Barbara D. Skurka is an associate of Marquardt & Belmonte, PC. Ms. Skurka received her Bachelor's degree from DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois her Juris Doctor from Chicago-Kent College of Law.
Ms. Skurka was a law clerk with the DuPage County State's Attorney's Office during law school and was hired as an assistant shortly after graduation. While at the State's Attorney's Office, Ms. Skurka worked in several different divisions: traffic, juvenile, misdemeanor and felony. Prior to her departure from the office in 1995, Ms. Skurka oversaw the auto theft prosecutions in DuPage County. After leaving the State's Attorney's Office, Ms. Skurka went in to private practice where she focused on criminal defense, Secretary of State reinstatement hearings, village prosecutions and family law. In 2000, Ms. Skurka went to work for the Illinois Attorney General's Office. At the Attorney General's Office, she was assigned to the Sexually Violent Persons Bureau for one year and was then promoted to the Deputy Chief of the Medicaid Fraud Bureau.
Ms. Skurka is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association.
Areas of Practice
- Criminal Defense
- Illinois, 1991
- Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois
- DePaul University, Chicago
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Illinois State Bar Association, Member