Christopher J. Skorina

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Phone: (949) 582-1544

Christopher J. Skorina is the firm's managing shareholder and lead trial attorney. A graduate of the University of Michigan (A.B., summa cum laude) and the University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law (Juris Doctor, 1990), Mr. Skorina has successfully resolved matters for clients through trial, arbitration, and mediation throughout the United States. His practice is focused on serious personal injury, including wrongful death, and business, real estate, and construction litigation.. In addition, Mr. Skorina serves as General Counsel to start-up companies in southern California.

The firm is dedicated to remaining on the leading edge of advocacy techniques and the use of courtroom technology. Mr. Skorina is a graduate of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy's ("NITA") National Program, NITA's Advanced Advocates Program, and the Orange County Bar Association's College of Trial Advocacy.

His current and past professional memberships include the American Bar Association, American Association for Justice (formerly American Trial Lawyers Association), the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel, Orange County Trial Lawyers Association, the Ohio State Bar Association, the Orange County Bar Association, Consumer Attorneys of California, the ABA Sections on Litigation and Tort & Insurance Practice, and the ABA Forum on the Construction Industry. In addition, Mr. Skorina also served as judicial clerk to California trial courts and has lectured on various litigation subjects, including evidence and discovery issues.

Practice Areas

Mr. Skorina’s practice includes:

In the Community

Committed to his community, Mr. Skorina's past and present civic involvement has included volunteer roles in a number of organizations.

  • Mission Viejo Rotary Club — Director, Officer and President (commencing July 2018)
  • Mission Viejo Rotary Foundation — Director and Treasurer
  • American Red Cross — Volunteer
  • American Cancer Society — Volunteer
  • Saddleback Community Church — Children's Ministry Leader
  • Irvine Chapter of Jr. All American Football —President
  • AYSO — Coach and Referee

At Home

In his free time, Mr. Skorina enjoys hiking, mountain biking and gardening, which as he puts it, consists of managing a troubled relationship with several temperamental rose bushes. He and his wife Kristie have three children, two cats, a rabbit, and “Patty,” a terrier mix that serves as the firm mascot.

Practice Areas

Over 25 years of experience helping injured victims against insurance companies.

Full compensation if you or a family member was hurt in an auto accident.
Legal action against drunk drivers — and bars that serve clearly intoxicated patrons.
Aggressive help when injuries are caused by semis and negligent trucking companies.
Representation for injured motorcycle riders and their families.
Lawsuits when injury is caused by defective or inadequately labelled products.
Help for victims of slips and falls caused by negligent building or land owners.
General counsel services and legal representation for California businesses.
A full range of legal services in real estate and construction law.

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