Edward Skypala, Esquire was admitted to the bar in 1973 and earned his Juris Doctor Degree from Temple University. He earned his B.A. from West Chester State College in 1969.
While attending Temple University School of Law, Mr. Skypala earned the American Jurisprudence Excellence Award (highest grade) in the study of criminal law. He served as an Assistant District Attorney for Montgomery County from 1974 to 1976 as a trial attorney. From 1985 through 1991 he acted as Solicitor for the Montgomery County Office of Children and Youth.
Mr. Skypala has extensive municipal experience and currently serves as the Solicitor of Upper Providence Township, Upper Hanover Township, West Pottsgrove Township and is conflict counsel for Limerick Township. Mr. Skypala also serves as the Solicitor for the Zoning Hearing Boards of New Hanover Township, Red Hill Borough, Pennsburg Borough and New Morgan Borough. Mr. Skypala is also the Solicitor for Green Lane-Marlborough Joint Sewer Authority and Upper Providence Township Municipal Authority.
Mr. Skypala concentrates his practice in the areas of criminal law, family law, estate administration, estate planning, municipal, zoning and land use law and civil litigation.
Mr. Skypala is a member of the Montgomery County Bar Association and Pennsylvania Bar Association.
Mr. Skypala is married to Elaine (Godshall) Skypala and has three children. In his spare time, Mr. Skypala enjoys fishing, boating and spending time with his grandchildren.
Areas of Practice
- Criminal Law
- Estates, Trusts & Elder Law
- Family Law
- Real Estate/Land Use/Zoning
- Pennsylvania, 1973
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
- U.S. Supreme Court
- Temple University School of Law – J.D. – 1973
- West Chester State College – B.A. – 1969
Honors and Awards
- American Jurisprudence Excellence Award in the study of criminal law
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Montgomery County Bar Association, Member
- Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member