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Matt is a director and co-chairman of the Litigation Section at Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. He also serves on the firm’s Management Committee.

Matt’s practice includes a wide range of litigation, professional liability, business law, construction law, and insurance law. He practices throughout Ohio, and northern West Virginia and western Pennsylvania. He has tried numerous cases to verdict. Matt has built a client base which ranges from individuals in need of occasional advice to companies requiring assistance on a daily basis. Matt’s clients have come to expect advice designed to prevent disputes when it is possible, and aggressive representation when it is not.

An avid runner, Matt is very active with his local school district and in his community. He resides in Sugarcreek, Ohio.


Practice areas


  1. Insurance: 25%
  2. Construction: 25%
  3. Business: 25%
  4. Litigation: 25%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael John Maillis

    I endorse this lawyer. Very talented guy. Exceptional moral character. nuff said


    Michael Maillis Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • David Lance Dingwell

    I endorse Matt. I have worked with him on several matters. His professionalism and diligence, as well as his exceptional analytical skills make him and great attorney.


    David Dingwell Insurance Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Krugliak Wilkins Griffith & Dougherty

158 North Broadway Street
New Philadelphia, OH, 44663


WVAuthorized to practice law200907/13/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2012
Board Certified Civil Pretrial Practice AdvocacyNational Board of Trial Advocacy2012
Board Certified Civil Trial AdvocacyNational Board of Trial Advocacy2012
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2012
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in OhioNational Trial Lawyer2011
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2011
Ohio Super LawyerCincinnati Magazine2011
Board Certified Civil Trial AdvocacyNational Board of Trial Advocacy2011
Board Certified Civil Trial AdvocacyNational Board of Trial Advocacy2011
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2010
Board CertificationNational Board of Trial Advocacy2010
Ohio Super LawyerCincinnati Magazine2010
Rising StarCincinnati Magazine2009
One Of Ohio Rising StarsN/A2005
Citizen of the YearN/AN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
DirectorKrugliak Wilkins Griffiths & Dougherty Co. LPA2002 - Present
AttorneyMiller & Kyler, LPA1998 - 2002
AttorneyMiller & Mast1994 - 1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
Ohio State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Stark County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Tuscarawas County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys Quarterly ReviewStorage Charges for the Abandoned or Stolen Vehicle2003
Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys Quarterly ReviewLet the Builder Beware2002
Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys Quarterly ReviewRumors of Death Have been Greatly Exaggerated: Sexton Claims are Alive and Well2000
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Akron School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
University of Akron School of LawEducationBA - Bachelor of Arts1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Handling "Rambo" Litigators in OhioLitigation2012
Civil Litigation Boot CampDirect and Cross Examination2011
Winning Your First Jury TrialCivil Litigation2010
How your clients can benefit from Planned GivingCharitable Bequests and the Community Foundation2010
Continuing Legal EducationCurrent Issues in Civil Litigation2010
Building Your Civil Trial SkillsCivil Litigation2008