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Skaja & Daniels offers an experienced team of dedicated professionals focused on client’s needs and rights. For fifteen years, we have provided solutions to the unique needs of our clients.

Skaja & Daniels is a general practice law firm, guided by the ideal that everyone has the right to seek justice and legal remedies. We represent clients who value constructive and equitable solutions, honesty and integrity.

Meet Our Attorneys

We value our team members, their intellect and decision-making characters. We are proud we managed to gather smart, talented and client-oriented staff, and we are happy to introduce them to our clients!

Carl J. Skaja, Esq.

With an understanding of the practical needs of his clients, Carl J. Skaja’s extensive litigation and transactional experience have earned him a reputation of excellence throughout Southern California. Carl has earned the respect of both his clients and opposing counsel by skillfully managing his clients’ matters with a results-oriented approach.

His case management, mediation, arbitration, trial and transactional skills provide his clients with valuable insight geared toward the most efficient and cost-effective resolution of both litigation and transactional matters. Carl represents a wide variety of clients including, developers, general contractors, subcontractors, landlords, retail business owners, realtors, brokers and many other small to medium sized businesses with all of their legal needs.

Carl believes in being active in his community by volunteering and giving back whenever possible. He is both a past president of the Escondido Rotary Club and Assistant Governor for Rotary District 5340. He is a past chairman of the Board of the Escondido Chamber of Commerce. Carl served as chairman of Palomar Family YMCA Board of Directors for three years. His civic activities include serving as Campaign Chairman of the Public Safety Improvement Facilities Bond, passed by voters in 2004, to construct a new Escondido police and fire headquarters and three new fire stations in Escondido. Carl then served as chairman of the Oversight committee to make sure the facilities were built on-time and on-budget.

Carl has been honored as the Business Leader of the Year by the Escondido Chamber of Commerce and is the recipient of the Public Safety Award by the City of Escondido.

Born and raised in Escondido, CA. Carl attended California Western School of Law after graduating magna cum laude from Northern Arizona University. He has been a named partner of his own law firms since 1998.

Robert M. Daniels, Esq.

Robert Daniels practices litigation in business, real estate and family law. Over the past 14 years, Robert’s trial experience includes claims involving international trade secret misappropriation, real estate fraud, bankruptcy fraud, construction disputes, shareholder disputes. inter-family embezzlement, and professional negligence.  This breadth of experience allows him to achieve lasting, long-term solutions in a wide variety of legal matters.


Robert is a past president of the North County Bar Association and has served on the board of directors for numerous organizations, including the San Diego Autism Society, Rotary Club of Escondido, and Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego. He served as a member of the downtown San Diego Centre City Advisory Committee and the Escondido Public Art Commission.


After graduating with distinction from San Diego State University, Robert earned a law degree from the University of San Diego School of Law, during which time he studied in Spain, Italy and England. He completed a clerkship at the Paris, France office of Ernst & Young. He has been a founding member of this law firm since 2007. 


Robert lives in San Elijo Hills with his wife, son and daughter. In his free time, he enjoys skiing, mountain biking and camping.

Morgan R. Small, Esq.

Morgan R. Small joined Skaja & Daniels as an associate attorney in 2019. Her practice includes the areas of estate planning, trust administration, probate, and entity formation


Morgan brings diverse experiences to her practice at Skaja & Daniels. While attending law school, Morgan served as a judicial extern for the Judge Richard E. L. Strauss, presiding, at the San Diego Superior Court. She clerked for a civil litigation firm, specializing in construction defect and bad faith insurance, as well as worked for a local company in in-house compliance.


Prior to law school, Morgan graduated from San Jose State University, where she competed on the school’s Division I water polo team. She earned her BA in History in 2015 and immediately enrolled at the University of San Diego School of Law in the fall. While in law school, Morgan actively participated in many organizations, including the implementation of the Dean’s Closet, a program that provides professional suiting to the university’s law students. Morgan earned her Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego in 2018.


Morgan grew up as a Navy brat, living all around the country; however, she calls El Cajon home. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, volunteering in local community activities, and finding herself on a pool deck when she can.

Aaron H. Reisner, Esq.

Aaron has been a practicing attorney since 2003 and has been exposed to many facets of law. His practice areas include, but are not limited to: Personal Injury Litigation, Construction Litigation, Civil Litigation, Business Litigation, Financial Elder Abuse, and Family Law.

Aaron graduated from the University of San Diego School of Law and was admitted into the State Bar of California in 2003. In addition to being a member of the State Bar of California, he is also a member of the San Diego County Bar Association, and San Diego Defense Lawyers Association. Aaron is the co-author of Torts – California Civil Practice Guide (West Publications).

When not practicing law, Aaron enjoys an adventurous life with his wife Katie, son Breckyn, Great Dane, Pali, and Elvis the cat. He is an avid ocean goer as a past professional bodyboarder and still travels to exotic locations for waves. Aaron also enjoys snowboarding, health and fitness, and just being outdoors enjoying life.

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