Acting Chief Solicitor Harry Skene

Harry Skene's Bio

Harry W. Skene is an attorney licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and New York. He graduated Adelphi University in 1984 with a B.S. in Psychology and received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Toledo College of Law in 1988. He then attended the University of Pennsylvania and in 1989 received his LL.M. in Securities and Financial Regulation.
In his thirty years as an attorney, he worked for law firms and in his private legal practice as well as a solicitor for Steven Flood when he was the Luzerne County Controller. Until appointment to Interim Chief County Solicitor, he has served as a fulltime Luzerne County Solicitor with Children and Youth Services. He has taught numerous courses as an adjunct professor in contracts, business, constitutional law and mediation.

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