A Family-Owned Practice

Duwel Law is proud to be a 2-generation family-owned practice. David M. Duwel, the founder, is joined by his sons Kyle Duwel and Todd Duwel.

about

David M. Duwel

Dave has over 40 years of experience in resolving employment and business disputes through sound professional advice and litigation services when necessary.

Areas of Practice:

  • Business Law and Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Agency Practice-unemployment, OCRC/EEOC, OSHA, DOL

Bar Admissions:

  • State of Ohio (1973)
  • United States District Courts and Courts of Appeals (Ohio)

Community Involvement:

  • Frequent lecturer for continuing legal education and business community program
  • Volunteer Lawyer Project
  • Building Bridges
  • East End Communities
  • Ohio School Foundation Board

Publications:

Author of numerous law-related and dispute resolution articles

Education:

The Ohio State College of Law,
City, State | 1973
J. D., Magna Cum Laude, Law Journal, Order of the Coif and Honor Council

University of Dayton
Dayton, Ohio | 1970
B. S., Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude, Business Administration

Personal:

  • Married for 45 years

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Member of the Labor and Employment Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution committees of the Ohio State and Dayton Bar Associations
  • Chairman, Fee Dispute Resolution Committee, Dayton Bar Association
  • Arbitrator Chairman and Single Arbitration and Acting Mediator for the Montgomery County Common Pleas Courts
  • Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Kettering-Moraine-Oakwood Chamber of Commerce
  • Oakwood Business Council

Kyle C. Duwel

Kyle has been working in the firm for over eight years. Kyle has concentrated his legal experience on business law and employment related issues.

Areas of Practice:

  • Employment Law
  • Business Law
  • Corporate Formation & Governance

Bar Admissions:

  • State of Ohio (2002)

Community Involvement:

  • Coaches High School Soccer

Publications:

Author of numerous law-related and dispute resolution articles

Education:

University of Dayton School of Law
Dayton, Ohio | 2002

Miami University
Oxford, Ohio | 1998
B. A., Major: History; Minor: Political Science

Personal:

Kyle is an American Revolutionary History buff. As with all members of the family, Kyle especially enjoys rooting for the Dayton Flyers!

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Dayton Bar Association
  • Serves as an arbitrator for the Montgomery County Common Pleas Court

Todd T. Duwel

Todd has more than 17 years of legal experience, and recently began his second stint with the firm. Prior to his return, Todd worked with a national architecture and engineering firm where he was responsible for its risk management and corporate compliance programs. A seasoned litigator, Todd spends most of his time in insurance defense and business litigation disputes.

Areas of Practice:

  • ¬†Construction Defense (Design Professionals)
  • Business Litigation
  • A/E Risk Management, Audits & Consulting
  • Corporate Counsel Services
  • Workplace Audits & Investigations

Bar Admissions:

  • State of Ohio (1998)
  • Commonwealth of Kentucky (2009)

Community Involvement:

  • Oakwood City Schools, School Board Member
  • Brian Hafer Foundation, President

Publications:

Author of numerous law-related and dispute resolution articles

Education:

University of Dayton School of Law
Dayton, Ohio | 1998

Miami University
Oxford, Ohio | 1995

Personal:

  • Married, with three beautiful daughters
  • Loves Leeland, MI and Charleston, SC
  • Enjoys golf, especially uphill birdie putts
  • Champions his school district and community

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Dayton Bar Association
  • Serves as an arbitrator for the Montgomery County Common Pleas Court

A\E Consulting Services

We specialize in risk management programs and insurance defense litigation for architectural, engineering, and design-build firms. If you need front-end document review/preparation, insurance defense/litigation, trial litigation, and in-house risk and compliance management, rely on Duwel Law’s 60+ years of experience.

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