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Danielle joined Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. in 2016 as a law clerk while attending law school and was named a Director-Shareholder of the firm in 2024. Danielle’s practice is concentrated in the areas of estate planning, elder law and special needs planning, and probate and trust administration.


  • The University of Akron School of Law, Juris Doctor, summa cum laude (2017)
    • Production Editor of the Akron Law Review (2016-2017); Assistant Editor (2015-2016)
    • President of the Law Association for Women
    • Judge Randolph Baxter Scholarship Recipient
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award Recipient in: Alternative Dispute Resolution; Civil Procedure I; Evidence; Family Law; Individual Taxation; Legal Analysis, Research, and Writing I; Probate Practice; Secured Transactions; and Wills, Trusts, and Estates I
  • Kent State University, B.A. In Psychology and Justice Studies, magna cum laude (2013)
    • Arts & Sciences Distinguished Student Leadership Award Recipient
    • President of Psi Chi International Honor Society in Psychology

Professional Experience

  • Judicial Intern at the Portage County Court of Common Pleas, General Division with Judge Doherty
  • Research Assistant for Professor Newman and Professor Barnes at the University of Akron School of Law
  • Certified Mediator in general and divorce mediation through the Supreme Court of Ohio

Courts and Admissions

  • State of Ohio (2017)
  • State of Florida (2019)
  • Member: Stark County Bar Association, Estate Planning Committee
  • Member: Akron Bar Association
  • Member: Ohio State Bar Association

Professional & Community Associations

  • Secretary, Board of Directors: ICAN Housing, Inc.
  • Board of Directors: The Wilderness Center
  • Member: Women’s Initiative
  • Graduate: Stark County Leadership 35th Signature Class

Honors & Awards

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® “Ones To Watch” 2022, 2023, 2024
  • Listed in Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars (top lawyers under 40) 2023, 2024

Articles Published by Danielle Halachoff Frye, Esq.