ABOUT JEFF SKARDA
The practice of Jeff Skarda concentrates on medicaid nursing home eligibility, social security, workers compensation, civil rights, civil appellate law, criminal law, federal civil practice, appellate law, family law, employment defense, litigation, probate law, administrative law and welfare law.
Knowledgeable in Spanish. Seventeen years experience with civil legal aid, mainly with Lone Star Legal Aid (formerly Gulf Coast Legal Foundation). Twenty-two years private practice.
Licensed by the Texas Supreme Court 1970.
Board certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization 1987. TDRPC rule 7.04(b)(3)&(c). 53 TBJ 1023, 1028 (1990).
OFFICER AND BOARD MEMBER
Interfaith Ministries, Houston Bar Elder Law Committee past cochair, Texas Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys past treasurer, Houston Bar Social Security Section past council member. Former counsel for the Houston Welfare Rights Organization.
Biographical information: born and raised in Clovis, New Mexico. Graduated from Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, in 1966 with a B.A. cum laude. Graduated from Columbia University School of Law with a J.D. in 1969. Father of three children.
LECTURES AND PUBLICATIONS ON MEDICAID AND SSI