Gary K. Fry

Prior to becoming an attorney, Gary worked as a professional city planner for five years, focusing on real estate development application and zoning ordinance review. In addition to his work as an attorney, he has significant experience appearing before city councils, planning commissions, and boards of adjustment addressing all types of land use issues. Gary enjoys all things outdoors and spending time with family. Having relocated from Utah in 2006, Gary, his wife Melissa and their four children live in North Canton, Ohio.


  • J.D., The University of Akron School of LawGary_K._Fry
  • B.S., Planning and Resource Management, Brigham Young University

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio – All state courts
  • Utah – All state courts (Inactive)
  • Federal
    • Northern District of Ohio
    • District of Utah (Inactive)

Professional Associations

  • Akron Bar Association
    • Chair of Probate Law Section (2012-2013)
    • Chair of Real Property and Environmental Law Section (2013-2014)
  • Stark County Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • J. Reuben Clark Law Society, Columbus Chapter
    • Akron Area Board Representative (2010 – Present)

Community Involvement

  • Boy Scouts of America – Eagle Scout
  • Attorney Liaison for University of Akron School of Law Student Chapter of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Akron Ohio Stake, Canton Ward