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Jessica M. Skarin

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Senior Associate


(813) 281-1900


777 S. Harbour Island Boulevard
Suite 500
Tampa, Florida


Practice Areas

  • Subrogation & Recovery


  • Florida State University
  • Wake Forest University School of Law
Jessica M. Skarin is a Senior Associate at Butler Pappas.

She graduated magna cum laude from Florida State University in 2004 where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies.  She was selected to both Phi Beta Kappa and Lambda Pi Eta.  In 2009, Jessica earned her Doctor of Jurisprudence, cum laude, from Wake Forest University School of Law.  While in law school, Jessica was the Managing Editor of the Wake Forest Law Review.  She was also a member of the Wake Forest Moot Court Board where she received multiple awards including "Best Oralist" and the "Debbie Parker Service Award."     

Jessica's subrogation practice involves large losses of all types, including claims for product liability, fire spread, construction defects, and indemnity, as well as negligent hiring and supervision.  Prior to joining Butler Pappas, Jessica worked as a trial court law clerk for Florida's Thirteenth Judicial Circuit in Tampa, Florida, where she was the 2010 recipient of the Chief Judge's "Quality of Excellence" Award.

Jessica is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts of Florida, and has handled cases in several other jurisdictions, including New York, Texas, Georgia, Oklahoma, Kansas, Alabama, Louisiana, and the Virgin Islands.


Case Types

  • Appellate
  • Catastrophic Loss
  • Catastrophic Recovery Coordination
  • Collections - Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation - Collections
  • Complex Liability Litigation
  • Construction Defect Litigation
  • Contribution Claims
  • Explosions
  • Fire Spread Litigation
  • General Casualty Litigation
  • Heavy Equipment Claims
  • Indemnity Claims
  • Manufacturer Liability
  • Material Failures
  • Negligent Hiring
  • Negligent Supervision
  • Products Liability
  • Products Liability - Automobile
  • Products Liability - Consumer Products (All Types)
  • Products Liability - Equipment Losses
  • Products Liability - Pipe Failures
  • Structural Collapse
  • Subrogation
  • Subrogation - Large Loss