Skinner Louis is the founder and managing shareholder of The Louis Law Firm, PLLC. Skinner has a passion for business and has dedicated his law practice to providing clients with comprehensive representation and counsel across the life span of their business. He has started several of his own businesses and has a special interest in business formation, asset protection, contract negotiation and complex litigation.
After many years of assisting businesses, Skinner has begun to help individuals with Person Injury, Business Visas, and Tax issues.
Skinner has successfully represented the interests of very large homeowner’s associations and corporations in complex legal situations. Because of his keen business acumen and his desire to service businesses of all sizes, Skinner has developed a client base that ranges from small start-ups to international corporations. Skinner is dedicated to preparing a legal foundation to help businesses of all size succeed.
Skinner served as a law clerk for the Honorable Judge Frederick J. Lauten in the Complex Business Litigation Division for the Ninth Judicial Circuit at the Orange County Courthouse. His experience in business litigation is invaluable to protecting his client’s interests.
Skinner was born and raised in Boynton Beach, Florida. He speaks Haitian-Creole fluently. He earned an Undergraduate Degree in a Legal Studies with an African Studies minor. Skinner’s academic excellence at UCF granted him an invitation to the prestigious McNair Scholar program
Skinner is a member of the Florida Bar. He is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. Within the Florida Bar, he is a member of the Business Law, Entertainment Law, Tax Law, Real Property and Trust Law sections.
Additionally, Skinner is a Board Director for the Young Lawyers Section, as well as the Chair for its Mentoring Program. Further, he is an active member of the American Bar Association, George C. Young First Central Florida American Inn of Courts, Central Florida Partnership Young Professionals Advisory Council, Commercial Law League of America, and FAMU College of Law Board of Visitors Mentoring Committee.
Skinner earned his Juris Doctorate degree from the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) College of Law, where he graduated in the top 15% of his class.
While attending FAMU College of Law, Skinner was a recipient of the Minority Merit grant, given to law students who maintained above a 3.0 GPA. He was staff editor of the law school’s highly esteemed Law Review organization. In addition, he served as Parliamentarian of the Jesse McCrary Chapter of the Black Law Students Association and was a member of the Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Society.
Skinner is a member of the Florida Bar and is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. Within the Florida Bar, he is an active member of the Business Law, Entertainment, Arts, and Sports Law, Tax Law, and Real Property, Probate and Trust Law sections. After visiting Haiti, he has started many non-profit programs aimed at economic empowerment for the country.
Skinner’s core practice areas include Business, Real Estate, Tax, and Personal Injury. He lives with his wife and daughter in Orlando, where he enjoys being very active in the community.
State of Florida
United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
University of Central Florida
Legal Studies Major and Africana Studies Minor
Phi Alpha Delta (Pre-Law Fraternity)
Florida Agriculture & Mechanical University College of Law
Staff Editor, Law Review
Parliamentarian, Jesse McCrary Chapter of the Black Law Students Association