(814) 454-6345
345 W. 6th St.
Erie, PA 16507

About Skiba & Brasco - Attorneys at Law in Erie, PA

Skiba & Brasco - Attorneys at Law in Erie, PA - provide a professional and welcoming environment to assist you in making knowledgeable legal decisions for your business and personal needs. With over thirty-five years of experience, Attorneys Skiba & Brasco offer expert legal advice and provide a variety of perspectives to effectively serve individuals, families, farmers, small and large businesses at every income level. Skiba & Brasco work with an emphasis in the practice areas of bankruptcy (personal, farm, and business), social security disability law, wills, trusts, and estates. When it comes to fighting for your rights, these specialized attorneys are the ones you want to be on your side. Attorneys Skiba & Brasco are admitted to practice before all Pennsylvania and Federal Courts, and can provide the most professional, high-quality legal advice in Erie and Northwestern Pennsylvania.


Gary V.  Skiba

Gary V. Skiba

P: 814-454-6345 • F: 814-456-6603

Attorney Skiba graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1973 and has practiced law in a wide variety of legal areas for over thirty-eight years.  Currently he concentrates in bankruptcy, though he actively handles estates, commercial litigation and other civil areas.  He served as the Chapter 7 trustee in Erie County for nearly seventeen years; previously he served as Chapter 13 trustee for the northwest counties of Pennsylvania.  He has represented mostly debtors but also creditors in Chapter 7 (both corporate and individual), Chapter 12 (reorganization for farmers), Chapter 13 (reorganization for individuals and small business debtors), and Chapter 11 (reorganization for individuals, corporations, and partnerships).  In addition to the his admission to the Pennsylvania Bar, Attorney Skiba is a member of the bar of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.Attorney Skiba graduated from Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania (1969) and attended Cathedral Prep in Erie (1965). He has been involved in numerous activities of the Erie County Bar Association. Gary is married to Shirley, who teaches at Blessed Sacrament School in Erie, and has two grown children.


His involvement includes:

  • President of Bankruptcy section in the Erie County Bar Association Bankruptcy 
  • Master, Bankruptcy Inn of Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • President of Pastoral Council, Saint Luke Church, Erie, PA
  • Better Homes for Erie, Board President
  • Erie County Rules Committee, Past Chairman
  • Legal Journal Committee, Past Chairman
Thomas  Brasco Jr.

Thomas Brasco Jr.

P: 814-454-6345 • F: 814-456-6603

Thomas Brasco Jr. is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University, with a B.A. in English Writing and Literature. He is also a graduate of the Capital University Law School. Following law school, Attorney Brasco served as a law clerk for the Honorable Michael E. Dunlavey in the Erie County Court of Common Pleas. He then went on to practice law at Shapira, Hutzelm, Smith & Walsh from 2012-2015. Attorney Brasco is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Erie County Bar Association.


Attorney Brasco in the past served as chairman of the Erie County Bar Association Charity Golf Tournament Committee. He currently serves on the Board of Directors at The American Red Cross, Erie Chapter, as the Vice-Chairman of the Board, is a member of the Board of Governors of the Erie Philharmonic, and is a member of the Northwest Pennsylvania American Inns of Court. He is admitted to practice in all Pennsylvania courts and the U.S. Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. Attorney Brasco’s law practice concentrates on the areas of Criminal Defense, Bankruptcy Law, and Civil & Family Law Litigation. 



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