Law Office 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.

Law Offices of Christon C. Skinner

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. 

Since 1996, the Firm has grown, and currently employs four attorneys, three paralegals, and a four person administrative section in Oak Harbor, WA. Mr. Skinner has practiced law in the Island County area for over 39 years. 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.  Attorney Jeff Waller joined the firm in 2016, and attorney Patrick Hinton joined the firm in 2018.


The Law Office 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 twelve and thirty-nine years. The Firm emphasizes civil litigation, including real estate, land use, construction, contract disputes, employment disputes, family law including divorce (dissolution of marriage) and adoptions, trusts and estate planning, 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 Office of Christon C. Skinner is Peer Review rated "AV" by Martindale Hubbell, the highest rating for legal professionals.