John B. Skaggs

by cobaltmoe | January 26th, 2022 |

John Skaggs has been practicing law at the firm since 1982.

John is licensed in the United States Supreme Court, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, federal courts in the Southern District and the Western District of Texas, and all Texas state courts. John’s main area of practice is civil litigation, including trucking litigation, trust litigation, probate and estate litigation, insurance bad faith, commercial disputes, personal injury, and appellate.

John was born and raised in Harlingen, Texas. He received his B.A. from University of Texas in 1978, completing the prestigious Plan II Program. He received his J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center in 1981.

John is a former Director of the Hidalgo County Bar Association, and a long serving member of the law library committee. He has also served on the Pattern Jury Charge Committee for the State Bar of Texas.

John has been active with his local Boy Scout Troop for many years as a Certified Eagle Badge adviser. He has served as a Board member of the Texas State Commission for Services to Children and Youth, and serves on various local committees and boards. John is active in politics, serving as Precinct Chairman for many years, and serving on advisory committees for many local and regional judicial candidates.

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