Michael F. Skolnick
Admitted to bar: 1985, Utah.
Education: University of Texas at Austin (B.A., 1982; J.D., 1985).
Author: "Understanding Legal Malpractice," Utah Bar Journal, Feb., 1998; "Considerations in Purchasing and Using Malpractice Insurance," Utah Bar Journal, Sep, Oct, 2005; and Lessons from Recent Utah Legal Malpractice Cases, Utah Bar Journal, Jan, Feb 2008.
Member: Salt Lake County and American Bar Associations; Utah State Bar; American Inn of Court II (President, 2004-2005).
Practice Areas: Commercial Litigation; Professional Malpractice; Products Liability Law; Personal Injury; Civil Litigation.
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Michael F. Skolnick is an AV peer review rated attorney. His practice emphasizes professional malpractice defense, commercial litigation, product liability law, personal injury law and general civil litigation. Mr. Skolnick has been consistently named by his peers as one of the top business litigation attorneys in the state of Utah, in annual surveys published in Utah Business magazine. He is also regularly listed in The Best Lawyers in America and Mountain States Super Lawyers. Representative clients generally include: attorneys, accountants, real estate agents and brokers, insurance agents and agencies, architects, plaintiffs and defendants in personal injury and product liability actions and a variety of other litigation and business clients. From 1985 to 1988, Mr. Skolnick served as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Utah. He joined Kipp and Christian in 1988 and became a shareholder in 1992. He is a frequent lecturer on topics related to professional malpractice defense and associated insurance issues.