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Practice areas


  1. Elder Law: 20%
  2. Trusts: 20%
  3. Probate: 20%
  4. Business: 20%
  5. Estate Planning: 20%


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Attorney endorsements

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  • Brian C. Layman

    I have known Jim for more than 10 years. He has exceptional legal skills, integrity and character. He represents his clients zealously and with compassion. I have had the opportunity to work with Jim on client matters. I have and will continue to refer matters to Jim, which is the highest endorsement I can offer to a fellow attorney.


    Brian Layman Estate planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • David Lance Dingwell

    Jim is an excellent probate and estate attorney. His compassion and skills allow him to help families through extremely difficult times.


    David Dingwell Insurance Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Krugliak Wilkins Griffith & Dougherty

158 North Broadway Street
New Philadelphia, OH, 44663


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2012
Super Lawyer Top 100 AttorneySuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2011
Super Lawyer Top 100 AttorneySuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2010
Super Lawyer Top 100 AttorneySuper Lawyers Magazine2010
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2010
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2009
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2009
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2007
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2006
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Director and ShareholderKrugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., LPA1997 - Present
AssociateDay Ketterer1992 - 2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
Dover City Schools Educations Foundation, Inc.Vice President2012 - Present
City of Dover Parks and Recreation CommitteeVice President2011 - Present
Dover Tornado ClubMember2010 - Present
Tuscarawas County Comittee On Aging, Inc.Treasurer2010 - Present
Dover Baseball Leagues, Inc.Member2003 - Present
Dover RotaryMember1998 - Present
Tuscarawas County Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
Stark County Bar AssociationMember1992 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationMember1992 - Present
Dover RotaryPresident2007 - 2008
Dover Baseball Leagues, Inc.Treasurer2005 - 2011
Big Brothers Big sisters of Tuscarawas CountyPresident2000 - 2002
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tuscarawas CountyBoard Member1998 - 2005
Publication nameTitleDate
The Times ReporterAsset Protection and Estate Planning for Mineral Rights2012
The Times ReporterNew Ohio Law Concerning Power of Attorney2012
The Times ReporterDigital Assets and Estate Planning2011
The Times ReporterOhio Estate Tax2011
The Times ReporterOil and Gas Leases2011
The Times ReporterLandowner Issue for Oil and Gas Leases2011
The Times ReporterWill Contests2011
The Times ReporterTax Issues When Transferring Residence2011
The Times ReporterSocial Media and Estate Planning2011
The Times ReporterTrusts for Special Beneficiary Situations2011
The Times ReporterWhat Happens If I Do Not Have A Will2011
The Times ReporterAsset Protection2011
The Times ReporterEstate Planning for Prudential and MetLife stock2011
The Times Reporter2010 Taxpayer Relief Act2011
The Times ReporterTitling Assets2010
The Times ReporterEmergency Guardianships2010
The Times ReporterEstablishing Florida Residency2010
The Times ReporterStep Parent Adoptions2010
The Times ReporterAsset Protection for Physicians2010
The Times ReporterFunding Your Living Trust2010
The Times ReporterLiving Trusts Aren't For Everyone2010
The Times ReporterCharitable Gifting Options2010
The Times ReporterEstablishing Your Advisor Team2010
The Times ReporterAlzheimers2010
The Times Reporter2010 Federal Estate Tax Issues2010
The Times ReporterSeven Estate Planning New Year's Resolutions2010
The Times ReporterPre-Nuptial Agreements2009
The Times ReporterConverting Traditional IRA to Roth IRA2009
The Times ReporterEstate Planning for Tangible Personal Property2009
The Times ReporterBusiness Succession Planning2009
The Times ReporterEstate Planning for Blended Families2009
The Times ReporterEstate Planning and Life Insurance2009
The Times ReporterWhen a Loved One Dies Who Is REsponsible for Expenses2009
The Times ReporterThe Importance of Guardianships2009
The Times ReporterShould I Transfer My Home to My Children2009
The Times ReporterVeterans Benefits2009
The Times ReporterEstate Planning After A Divorce2008
The Times ReporterPowers of Attorney2008
The Times ReporterThe Unauthorized Practice of Law2008
The Times ReporterSpecial Needs Beneficiaries2008
The Times ReporterWhen a Loved One Enters A Nursing Home2008
The Times Reporter6 Estate Planning Misconceptions2008
The Times ReporterSteps to a Successful Estate Plan2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Case Western Reserve University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
University of AkronAccountingBS - Bachelor of Science1989
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Planning Opportunities with the New Tax LawPlanning Opportunities with the New Tax Law2011
Plannig for SeniorsMedicaid Planning2011
Estate Planning For SeniorsEstate Planning2011
Tuscarawas County Caregivers CoalitionHealth Care Directives2010
Tuscarawas Community Foundation SeminarOverview of Basic Charitable Gifting Options2010
CLE SeminarEstate and Asset Protection Planning2010
Young Professionals NetworkEstate Planning2008