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Our attorneys advise business and individual clients in negotiating contracts for the purchase and sale of commercial and residential real estate and business assets, contracts for the provision or acquisition of services, employment contracts, consulting contracts, construction contracts, licensing agreements, non-competition agreements, franchise agreements, and a variety of other legal contracts. In addition we advise and represent individuals and business entities in litigation and arbitration concerning disputes that arise from contracts of all kinds.

Contract Law Attorneys

  1. John Bogniard
    John is a Director and former Managing Director at the law firm of Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. His practice focuses in the labor and corporate fields. In the general corporate area, he handles a variety of legal… Read more about John Bogniard Attorney At Law
  2. Terry J. Evans
    T.J. is an associate of Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A.  He provides legal counsel and advice to coroporate clients and individuals in various areas, including contract negotiations, lease negotiations,… Read more about Terry J. Evans Attorney At Law
  3. Scott G. Hastings
    Scott started with Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. real estate title company, Alpha Land Title Agency, Inc., in 1999 while completing his undergraduate degree at Malone University. Scott then began his law career… Read more about Scott G. Hastings Attorney At Law
  4. Fred J. Haupt
    Fred began his professional career with KWGD in March of 1967 as the firm's sixth attorney. Although his practice began in the litigation area, he quickly became focused primarily in the areas of business, contract and… Read more about Fred J. Haupt Attorney At Law
  1. Matthew R. Hunt
    Matthew is a director/shareholder at Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. Matthew’s practice is focused in professional and general corporate law, commercial and residential real estate transactions, commercial… Read more about Matthew R. Hunt Attorney At Law
  2. Leigh A. Maxa
    Leigh is a director of Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A.  Her practice includes representing clients in state and federal courts, as well as before various administrative agencies, including the Ohio Bureau of… Read more about Leigh A. Maxa Attorney At Law
  3. John P. Maxwell
    John is a director of KWGD. His practice is concentrated in the areas of insurance defense litigation, general civil litigation, appellate practice, creditor’s rights, business law and real estate law, and is admitted to practice in… Read more about John P. Maxwell Attorney At Law
  4. Lucas W. Murray
    Lucas joined the law firm of Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. in 2012 as a law clerk.  A native of Canton, Ohio, Lucas was named an Associate of the firm after being admitted to practice law in May of 2015.… Read more about Lucas W. Murray Attorney At Law
  1. Matthew W. Onest
    Matthew has been with the firm since December of 2011.  Matthew resides in Jackson Township with his wife, Kelly, their daughter, Annabel Grace and son,  Matthew Eugene and daughter, Emma Catherine. Professional Experience:… Read more about Matthew W. Onest Attorney At Law
  2. Owen J. Rarric
    Owen is a director at Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. His practice focuses in the areas of Business Litigation, Business and Contract Disputes, Oil & Gas Litigation, Construction Litigation, Cell Tower Lease… Read more about Owen J. Rarric Attorney At Law
  3. John B. Schomer
    John is a director and shareholder of Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. and practices out of the Akron ofice.  He currently serves as a member of the firm's Management Committee.  John represents clients in a… Read more about John B. Schomer Attorney At Law
  4. John M. Tucker
    John, a Director and Shareholder, has been with Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths and Dougherty Co., L.P.A. since 1995, and regularly represents clients on transactional matters, as well as by serving as outside general counsel for many companies.… Read more about John M. Tucker Attorney At Law

Contract Law News Articles

Departing Physicians-Averting Disputes
Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A.
02.15.07
Departing Physicians: Averting Disputes Cathy A. Sloane, Esq. Published in the July/August Issue of the Canton/Akron MD News Magazine Over time, new opportunities arise, professional relationships change, and business separations… More of "Departing Physicians-Averting Disputes"

Contract Law Legal Alerts

Home Construction Service Suppliers Act
Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A.
09.04.12
The Ohio General Assembly recently enacted the Home Construction Service Suppliers Act ("Act"), which took effect August 31, 2012.  Perhaps the biggest benefit from the Act, enacted by HB 383, is the exemption of all "Home Construction… More of "Home Construction Service Suppliers Act"
Ohio Supreme Court Modifies the Belvedere Test
Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A.
12.02.08
One of the major advantages of incorporating is the creation of a “corporate veil.”  The corporate veil prevents shareholders from being liable for corporate obligations.  If a plaintiff is successful in piercing the… More of "Ohio Supreme Court Modifies the Belvedere Test"