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Joseph Gordon Skelly

Joseph Gordon Skelly, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1963, United States Supreme Court 1967, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1967, United States district court (eastern district) Pennsylvania 1969, United States district court (middle district) Pennsylvania 1970. Recipient Silver Beaver award, Boy Scouts America.

Background

Skelly, Joseph Gordon was born on June 2, 1935 in Oil City, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Daniel Joseph and Ruth Mary (Mansfield) Skelly.

Education

University of Notre Dame (Bachelor of Science, 1957). Villanova University (Juris Doctor, 1962).

Career

Worked at Ball, Skelly, Murren & Connell (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) specializing in General, Civil, Trial and Appellate Practice in all State and Federal Courts and Administrative Agencies. Constitutional, Commercial, Education Law, Professional Licensure, Real Estate, Zoning, Probate, Estate Planning, Corporation, Environmental, Employment Discrimination, Adoptions, Legislation, Association Law and Nonprofit Organizations. Admitted to the bar, 1963, Pennsylvania.

1967, United States. Supreme Court, United States. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit. 1968, United States. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

1970, United States. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania. Director, Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers, Inc., 1988—. Member, Board of Directors, Keystone Council Boy Scouts of America (Recipient, Silver Beaver Award, 1990).

Member, Hospital Ethics Committee, Holy Spirit Hospital. Member, Infrastructure Committee, Capital Region Economic Development Corporation. Member, Notre Dame Club of Harrisburg.

Author: "The Impaired Lawyer-Pennsylvania's Approach to the Problem". Who's Who in American Law. Member: Dauphin County (Chair, Impaired Lawyers Committee), Pennsylvania (Member, Sections on: Civil Litigation.

Real Property; Probate and Trust Law. Environmental, Mineral and Natural Resources Law. Municipal Law; Alternative Dispute Resolution, Professionalism, Alcohol and Drug Addiction Committees) and American (Member, Section on Law Practice Management) Bar Associations.

Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association. The firm provides a full range of services to individual, institutional and business clients and to associations in Pennsylvania and has national involvement in a variety of public policy and constitutional issues.

Membership

Member, Board of Directors, Keystone Council Boy Scouts of America (Recipient, Silver Beaver Award, 1990). Member, Hospital Ethics Committee, Holy Spirit Hospital. Member, Infrastructure Committee, Capital Region Economic Development Corporation.

Member, Notre Dame Club of Harrisburg.

Connections

Married Barbara Ossoff, April 30, 1966. Children: Mame, Meghan, Stephen.