Law Offices of

Serving Island, Skagit & San Juan Counties


Representative Clients

Whidbey Island Bank; Krieg Construction, Inc; Kings Market (Friday Harbor); Chicago Title Company; Fidelity Title & Ins. Co.; Jet City Equipment, Inc.; Whidbey Golf & Country Club, Inc.; yacht brokerages, home owners associations, non-profit organizations, and individuals like you, who need effective and reasonable legal representation.

Oak Harbor

Friday Harbor

An Experienced, Local Firm

Christon C. Skinner founded The Law Office of Christon C. Skinner, P.S. as a sole proprietorship in 1996. Prior to opening his own office, Chris was a partner in the law firm of Zylstra, Beeksma, Waller and Skinner from 1985 through May, 1996. Mr. Skinner expanded his practice to the San Juan Islands when he acquired John Linde's law office in Friday Harbor in January of 2008. 

Since 1996, the Firm has grown, and currently employs five attorneys, five paralegals and four clerical and administrative assistants in two offices, one in Friday Harbor and one in Oak Harbor. Mr. Skinner has practiced law in the Island County area for over 34 years. Mr Skinner's prior law partner, Mike Waller, joined the firm "Of Counsel" beginning January 1, 2011. Mr. Waller was admitted to the bar in 1973 and has been in private practice since that time.


The Law Offices of Christon C. Skinner provides legal services to clients in Island, Skagit, Whatcom, and San Juan Counties. The Firm's attorneys have a wide range of experience spanning between four and thirty-five years. The Firm emphasizes civil litigation, including real estate, land use, construction, contract disputes, employment disputes, and personal injury and tort claims, as well as business formation and transactional work. Members of the firm have successfully litigated both sides of each type of case.

The Law Offices of Christon C. Skinner is Peer Review rated "AV" by Martindale Hubble and, the highest rating for legal professionals.