About Nicole Kruegel

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.

  • 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
  • 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
  • The Florida Bar
    • Diversity Committee (2018 – Present)
    • Admiralty Law Committee (2014 to present)
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers
    • Sponsorship Director (2018-2019)
    • Chair, Mentoring Committee, Palm Beach Chapter (2017-2018)
    • Legislative Committee and Informed Voters Project Committee (2016-2017)
  • American Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Florida Justice Association
    • At Large Director, Women’s Caucus (2018-2019)
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Palm Beach County Justice Association
  • “Understaffing in Florida Nursing Homes: The Case for Punitive Damages,” Briefings, Vol. 17, Issue 2 (2015)
  • Top 40 under 40 – National Trial Lawyers (2018-2020)
  • Florida Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” (2017-2018)
  • Lecturer: “Audit Trails: Who Put What in The Record and When Did They Do It?” DCW Hospital Liability Seminar (2019)
  • Lecturer: “Medical records retrieval and review,” Palm Beach County Justice Association Business of Law Seminar (2018)

“Great firm and great people, they handle tough cases and get results. What more can one ask for a Trial firm, oh yeah, client care. Well they excel there as well.”

  • Ed N.

The Legal Journey

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.

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The personal injury team at Domnick Cunningham & Whalen is proud to serve the Palm Beach Gardens community and to represent those seeking justice in the face of harm they have suffered