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Elaine is an Associate Attorney with the law firm of Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. Her practice is primarily focused in Insurance Defense Plaintiff Litigation and General Civil Litigation. 


  • Bowling Green State University magna cum laude, B.A. Environmental Policy and Analysis (2016)
    • Elmore Manufacturing Senior of the Year Award for Excellence
  • University of Akron School of Law, Juris Doctor, cum laude, (2019) Certificate in Litigation
    • Member Akron Law Trial Team (2017—2019)
    • Legal Competitions:
      • Georgetown White Collar competition team, Washington D.C.
      • Case Classic, Cleveland, Ohio
      • American Association of Justice Regional Competition, Cleveland, Ohio
      • National Civil Trial Competition, Santa Monica, California
      • Regional National Trial Competition, Columbus, Ohio

Professional Experience

  • Civil Litigation Clinic, University of Akron School of Law which supports Akron Community Legal Aid’s work on housing/landlord-tenant cases in the region
  • Legal intern as staff defense at Cincinnati Insurance Co.

Courts and Admissions

  • Ohio (2019)
  • Member: Tuscarawas County Bar Association
  • Member: Akron Bar Association
  • Member: Ohio State Bar Association
  • Member: Stark County Bar Association


Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Volunteer Coach: University of Akron School of Law Trial Team
  • Board Member: Red Cross for Heartland, Stark and Muskingum Lakes

Honors and Awards

  • Recipient: CALI Excellence for Future Award in Trial Advocacy, The University of Akron School of Law