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Daniel Gigiano

Daniel Gigiano Bio

Humble Beginnings


Daniel Gigiano grew up in a small town near Chicago, Illinois.  He played on his high school’s football, baseball and wrestling teams.  Dan Gigiano found success in wrestling.  He was a conference and regional champion.  He nearly qualified for the individual portion of the state tournament.  His high school team did qualify for the dual meet portion of the state tournament, where Dan Gigiano helped his team place third in state.  He graduated third in his class at his high school, was a two-time student-athlete award-winner, and was a member of the National Honor Society. 


Formal Education


Attorney Daniel Gigiano received his bachelors degree at the University of Illinois in 1990.  He graduated with honors: magna cum laude and was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society.  Daniel Gigiano earned his law degree at the Loyola University of Chicago School of Law in 1993.  During his time in school, Dan Gigiano volunteered at a homeless shelter and tutored inner-city youth in the Cabrini Green housing project.  He also served in student government and helped organize several successful school-wide social outings. 


Early Career


The first attorney job Daniel Gigiano had was an assistant state’s attorney in Joliet, Illinois.  The State’s Attorney’s Office performs the same functions as a Prosecutor’s Office.  In 1996, he became a full-time guardian ad litem for abused and neglected children in Chicago.  In 1997, Attorney Daniel Gigiano returned to criminal law, by joining the Macon County States Attorney’s Office in Decatur, Illinois. 


Daniel Gigiano: Ohio Attorney



In 1999, Daniel Gigiano moved to Ohio.  He performed real estate title searches and corporate merger cases.  Then, he began working for the Summit County Legal Defender Office.  In late 1999, Daniel Gigiano joined a firm in Akron, working on high-stakes multimillion dollar cases.  In 2000, he joined an existing practice in Wadsworth.  His practice consisted of bankruptcy, criminal defense, family law, probate, estate planning, real estate, corporate formation, and other portions of the general practice.  In late 2002, Attorney Daniel Gigiano formed his current law firm, where he has continued to serve his clients in local courts ever since.


Daniel Gigiano: Current Practice


Attorney Daniel Gigiano currently practices in the following areas: family law, criminal defense, bankruptcy, business formation, estate planning, probate, personal injury and civil litigation.  During this time, he achieved numerous victories for his clients.  He won his first criminal defense jury trial, an assault case.  Through the years, he earned substantial personal injury settlements, got numerous DUI cases dismissed, and won custody and support battles.  Within the last year, Attorney Daniel Gigiano obtained a not guilty jury verdict in an assault case and two DUI dismissals. 


Daniel Gigiano: Personal Life


In his spare time, Dan Gigiano enjoys traveling, outdoor activities, and watching football, baseball, basketball, and soccer.  A lifetime fan of Chicago teams, Dan Gigiano has become a fan of Cleveland sports, too.  He really enjoys the beautiful stadiums in Cleveland and Akron.  He also watches high school sports.  He spent fifteen years as a referee and several years coaching youth sports.  He also spends time with the Wadsworth Lions Club.  The Lions Club provides the less fortunate people of the world with help for their vision problems.  Glasses placed into those Lions Club eyeglass bins may very well allow a child in a third world country the chance to see clearly.  Dan Gigiano has served as the Candy Day chairman and President of the Wadsworth Lions Club. 

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