As the “changing of the guard” occurred, firm shareholders Phillip J. Henry and Erica A. Skerl step up to take over ownership and management of the firm

Phillip J. Henry

Middleburg Heights, OH, February 23, 2017 – The law firm of Phillips & Mille, Co., LLP (Phillips & Mille), is pleased to announce it has successfully transitioned ownership to shareholders Phillip J. Henry and Erica A. Skerl. Henry serves as President with Skerl serving as Vice President.

As the new leaders at the firm, Henry and Skerl are committed to maintaining the high level of service and professionalism that clients have appreciated since the firm’s establishment in 1992.

Henry, shareholder and President, has been with Phillips & Mille for 12 years.  His areas of practice include domestic relations, family law, divorce, child support, child custody, juvenile law, consumer protection, foreclosure, commercial litigation, collections, corporate disputes, criminal defense, appellate advocacy and corporate law. Of his new role, Henry says,

I have seen the firm grow under the leadership of its founders, Nicholas E. Phillips, and Dennis G. Mille.  I am honored to continue building on the work of these hard working lawyers, and the firm’s 25-year commitment to providing great service and personal attention to clients.

Henry is a graduate of the University Of Akron School Of Law.

Skerl, shareholder and Vice President, has been with Phillips & Mille for six years. She is one of approximately two dozen attorneys certified by the Ohio State Bar Association as a Certified Elder Care Attorney. She focuses her practice in the areas of elder law, wills, probate, trusts, guardianships, real estate, corporate planning, and tax.  She also helps families navigate through the complicated Medicaid laws when their loved one enters into a long-term care facility.

Skerl added,

I am excited to step into this new role to foster and continue the firm’s positive work environment and the delivery of the highest quality legal services.

Skerl is also a graduate of the University Of Akron School Of Law.

Phillips & Mille was established twenty five years ago by attorneys Nicholas E. Phillips and Dennis G. Mille.  The founders will remain at the firm in an Of-Counsel capacity, to underscore their ongoing commitment to clients of the firm, and to support the next generation of leadership.

Firm co-founder Nicholas E. Phillips says,

I have worked with and watched Phil and Erica serve our clients for years and can think of no one better to take over the leadership of Phillips & Mille Co., L.P.A. They are superb lawyers whom I have trusted with our clients and the law firm.  I wish them many more years of service and success.

Co-founder Dennis G. Mille adds,

I am confident that our clients will continue to benefit from Phil and Erica’s leadership and legal skills.


Phillips and Mille Co., L.P.A. is based in Middleburg Heights, Ohio, and serves both business and individual clients.  The firm’s practice areas include Family Law, Criminal Law, Estate Planning, Elder Law, and Personal Injury. The firm also provides corporate and litigation services to business clients throughout the greater Cleveland area. Visit www.pmlawyers.com for more information.