David Pearson Skillman

David Pearson Skillman

Location:
Charles Town, West Virginia
Phone:
304-885-4265
Email:

David P. Skillman was born and raised in Prince Georges County, Maryland. Mr. Skillman graduated from Eleanor Roosevelt High School and in 1986 moved to West Virginia. A 2000 Graduate of Shepherd University with a Bachelor of Science degree, Cum Laude. After graduating, Mr. Skillman moved to the Morgantown area where he attended West Virginia University School of Law and graduated with his J.D. in 2004. Mr. Skillman then began working as a law clerk for the 23rd Judicial Circuit Judge Gray Silver, III in Berkeley County, from 2004 - 2007. Towards the end of 2007 Mr. Skillman had the opportunity to work with the Bureau of Child Support Enforcement, then at the first part of 2008 joined the Law Office of Kirk H. Bottner, PLLC where he has been growing his clientele ranging from Criminal, Bankruptcy, Personal Injury, Civil Litigation and a variety of Domestic matters.

Judicial Experience

Mental Hygiene Commissioner - Since 2008
(Jefferson, Berkeley and Morgan Counties)

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Auto Accident
  • Bankruptcy
  • Civil Litigation
  • Criminal Defense
  • Divorce
  • DUI
  • Family Law

Bar Admissions

  • West Virginia, 2006

Education

  • West Virginia University College of Law, Morgantown, West Virginia
    • J.D. - 2004
  • Shepherd University
    • B.S. cum laude - 2000
  • Eleanor Roosevelt High School

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • American Association for Justice
  • West Virginia Association for Justice

Past Employment Positions

  • Mental Hygiene Commissioner Since 2008
  • 23rd Judicial Circuit Judge Gray Silver, III Berkeley County, Law Clerk, 2004 - 2007
  • Bureau of Child Support Enforcement, 2007
  • Law Office of Kirk H. Bottner, PLLC, 2008