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A Stark County native, Drew joined the law firm of Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty, L.P.A. (KWGD) in 2021 as an Associate Attorney and is a member of the firm’s Business/Corporate and Litigation Sections. During his undergraduate and law school career, Drew worked for both private law firms and government agencies. His legal experience ranged from successfully defending civil actions to prosecuting individuals in both municipal and federal court. In addition, Drew was selected to attend Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyers College in Wyoming—a comprehensive three-week program focusing on courtroom procedures and conducting trials. 

Education

  • University of Akron School of Law, Juris Doctor, cum laude (2021)
    • Member of The Akron Trial Team participating in local and national competitions
    • Recipient: CALI Award for Excellence for Administration of Criminal Justice
    • Recipient: Legal Writing Award for best Appellate-brief and Oral Argument
    • Recipient: Akron Bar Association Scholarship
    • Recipient: Stark County Bar Association Scholarship
  • The University of Akron, B.A. magna cum laude, Philosophy, Political Science and Economics (2018)
    • The University of Akron Center of Conflict Management
    • Certificates in Conflict Management; General Mediation; Divorce Mediation
    • Member: Phi Kappa Tau

Professional Experience

  • Served as a law clerk for The United States District Attorney’s office for the Northern District of Ohio
  • Served as a certified legal intern for the Canton City Prosecutor’s Office
  • Served as an intern with Judge Frank Forchione at the Stark County Common Pleas Court
  • Served as a law clerk for Retired Judge Richard Reinbold

 

Courts and Bar Associations

  • State of Ohio (2021)
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 2021
  • Member: Stark County Bar Association
  • Member: Akron Bar Association
  • Member: Ohio State Bar Association