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Erica A. Skerl

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Elder Law Attorney in Middleburg Heights, OH

Phillips & Mille Co., L.P.A.
7530 Lucerne Drive, Suite 200
Middleburg Heights, OH 44130
Phone: 440-243-2800
Fax: 440-243-2852
Selected to Rising Stars: 2020 - 2021
Licensed in Ohio Since: 2007
Practice Areas: Elder Law, Estate Planning & Probate
Attorney Profile

Attorney Erica Ann Skerl is vice president and shareholder with Phillips & Mille Co., L.P.A., law firm, which has law offices in Middleburg Heights, Medina and Lakewood, Ohio. Certified as an elder law attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation, Ms. Skerl has 13 years of legal experience, and she provides invaluable counsel and support to clients throughout Cuyahoga, Medina and Lorain counties who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·       Elder law

·       Estate planning

·       Probate

·       Medicaid planning

A highly compassionate lawyer, Ms. Skerl has gained a reputation for explaining her clients' options and helping them make the best-informed decisions with the utmost care, respect and integrity. Over the course of her legal career, she has achieved considerable success assisting her clients with protecting themselves, their assets and their loves ones for the future while helping them to create solid, enforceable and comprehensive solutions that will serve them and their family members for years to come.

For her outstanding legal service and irreproachable professionalism, Ms. Skerl has earned consistent top rankings and endorsements from her peers, and she has received numerous testimonials and referrals from her satisfied clients.

A 2003 cum laude graduate of Clemson University, Ms. Skerl attended the University of Akron School of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor summa cum laude in 2007. Drawing upon her extensive knowledge of elder law, estate law and related areas, she has conducted lectures and seminars across her region on a variety of legal topics, and she has served as adjunct professor of legal writing and research at the University of Akron School of Law.

Along with maintaining a successful legal practice, Ms. Skerl remain active in her legal community, and she is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association and the Ohio State Bar Association as well as the American Bar Association and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. She also serves as vice president of Choices A Community Social Center, which is a nonprofit center devoted to helping people with substance abuse problems and mental disabilities in the Akron area.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Elder Law
  • 50%Estate Planning & Probate
Focus Areas

Guardianships & Conservatorships, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills


2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2020 - 2021

About Erica A. Skerl

First Admitted: 2007, Ohio

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Educational Background

  • Clemson University - BA of Political Science, 2007

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified Elder Law Attorney, by the National Elder Law Foundation approved by the Commission on Specialization of the Supreme Court of Ohio, 2015

Bar/Professional Activity

  • National Elder Law Foundation, 2015
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, 2011 to Present
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, 2019
  • American Bar Association, 2007 to Present
  • Ohio Bar Association Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, 2019

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Vice President Board Member of Choices A Social Center (a center for those in recovery), 2019
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Office Location for Erica A. Skerl

7530 Lucerne Drive, Suite 200
Middleburg Heights, OH 44130

Phone: 440-243-2800

Fax: 440-243-2852

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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