John Bogniard

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 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 issues including acquisitions, commercial leases and all types of business contracts.

Professional Experience:

  • Substantial experience representing management in labor negotiations, arbitration, employment discrimination, union election campaigns, as well as various other aspects of employment law
  • John lectures frequently on a wide range of employment issues including employment discrimination, the Family and Medical Leave Acts, employee drug testing and wrongful discharge


  • Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania, B.A., 1969
  • Ohio State University School of Law, cum laude, 1972

Notable Presentations and Publications:

  • “How to Say ‘You’re Fired’ and Handling Releases”
  • “Performing Background Checks”

Courts and Bar Associations:

  • Ohio, 1972

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Co-chair: Corporate Law Committee Stark County Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Labor and Corporate Sections
  • Board of Directors:  Refuge of Hope
  • Director and Chairman: AAA Ohio Auto Club
  • Board of Directors: Gregory Industries, Inc.
  • Legislative Committee and Labor and Employment Task Force: Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Former Member: North Canton Planning Commission
  • Board of Directors: Congress Lake Country Club
  • Former Chair: United Way Legal Division Campaign

Honors and Awards:

  • AV® Preeminent Rating (highest rating) in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America®
  • Listed as “Lawyer of the Year”, Labor Law Akron Area, Best Lawyers, 2012
  • Named to the list of Ohio Super Lawyers®