Meghan Skelton

Appellate expert with more than 25 years experience arguing appeals across the country, with a proven track record of representing clients in high stakes matters at all levels of the judicial system.

Recognized for expertise in appellate litigation, criminal defense, and human rights advocacy. Committed to helping individuals who are facing the great weight of the government and helping musicians protect their art and intellectual property. Defending your rights, your freedom, and your artistry.

About SkeltonLaw

  • More than 25 years of litigation experience as a human rights and criminal defense trial and appellate lawyer.
  • Began career in the prestigious Department of Justice Attorney General’s Honors Program.
  • Represented individuals, organizations, and businesses before grand juries, federal trial courts, and multiple United States Circuit Courts of Appeals.
  • Handles the most complex cases, including representing a Guantanamo Bay detainee in a military commission, on habeas, and before the D.C. Circuit.

SkeltonLaw brings creativity and intellectual rigor to every legal issue, finding solutions and different pathways to success. Using traditional legal tools in innovative ways, we will analyze your issues with a beginner’s mind, but also in the context of almost thirty years experience practicing at the highest level in courts across the country.

We know that your worst day does not define your life. If you’ve been convicted of a crime, SkeltonLaw provides a compassionate attorney who can find new ways to present your case on appeal or post conviction.

Likewise, SkeltonLaw knows creative expression is a human right. If your artistic career is at a turning point, we will listen to your needs and your goals and help you protect your art in court or at the negotiation table.

SkeltonLaw has the experience and confidence to bring new and creative solutions to your legal problems. Meghan knows how to advocate when it seems like the deck is stacked against you.

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Why you need someone like me?

When you don’t know what to do and feel like you have no chances left, I am the attorney who can help guide you through complex problems.


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