Carol Nolan Skinner

Carol is admitted to practice law in state and federal courts in Minnesota and Wisconsin and the Seventh and Eighth Circuit Courts of Appeals.   She received her undergraduate degree from Indiana University - Bloomington, graduating Phi Beta Kappa.  She earned her JD from Indiana University - Bloomington.   Her practice focuses on employment law, intellectual property law and mediation/arbitration.  Carol is Of Counsel to Bakke Norman.  She is fluent in French.  In her free time, Carol is involved in community organizations, including service on the boards of our local United Way, YMCA, Youth Action Hudson, Hudson Area Swim Association, St Croix Vally Bar Association, and St Croix Valley Sexual Assault Response Team. Carol's Bio

Joel David Skinner, Jr.

Joel  is admitted to practice law in Wisconsin, the Federal District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, and the Court of Appeals for The Federal Circuit.  He is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).  Joel received his undergraduate degree from Indiana University, and law degree from Hamline University. He is AV Peer Review Rated.  Joel's practice focuses on prosecution of US and International patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets and technology transfers.  His interests include Rotary International, our local and state Bar Associations, Hudson Community Foundation, and Habitat For Humanity.


Lori Federowicz

Lori is a patent legal assistant.


Jay Skinner

Jay is a trademark legal assistant and technical writer.   Jay is fluent in Spanish.


Home | Practice Areas | Attorneys and Staff | Contact Us | Links | Careers