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for those he has served.

Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Skibiel has earned consistent top rankings and endorsements from his peers, including the President's Award from the Clayton County Bar Association in 2013. He has also received Superb client ratings on Avvo as well as the site's Clients' Choice Award for Workers' Compensation.

A 1985 graduate of Lock Haven University with a degree in secondary education, Mr. Skibiel obtained his Juris Doctor cum laude from Mercer University's Walter F. George School of Law in 1991. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Middle and Northern Districts of Georgia.

A leader in his field, Mr. Skibiel has conducted numerous lectures and seminars across his region on topics related to workers' compensation, and he is an active member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association's Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation Sections as well as the Fayette County Bar Association and Clayton County Bar Association, and the State Bar of Georgia's Workers' Compensation Section.

 
Practice Areas
  • 90%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
  • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

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Super Lawyers: 2021

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About Mark Skibiel

Admitted: 1991, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://www.skibiellaw.com/attorney/mark-a-skibiel/

Honors/Awards:

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

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Clayton County Bar Association
  • State Bar of Georgia, Workers' Compensation Section, Member
  • Win Pac, Board Member
  • Fayette County Bar Association
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Workers' Compensation Section, 2002 to Present
  • Georgia, 1991
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Personal Injury Section, 2002 to Present
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 1991

Pro bono/Community Service:

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

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

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

Educational Background:

  • Lock Haven University, PA, B.S., Major: Secondary Education, 1985
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Office Location for Mark A. Skibiel

161 South McDonough Street
Jonesboro, GA 30236

Phone: 770-968-3445

Fax: 770-968-3554

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Last Updated: 10/20/2020

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