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Donald A Duda Co. LPA

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Attorney Duda

About the Attorney

Donald A. Duda is the managing attorney at Donald A. Duda Co., LPA. For over 20 years, Don has represented many individuals and businesses in Northeast Ohio. Don has worked day to day with many businesses in their formation, growth, and development strategies. In addition to the representation of these individuals and businesses, Don has been legal counsel to the management and owners and does a great deal of business law work.


Raised and educated in Canfield, Ohio, Don attended Youngstown State University, where he graduated Cum Laude with a BS in BA. Don then attended the University of Akron School of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctorate. Having grown up, lived, and been educated in Northeast Ohio, Don is intimately and uniquely familiar with the business, political, and social settings in Mahoning and Trumbull Counties, as well as throughout Northeast Ohio.

Don also served as both an enlisted soldier and an Officer in the U.S. Army and Ohio Army National Guard, where he attained the rank of Captain before his retirement in 2003. Don's military experience as a Military Policeman and Assistant Staff Judge Advocate allowed him to provide legal advice to the command authority, prosecute military offenders, defend military offenders, provide family support services to soldiers, and provide deployment counseling and assistance to deploying units. He also defended claims against the government and soldiers.

Don devotes valuable time to Scouting, participating in service organizations, veterans' organizations, 4-H, the Mahoning County Junior Fair Committee, and giving back to his community in various other ways. This is the foundation of Don's continuing commitment to being more than just a lawyer. Through his wide variety of interests and expertise, Don is able to provide his clients with trusted advice and counsel.

Areas of Practice:

  • Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Business Law
  • Corporate Formation and Ongoing Maintenance of the Corporation
  • Dissolution of Corporation
  • Workers' Compensation Defense
  • Personal Injury Law
  • Township and Zoning Law
  • Government Litigation
  • Administrative Appeals

Bar Associations:

  • Mahoning County Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association


  • The University of Akron School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1993
  • The U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's School, 2002
  • Youngstown State University, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, 1989

Professional & Community Leadership:

  • Mahoning County Bar Association — Law Day Committee
  • Retired Assistant Staff Judge Advocate
  • Retired Captain Having Served in the U.S. Army and Ohio Army National Guard
  • Desert Storm Veteran
  • Assistant Scout Master Troop 25, Canfield, Ohio
  • Youngstown Rifle and Pistol Club, Inc. — Past Secretary
  • Eastern Ohio Conservation Club — Member

Honors & Awards:

  • Martindale-Hubbell "AV" Rating Since 2001, Which Indicates Very High to Pre-Eminent Legal Ability & Very High Ethical Standards As Determined By Professional Colleagues
  • U.S. Army Meritorious Service Medal