Nicole Kruegel

Domnick Cunningham & Whalen
2401 Pga Blvd Ste 140
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410-3515
(561) 625-6260
www.dcwlaw.com


PRACTICE AREAS:

Personal Injury / Wrongful Death
Maritime Personal Injury
Nursing Home Abuse
Medical Malpractice

BAR ADMISSIONS:

Florida Bar, 2013
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2013
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 2014
Nicole Kruegel is an attorney in the law firm of Domnick Cunningham & Whalen. Her practice is dedicated to pursuing justice for Florida's injured in the areas of personal injury, maritime personal injury, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse and wrongful death.

Ms. Kruegel graduated in 2010 from Florida International University, magna cum laude, with a degree in English Literature and a Certificate in Law, Ethics, and Society. She was the recipient of the College of Arts and Sciences Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement, an honor only bestowed upon nine individuals in her major. She was also a member of Sigma Tau Delta, the English honors society.

In 2012, Ms. Kruegel received her law degree from the University of Miami School of Law, magna cum laude. She graduated a full semester early, was on the Dean's from 2011 through 2012, and was elected to The Order of the Coif. While in law school, she was the Admiral of the Maritime Law Society, the Articles and Comments Editor for the International and Comparative Law Review, a member of the Psychology, Public Policy, and Law Journal, and a competing member of the Trial Team. Ms. Kruegel also interned for the Florida Attorney General, Office of Statewide Prosecution, and at Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd. Upon graduating, Ms. Kruegel worked at a prominent law firm in Miami where she handled personal injury, products liability and admiralty actions.

Ms. Kruegel was admitted to practice in Florida in 2013. She is a member of The Florida Bar, Palm Beach County Bar Association, Palm Beach County Justice Association, American Association for Justice and Florida Justice Association.

PUBLICATIONS

"Understaffing in Florida Nursing Homes: The Case for Punitive Damages," Briefings, Vol. 17, Issue 2 (2015)
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EDUCATION

Florida International University, B.A., Magna Cum Laude, 2010
Certificate in Law, Ethics, and Society
College of Arts and Sciences Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement
Member, Sigma Tau Delta
University of Miami School of Law J.D., Magna Cum Laude, 2012
Order of the Coif
Admiral, Maritime Law Society
Articles and Comments Editor, International and Comparative Law Review
Competing member of the Trial Team
Member, Psychology, Public Policy, & Law Journal
Dean's List 2011-2012 PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND LEADERSHIP

ACTIVITIES

The Florida Bar
Admiralty Law Committee (2014 to present)
Florida Association for Women Lawyers
Chair, Mentoring Committee, Palm Beach Chapter
Legislative Committee and Informed Voters Project Committee
American Bar Association
American Association for Justice
Florida Justice Association
Palm Beach County Bar Association
Palm Beach County Justice Association