John A. Burnworth

Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A.
Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A.
4775 Munson St. NW
Canton, Ohio
United States
Attorney At Law
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John joined the firm in 2007 and is director with the law firm of Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. Experienced as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, John tried over 20 jury trials for Stark County. Since joining the firm, he has successfully handled jury trials dealing with construction contracts, Consumer Sales Practices Act, slander of title, as well as the occasional criminal matter. John also spends a great deal of time in Family Court, handing divorces, custody and support matters.  John practices out of the Canton and Massillon offices.  He resides in Perry Township, Ohio, with his wife and three boys. 

Professional Experience:

  • Experience as a trial attorney after working with the Stark County Prosecutors Office as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
  • Experienced in all phases of civil and commercial litigation, including trial and appellate practice in state and federal courts
  • Counsel’s clients in civil litigation matters, which primarily focus on personal injury, construction litigation, domestic relations, landlord-tenant and commercial collections


  • University of Charleston, B.S., 1999
  • Capital University School of Law, 2003

Notable Presentations and Publications:

  • 2012 Speaker at a continuing education course regarding landlord-tenant law

Courts and Bar Associations:

  • Ohio, 2003
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Stark County Bar Association - Serves on the Grievance Committee and Fee Dispute Committee

Professional and Community Affiliations:

  • Member, Board of Directors: The Workshops, Inc.
  • Member, Board of Directors: West Stark/Massillon Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, Board of Directors: Massillon Affinity Hospital (past)
  • Member, Board of Directors:  Golden Key School for Exceptional Children
  • Member, Board of Directors: Perry Youth Soccer Club

Honors and Awards:

  • Listed in Ohio Super Lawyers® Rising Stars