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About the Skier Law Firm

West Palm Beach native Scott Skier founded The Skier Law Firm, P.A. in 2006 as a solo practitioner in criminal defense law. Our firm has since grown to include Attorney Scarlett Roque, who joined the team in 2021, Attorney Glenn Ziegler, who provides counsel on matters pertaining to family law, and office administrator Chelle Smith. Together, we have over two decades worth of experience practicing criminal defense law in Palm Beach County and have successfully defended countless clients in state and federal courtrooms across Florida. 

Our team knows that the criminal justice system can be terrifying and confusing. The complexities of the law and the intricacies of the legal process can leave anyone feeling like they do not know what is happening or what will happen next. That is why we make it a point to prepare you for each step of the legal process by taking the time to explain how local and state laws apply to your unique situation.  

Call us at (561) 820-1508 or send us a message to begin preparing your defense! Our Palm Beach County lawyers advise clients on drug crimes, DUI charges, federal crimes, misdemeanors, racketeering, theft, violent crimes, and white-collar crimes. 

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    • “You’ll never feel worried about any case that your going through with this team.”

    Criminal Defense Attorneys with a Record of Success

    Proven Advocates

    We understand that this is a difficult and emotional time, and we are determined to provide you with skilled and focused legal counsel so that you can process this situation and make well-informed decisions about your defense. 

    We place a premium on communication, and we work with you to understand the facts of your case and assess your risks. 

    Proven Negotiators

    Scott Skier, Esq. has spent his entire career in the Palm Beach County court system. He has built a strong reputation for honest and sound judgment, and he has earned the respect of prosecutors and judges throughout local courtrooms and in the surrounding areas. 

    Our lawyers will use all available resources, including our insight into the local criminal justice system, to fight for you. 

    Proven Fighters

    Although not every case goes to trial, there are times when a trial is necessary to secure justice. In these situations, it is important to be represented by skilled criminal attorneys who are confident in the courtroom and who can provide you with an aggressive defense. 

    The Skier Law Firm, P.A. has achieved tremendous success in criminal defense cases of all sizes, from smaller misdemeanors to high-profile state and federal cases where the odds were stacked against our clients. Our impressive victories, many of which have received media attention, have contributed to our reputation as formidable trial attorneys. 

    Awards & Associations

    • Nations Top One Percent by NACD
    • America's Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys 2019
    • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers
    • AVVO  Rated Top Criminal Defense Attorney
    • AVVO Clients' Choice Criminal Defense 2014
    • AVVO Rated Top Attorney for White Collar
    • Rated by Super Lawyers
    • Expertise Best Criminal Lawyer in West Palm Beach 2020

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